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Seasonings: {Trader Joes} Everyday Seasonings w/Grinder

Seasonings: {Trader Joes} Everyday Seasonings w/Grinder

Flavoring food does not come easy to me, but this… this is magic in a bottle!! Since writing this post 5 years ago, our family’s favorite seasoning blend quickly became the Garlic Salt – I use it almost everyday. I use it on veggies, two […]

Chicken Stock

Chicken Stock

Original post date – October 4, 2011 Update: When I was a child I did not like to eat soup or stew because I had an extreme dislike for the broth. My parent’s would get mad at me for straining the broth off everything… probably because […]

Spices: Celebrating Cinnamon

Spices: Celebrating Cinnamon

By the end of September it seems that people of all ages have started the new school year, apple harvest is half-way over and Summer turns to Fall.  September is the month I start burning “fall” candles. Browse the scents from just about any candle […]

Sweetener: Stevia Extract

Sweetener: Stevia Extract

  Original post: 2012 Stevia – have your heard of it? It’s one of many natural sweeteners that is now readily available to the average consumer – that’s us, you and me. I will be the first to admit that I love the taste of […]

Pumpkin Spice Latte Creamer

Pumpkin Spice Latte Creamer

You know what, I don’t like pumpkin pie. You know what else? I have never purchased a can of pumpkin puree or ever baked anything with pumpkin in it (unless you count roasting pumpkin seeds.) However, in 2003 a popular coffee-house chain starting with the […]

Vanilla Bean Coffee Creamer

Vanilla Bean Coffee Creamer

Hazelnut… The first coffee creamer from a bottle that I ever tasted was Hazelnut. I was hooked. It added sweetness and cream all in one pour. Then I read the ingredients, uh, oh… artificial everything. Really?? Eventually I quit drinking the creamers because I became especially […]



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