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Our favorite posts on cooking posted on TexasHomesteader.com

The Secret To Making Your Own Instant Chocolate Pudding Mix

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Did you know you could actually make your own gluten free mix-n-serve no-cook instant chocolate pudding mix??! Well believe it because it’s really true! But there’s a simple trick to it… Don’t worry, it’s easy!

I don't like convenience foods but what about recipes calling for a box of instant pudding mix? There's a trick to making it yourself! #TexasHomesteader

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Beat The Heat With Summer Cooking – Keeping Your Cool In The Kitchen!

 by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Beat the heat! I’m sharing a few tricks to summer cooking without adding extra heat & humidity to our home. I’ve included cooler food choices, better slow cooker methods, outdoor grilling ideas, solar cooking options and MORE!  

I'm sharing tips for keeping your cool in the kitchen during the hot summer months. #TexasHomesteader

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Simple Steps To Fix Crystallized Honey – Don’t Throw It Away!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

It’s just a fact, sooner or later that delicious honey will crystallize. Is there any way to fix it? Or is it ruined? 

Don’t throw it away! It’s simple to restore crystallized honey to the smooth sweetness you love. Come see how.

Honey is said to be the only food with NO expiration date. Don't throw that honey away when crystals form - save your honey for years! #TexasHomesteader

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Fast & Easy Instant Pot Long-Grain Rice – Batch Cooking!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

You can cook perfect rice in an Instant Pot using only THREE minutes of pressure-cooking time with 10 minutes natural release!

Rice is a cheap staple in my Homestead kitchen, and being able to cook it fast appeals to the lazy cook in me. You too? Read on, dear friends!

Long-grain white rice - burlap bag, green bowl, canning jar, chalkboard label, wooden measuring spoon #TexasHomesteader

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12 Easy Tips Anyone Can Use To Save Money On Food!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I’m sharing 12 easy tips to save on groceries. Most of these tips are good for  your budget AND the environment. And it doesn’t get any easier than this – there are many super simple ways to make the most of your food dollars.

Homestead pantry stocked with food in glass jars. #TexasHomesteader

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Is Cooking Like Grandma A Lost Art? How To Simplify Mealtimes

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I can’t help but wonder – is cooking like grandma did becoming a lost art? It seems cooking today has just gotten so… complicated.

Fancy recipes, processed foods, specialty ingredients and complicated cooking methods. It’s not the way grandma did it. Come see how to simplify cooking. 

Is cooking like grandma becoming a lost art? Simple, uncomplicated yet healthy meals are not hard to serve. #TexasHomesteader

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Pre-Cook Your Turkey So You Can Enjoy The Holiday TOO!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Serve that traditional meal at your family holiday gathering including a tender, juicy roasted turkey. But don’t be shackled to the kitchen jumbling messy greasy turkey-cooking pans instead of enjoying the holiday with your family!

Can you roast turkey beforehand and freeze? How long does it take to thaw a turkey? What temperature do you use to cook it? What seasonings do you use? How do you thaw and reheat?

All of these questions and more are answered here!

Instead of being stuck in the kitchen roasting a holiday turkey and wrestling greasy pans, see how I significantly simplify the holidays! #TexasHomesteader

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