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Homemade Taco Seasoning. More from $5 Dinners on Pinterest So I’m into homemade.

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Homemade Taco Seasoning, specifically. Mostly because it’s better for you. You have control of what goes into your meals and your body. You decide how it will ultimately taste by adding a little of this or that to the meal. But also because it’s cheaper. Take taco seasoning for example. I recently purchased spice bottles for $1.38 each. Now…to use this homemade taco seasoning… Our Favorite Taco Seasoning Recipes So here’s my “ratio recipe”… Yield – variesPreparation Time – 5 minutesCooking Time – 0 minutesIngredients1 part chili powder1 part ground cumin1 part garlic powder1 part onion powder1/4 – 1/2 part crushed red pepperDirectionsMix all the spices together and store in an airtight container.

Other Homemade Spice Mixes Enjoy! Our new Favado grocery savings app is now available! Sign up for a free Favado account and then download for free in the iTunes store for iPhone or Google Play store for Android. Good Enough to Eat: Do You Know How to Boil an Egg? A few years ago, a friend called me, to ask what I thought might be the stupidest question I’d ever heard.

Good Enough to Eat: Do You Know How to Boil an Egg?

“Do you know how to boil an egg?” I laughed at her, thinking how I had admired her so much for being such a great, put together first-time mom and halfway decent cook… but really? You don’t know how to boil an egg? As I started to explain to her the concept of getting a pot, filling it with water, putting the eggs in the pot, my smugness started to wear off. Wait a minute. OMG, did I know how to boil an egg? I realized that while I had the basic mechanics of how to do it, the subtle nuances that create a gorgeous creamy hard boiled egg were eluding me. Science Lesson – That gray ring around the yolk is actually the iron in the egg yolk reacting with the hydrogen sulfide from the white… and only happens when you over cook it. So with a gazillion eggs from our backyard chickens in hand, I set out to boil the perfect egg.

And I was pretty surprised at what I learned. Now the directions - How to Keep Fruits and Veggies Fresh. Eating more fruits and vegetables is a requirement for every healthy eater.

How to Keep Fruits and Veggies Fresh

But when you buy more fresh produce, do you end up throwing away more than you eat? You're not alone. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, the average American family of four throws out approximately 25 percent of the food and beverages they buy--amounting to $1,365 to $2,275 annually. Storing fresh produce is a little more complicated than you might think. 22 Uses for Lemon Peels (Page 5)