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Yield 8 – 10 servings (freezes well) Ingredients: 1 zucchini, quartered lengthwise and chopped 1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped 1 sweet potato, baked and chopped 1 corn cob (optional), kernels cut off handful of spinach 1 green pepper, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 can black beans or chickpeas, drained 1 can diced tomatoes, drained 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 1/2 onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp cocoa 1/2 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp oregano 1/4 tsp lemon juice 2/3 cup water (add more if necessary) 1 tsp salt and a pinch of pepper
Here’s a handy list of cooking and baking tips from the 1950s and 1960s that I’ve collected from a variety of vintage clippings. Each of the tips are from magazine articles or newspaper advice columns containing helpful ideas sent in from women sharing their tips with each other. I consider these tips as timeless wisdom, they were our mothers and grandmothers–and it’s hard to find someone with better tips than they have, these women knew how to work a kitchen! I’ve also included more tips and information found on Tipnut where there was more expanded info or helpful goodies on the topic. When boiling milk, first stir in a pinch of baking soda.
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Neighbor gifts are one of my favorite things to do this time of year. It involves my love for baking and gifting. I’ve always been meaning to make some homemade vanilla extract, I have friends that swear by it! I think it would make a really special neighbor gift. Keep reading to see how to make vanilla extract (you’ll never believe how easy it is), and also how to make the mini felt bow too!
Dec 24/11 Surprise the Ones You Love (14 pics) Here are instructions for a very special gift for the people you love. Buy a Kinder Surprise.
What you need: 6 large onions 2 green bell peppers 6 huge, ripe tomatoes or 1-2 large cans of tomatoes 1 bunch of celery with leaves 1/2 head white cabbage 4 carrots 1/2 big can of tomato juice Salt, Pepper to taste * My mom also puts in 1 pack Lipton onion soup mix for flavor. If you don’t have this, you can just use herbs and spices, as I did. What you do: Dice the vegetables and put them in a pot.