Homemade Mac & Cheese

How to Make Your Mac & Cheese from Scratch I’ve been tweaking my homemade mac & cheese for a while now and there always seems to be something missing … until last night that is! I love restaurant mac & cheese so my standard for my homemade version is set …

Homemade Refried Beans

How to Make Your Own Refried Beans I was so graciously given this recipe from a friend when I shared about using dry beans and I have to say, SO easy AND very impressed! Refried beans are one of those items that never look appetizing, but are OH SO GOOD! …

Homemade Flour Tortilla Shells

How to Make Your Own Flour Tortilla Shells From start to finish, my time invested in these 16 flour tortilla shells was approximately an hour and a half. In the sense of time, was this worth the maybe $2 I saved on not purchasing them at the store … ah, …

Single-Serve Frozen Fruit Cups

How to Make Single-Serve Frozen Fruit Cups This is a summer must-have around the Haley House. We eat this in the form of single-serve frozen cups or popsicles. The best part of this recipe is as along as you start with the crushed pineapple, orange juice, lemonade, sugar, and water, …

Homemade Evaporated Milk

Well the day finally arrived that I didn’t get a post or an update in, such a sad day {tears and sniffling}. No worries the sadness was short lived because that’s life … there comes a time when you have to be willing to let go (even if it’s something …

Homemade Pizza Dough

How to Make Your Own Pizza Dough Sorry so late and so short and sorry it’s not mayo … we’ve had an very eventful day of baseball games and raising awareness for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. A college baseball teammate of the Mr.’s was diagnosed with ALS …

Homemade Chicken Broth

How to Make Homemade Chicken Broth I was recently asked if I had ever cooked a whole chicken and up until just a few days ago the answer to that was nope! Even though I grew up on chicken wings and thighs, we have typically been a boneless, skinless, chicken …

Homemade Cream of ‘Something’

How to Make Your Own Cream of ‘Something’ Soup I am really excited about this post! The Mister doesn’t like mushrooms or celery so I have never attempted to use either one of those in my meals and eventually just phased out all cream of something soups altogether. Since starting …