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Throwback Thursday

by Texas Homesteader ~

Just doing things because ‘that’s the way we’ve always done it’ is almost guaranteed to cost you some big-time bucks. Sometimes all it takes is keeping your eyes open and being open to making a change if a better deal presents itself. And sometimes the savings from that one little change lines your pockets month after month too!

Today in honor of Throwback Thursday I’m sharing one of my most popular posts. Are you getting your money’s worth, or paying extra for NOTHING??!!

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Throwback Thursday

by Texas Homesteader ~

Today’s throwback Thursday post is about one of my favorite things to cook in my solar oven. ‘Boiled’ eggs! I was amazed when I learned you could cook those eggs without any water at all, right in their cardboard carton!

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~TxH~

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Throwback Thursday: Eco-Friendly Living

by Texas Homesteader ~

I love Mother Nature, that’s why I recycle LESS!! Today I’m sharing a Throw-Back Thursday post that’s proved very popular with my readers. Sometimes we feel being eco friendly is difficult or will result in feelings of deprivation. Surprise! That’s not the case. Come see the easy ways I give Mother Nature a big, wet kiss on the mouth!

I Love Mother Nature, That's Why I Recycle LESS! #TexasHomesteader

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~TxH~

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Throwback Thursday: Recipe

by Texas Homesteader ~

Today’s throwback Thursday post is aaaaaall about bread. Y’all know RancherMan’s a certified bread-a-holic. He loves bread in all its forms. And I have several bread recipes I make for him.

One of our favorites (and one of the easiest) is a no-knead skillet bread flavored with fresh rosemary. Its simple, delicious and the texture is delightful. We like to infuse olive oil with various herbs & spices for dipping. Delicious and fancy enough for company!

Rosemary Skillet Bread baked in a cast iron skillet. #TexasHomesteader

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Throw-Back Thursday Recipe

by Texas Homesteader ~

That handsome RancherMan of mine sure does love bread. But he loves MY homemade bread the most! Awwww…. Especially since I finally learned to make a soft & fluffy sandwich bread from scratch. But these days I’m more likely to be making that recipe using some oat flour. My oat flour is just oatmeal that I’ve ground into a flour using a coffee grinder.

I know how healthy oats are for you, and now I’ve included it in my homemade sandwich bread!

I know how healthy oats are for you, and now I've included it in my homemade sandwich bread! #TexasHomesteader

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Throwback Thursday – Easy Recipe

by Texas Homesteader ~

Remember when RancherMan & I were traveling in East Texas and we stopped at a hole-in-the-wall dive for lunch? (ya know, sometimes those are the best places to eat!) We saw a menu item called ‘Poor Man’s Steak”. It was a hamburger patty stuffed with onion, bell peppers, jalapenos and cheese. And it was absolutely amazing!

I couldn’t wait to get back home & replicate that dish. And today to celebrate Throwback Thursday I’m sharing it with y’all again. Enjoy!

Poor Man's Steak (or stuffed hamburger) #TexasHomesteader

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Throw-Back Thursday: Easy Recipe

by Texas Homesteader ~

It’s Throw-Back Thursday, y’all!  So today I’m sharing with you one of RancherMan’s favorite desserts – Apple Pie Tortilla Rolls.  (These days I’m also whipping up my own Cherry Pie Filling and making CHERRY Pie Tortilla rolls too.) Whatever flavor pie filling you like, go for it!

I’ve made apple pie tortilla rolls for dinner guests many times, and I love that there’s really not even a recipe for them.  Prepare – bake – done!  So if you’re looking for a quick, easy, company-worthy dessert that’s so simple it doesn’t even require a recipe, read on, dear friends…

Throw-Back Thursday: Delicious, quick Apple Pie Tortilla Rolls. No recipe is even needed! Here's a quick dessert option for your home too. #TexasHomesteader

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Throwback Thursday: Easy Recipe

by Texas Homesteader ~

To celebrate Throwback Thursday I’m gonna share with you a recipe for honey-sweetened whipped cream. You see, I’d never made homemade whipped cream before.  Everyone told me it was super easy, but it took our sweet granddaughter whipping up homemade whipped cream before our very eyes to give me the push to try making it myself.  I found a delicious honey-sweetened whipped cream recipe over at Real Food Enthusiast, and decided to give it a try.

I tweaked the recipe to suit our tastes, but boy howdy was it ever delicious.  And easy!  Check it out.

I finally took the leap and made my own honey-sweetened whipped cream. It was delicious, fast and oh-so-easy! #TexasHomesteader

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Throwback Thursday: Craft

by Texas Homesteader ~

Our clean clothes are always dried on the line.  Heck we live where blue skies rule, why not use that free solar energy to dry our clothes?  And that line-dried aroma?  (breathes deeply…)  Is there anything like it??!!

Recently for her birthday I made my sister the cutest clothespin apron ever.  (I’m jealous, so I want to use the rest of the cloth to make one for myself!)  It was easy even with my oh-so-limited sewing abilities, and she loves it!

To celebrate Throwback Thursday, I’ll share the tutorial today.  Check it out, y’all!

Throwback Thursday - clothespin apron tutorial. #TexasHomesteader

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Throwback Thursday: Crafts

by Texas Homesteader ~

Let’s celebrate Throwback Thursday, shall we?  Today’s share is one of my favorite projects too.  You see, last year I was so saddened that a huge cedar tree that had died in our barn pasture and had to be cut down. I loved that tree!

We used one of the larger limbs for my Clothesline Pole and while I loved that, the rest of this massive tree was just hauled to the burn pile.  I couldn’t stand that soon the bonfire would be lit & it would be gone forever.  So I asked RancherMan to go out to the burn pile & cut some of the thicker parts of the tree into 3 separate lengths.  Puzzled, he placated me anyway.  I absolutely love what we made with them.

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