Apple Pie

Classic Apple Pie

Apple pie is such a classic it is interesting that there are so many recipes.  Depending on the type of apples you use the taste can vary from pie to pie.  This recipe is a rendition of a very classic old recipe found in Grandma’s recipe box.  The magic was really in her crust recipe […]

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Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

Getting the family to eat spaghetti squash instead of pasta can be quite the challenge.  (To save time you could easily cook the spaghetti squash in the Instant Pot to make this a super quick meal. ) This recipe did the trick!  Put a little bacon and cheese in it and they were asking for […]

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How to Make a Environmentally Safe Abrasive Cleaner for Your Home

If you are looking for a safer, cheaper and more environmentally safe abrasive cleaner for your sinks and tubs, you may just have the remedy in your kitchen right now.  Our great grandmothers knew these recipes, as modern toxic cleaners were not as widely used, however over the years, with the help of mass marketing […]

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Cleaning Brass Pots and Pans

Cleaning beautiful brass cookware does not need to involve toxic chemicals or cleaners.  The simplest way to clean this metal is with stuff you probably already have in your kitchen.  It does take a little elbow grease the first time, but after that it gets much easier with consistent care of your cookware. Heres how: […]

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Shrimp Pasta in a Creamy Tomato Sauce for Instant Pot

The first time I used my Instant Pot, I decided to take a recipe I knew and see if I could successfully convert into an Instant Pot recipe.  I added all of the ingredients and anxiously waited to hear the timer and see how it turned out.  Well, it turned out so yummy the family […]

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