Cinnamon Apple Coffee Cake from Biscuit Baking Mix

Time for another great recipe using biscuit baking mix. This is an old favorite recipe that came off of the back of commercial biscuit mix when I was a kid. I kept the recipe because I was the one who would make it when mom had some biscuit mix in the cupboard. Every one loved…

Cookbook Review: The New Good Housekeeping Cookbook 1986 Edition

I am someone who has collected cookbooks for many years from thrift stores and have enjoyed them. The cookbooks were always cheaper than a magazine and there were endless hours of reading and looking through them. When my stash of books became too large, I could sell some and donate the ones that I wasn’t…

Cookbook Review : Pillsbury The Complete Book Of Baking

I have been asked about what cookbooks I think are the best. Most of the cookbooks I have I found while shopping in thrift stores. There is a real treasure trove of cookbooks in thrift stores and yard sales. Many of them are not very old or in bad shape. There has been many of…

Quick Gingerbread from Biscuit Baking Mix

This is one of my go to recipes for a quick dessert. It is easy to make from what you have in your pantry. I make my own biscuit mix as a easy way to save money on my food budget. This recipe is part of a series of recipes using the home made mix….

Cherry Chocolate Chip Angel Food Cake

Eggs have become very inexpensive, in fact I have not seen these prices in decades. I don’t know what has caused the bottom fall out on the prices of eggs. I grabbed four dozen when I was shopping. It has been a long time since I have made this cake. It is one of my…

Biscuit Baking Mix DIY

This is a recipe that everyone needs to keep in their recipe box. It is much cheaper to make your own There are times when you reach for it in your cupboard and you are out of it or there isn’t enough. This can be mixed up easily in the food processor or by hand….

Pancake Mix DIY

I haven’t bought pancake mix in a very long time. This is a very inexpensive dry mix recipe that you can keep on hand. It really stores nicely in a container. You only have to use one part water to one part dry mix to make the batter. It is a quick and easy way…

Easy Baked Egg Custard

Eggs are very inexpensive right now in my area. Two weeks ago the eggs were $.56 a dozen so I bought 4 dozen. I had all these ideas of things I could make with them. Then the food pantry gave me 2 dozen. We normally don’t see eggs very often at the pantry. Some milk…