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Kitchen Hack: Easy Way To Fill Freezer Bags With No Mess!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Just in time for the holidays! I’m sharing a genius kitchen hack to help you more easily deal with all that leftover food.

Did you ever try to fill a plastic zippered bag with food for the freezer? It can get really messy trying to hold the bag while filling it with food. I always make a big frustrating mess.

But I’ve found a super easy way to hold bags open for me when trying to fill them – using something I already have in my kitchen. My canning jar lifters. Check out this clever Kitchen Hack!

Use Canning Jar lifter to hold open resealable plastic bags for food storage. #TexasHomesteader

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How To Accumulate Okra, Coat In Seasoned Mix & Freeze For Frying Later

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I only planted a few okra plants in the garden. So how will I accumulate the few okra I harvest each day until I have enough to fry?

I keep a dry seasoning mix in my freezer. Then I’ll add the cut okra to that mix each day until I have enough to fry.

An easy way to accumulate fresh okra from the garden & prepare it for frying at a later time. A quick mixture of flour, cornmeal & spices. #TexasHomesteader

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Healthy Sugar-Free ‘Ice Cream’ Made With Frozen Fruit

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Recently we were honored to have a guest poster, Ashley share her experience of going through a full month with No.  Refined.  Sugar!  In her post about going through Week Two of that challenge she shared with us a quick & easy hot-weather treat – Healthy Sugar-Free ‘Ice Cream’ made with frozen bananas and berries.  Check out this recipe for a nice cool treat on a hot summer’s day that’s actually GOOD for you…

Healthy Frozen 'Ice Cream' Treat Using frozen berries & bananas. Creamy like ice cream & flavors are endless. Curious? Check it out. #TexasHomesteader

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Save Time & Money With ‘Cook Once, Eat Twice’ Method Of Cooking

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

“COOK ONCE EAT TWICE” method of cooking means homemade meals are a snap to enjoy now & freeze some for later, and less cleanup too!

The idea is simple – cook LOTS of a specific main entrée and enjoy it at mealtime that day. Then portion out & freeze the rest for quick meals later.

It’s been a game-changer for me.

Cook-Once, Eat-Twice method of cooking is simple - cook many servings of a main entrée and freeze extras for ready-made meals later. #TexasHomesteader

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