How to Use an Apple Peeler-Corer-Slicer

By Dolly | April 27, 2008

Onion Math

By Dolly | April 27, 2008

Here’s a convenient reference — it will come in handy when you don’t ave the “right” sized onion. 1 small = 1/3 cup chopped 1 medium =1/2 cup chopped 1 large = 1 cup chopped 1 green onion = 2 tablespoons sliced

Shopping Tips to Save You Money

By Dolly | April 27, 2008

The average family spends WAY too much on groceries because they buy too many convenience foods and don’t know “how” to shop frugally. Here are some techniques to save money while shopping. We’ll tackle avoiding convenience foods in another post. Shopping tip #1: Look high, look low. The highest priced brands are always in the…


By Dolly | April 27, 2008

Is that even a word? Sort of like garage saling… I’ve signed up for a trial at They claim to be in Virginia, but don’t have any circular information any more recent than January. Boy, that’ll irritate me. The idea behind this service is that they enter all the coupons that go out in…

Super-fast, Super-Easy, Microwave Artichokes

By Dolly | April 6, 2008

“Well, I’m never dirtying up another pot cooking artichokes. I put two in a pyrex bowl, followed the directions below. They were wonderful. Certainly as good as any made it a pot of water. And only 8 minutes plus 5 minutes rest time. Great!!! I see lots of artichokes in my future when they are…