Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup

Who needs a can of condensed cream of chicken soup when you can make your own homemade cream of chicken soup quickly and easily? This cream of chicken soup recipe is a delicious stand in for any condensed can of soup. It’s so good that it could be a meal on its own!

condensed cream of chicken soup shown in an open glass storage jar

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Homemade Pierogi Recipe

This homemade pierogi recipe creates pillowy pockets of dough filled with a fluffy mashed potato center. The tender homemade dough will melt in your mouth. These cheese and potato pierogies are delicious served on their own, made into a casserole, or as a side to dishes like kielbasa and sauerkraut.

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Tomato Bisque with Cheddar Bay Dumplings

This yummy Tomato Bisque with Cheddar Bay Dumplings is the soup lovers’ dream come true. A rich, creamy tomato bisque is studded with buttery Cheddar Bay style dumplings for a new twist on on a couple classics.

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Make-Ahead Homemade Oatmeal Muffin Mix

Homemade muffins are a simple baked treat that’s perfect for so many different occasions. Grab a large mixing bowl, a handful of pantry staples, and in minutes you can whip up your own homemade oatmeal muffin mix. Stored in the pantry it stays good for months, meaning you can whip out a batch of homemade muffins with ease anytime!

.Homemade Oatmeal Muffin Mix

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Re-purposing Coffee Grounds & A Homemade Exfoliating Scrub

Anybody else here live off of coffee? For the hubs and I, it’s just part of our morning routine, and as integral and necessary as say brushing our teeth or getting dressed. Don’t expect me to function if I haven’t had my coffee. But speaking of coffee, as you stumble your way into the kitchen, wiping the sleep from your eyes, how much thought have you given to the coffee grounds when you add them to your Keurig or coffee pot’s filter? If you’re like the hubs and I, of course you didn’t give them a second thought, before you used them OR after you threw them away. They’d served their only purpose in life, creating the lifeblood of our people. But if you’re also like us, one day you’re going to have a friend over and offer to make them coffee. Then you’re going to react with confusion and dismay when you toss the used coffee grounds out and they react like you’ve just thrown dollar bills down the disposal. And then you’ll be thanking the dear sweet Lord for the sweet sweet nectar of the gods while you’re lectured educated on the many, many, many used for coffee grounds. And then you’re not going to be able to forget. And then it’s going to click that you could be saving some money, and since you’re not above being cheap to do so, you’ll do some research and before you know it you’ll see coffee grounds floating down the drain as money washing away or it spilled on the counter as loose change to be scraped together. And pennies make dollars, people.

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