Planned Leftovers: Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

by Texas Homesteader ~ I’ve written before about how I love the Cook-Once, Eat-Twice method of cooking. And of course its close relative the Planned Leftovers method too.  With Cook-Once Eat-Twice cooking you might cook several meatloaves or stuffed peppers so you can freeze it for the same entree later. With Planned Leftovers you cook […]

Recipe: Potato Soup For an Inexpensive Bone-Warming Meal

by Texas Homesteader ~ The weather is very raw today – blustery, damp & cold. So I’ve got on my thinkin’ cap making plans for a bone-warming supper for RancherMan & me.  What’s my motto, y’all? That’s right, “Use What Cha Got!” So I’m pulling out the ingredients I have available to work with, including […]

MYO Cream-Of-Chicken Soup In A SNAP!

by Texas Homesteader  Recently I  wanted to make my handsome RancherMan a homemade Chicken Pot Pie, but I wanted to make it totally from scratch.  Cooking with cream-of-something soups helps to make recipes quick & easy but you know those commercial cans of soup are full of sodium. Now don’t get me wrong, I have […]

Endless Soup for Warm Nutrition

 by Texas Homesteader ~ Lunches at the Taylor household are always fend-for-yourself style. Typically for summertime lunches RancherMan & I each just grab a quick sandwich of some kind. But in the wintertime I hunger for something a little more substantial. And something hot. I really enjoy soups in the winter for hot and healthy […]

Dinner Party, Shower-head Repair, Coffee Sale, Post-Holiday Food

by Texas Homesteader ~ Especially this time of year, we’re all trying to save a little money wherever we can, #amiright? I’ve found the best way to save some cold, hard cash is to incorporate easy (and non-drastic) money-saving measures into your daily life. Saving money doesn’t have to be hard. Sometimes there’s no sacrifice […]