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Raspberry Custard

My kids love to pick wild raspberries! I did get to make one batch of ice cream this year, but for the most part, I am only “allowed” to make raspberry custard. Everyone in this house loves it, except for me. I am picky and I just don’t like seeds. So, based on the recommendations of everyone else in my household, you should give this recipe a try! 🙂 Raspberry Custard 1 1/2 cups wild…

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A Big Batch of Filling- Freezer Cooking

Now I am going to show you what to do with those leftover crusts from the uncrustables sandwiches…  I save them to make filling!  I get a lot of compliments on my filling and it is so moist!  It is really simple to make, too.  Here is what you need: 6-7 loaves of white bread3-4 medium onions3-4 stalks celery8 sticks margerine I know!  That is a lot, right?  I like to make my filling in…

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Eggplant Parmesan (Freezer Cooking)

One of the best ways to save money (and have better food) is to preserve fresh vegetables when they are in season.  I love to have eggplant already breaded and frozen for a fast, easy meal in the winter.  If you don’t have a garden giving you lots of lovely, purple eggplants you can pick some up for cheap while they are in season at a local farmer’s market.  Out of two very large eggplants,…

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Pretzel Buns

When I am feeling particularly ambitious, the kids and I make homemade soft pretzels.  They like playing with the dough to make different shapes and sometimes we use them as buns.  This is a recipe meant to be like those pretzels you get at the mall.  They are awesome!  Here is how we make them… Sprinkle yeast onto the warm water.  (Ooooh… fascinating!) Stir to dissolve. Add brown sugar and mix that up, too.  Then add the salt and…

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Bread Pudding

Bread pudding is something that my mom made quite a bit when we were growing up.  It is a great way to use up bread that is not so fresh, or those icky end pieces. You can serve it warm or cold, and it is also perfect for breakfast or a dessert. Bread Pudding 6 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 2 cups milk 8 slices of bread spreadable margarine or butter cinnamon Start…

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