Pizza has always been one of my favorite foods and now I can bring it to work with me for lunch with no hassle. I simply toast bagel halves, spread on store-bought pizza sauce, add toppings and shredded cheese. Toasting the bagels helps them to not get soggy from the pizza sauce. Once assembled, I… Continue reading Homemade Convenience Food: Bagel Pizzas
I save single serve bottles from when I purchase beverages from a store (like Gatorade, tea or soda). Then I make a large batch of sweet tea, let it cool, pour it into the saved and cleaned bottles and refrigerate. Then I have the convenience of grabbing a bottle for work or when I get… Continue reading Homemade Convenience Food Series #1: Sweet Tea
I get excited over weird things I think. I was out of mayonnaise this week and needed some for a sandwich I was making. I didn't want to make a trip to the store. I've known it's possible to make your own mayonnaise but never tried it. I knew it required eggs and oil, which… Continue reading Homemade Mayonnaise
I love iced coffees! I've never liked the price of iced coffees. A long time ago I started making my own special coffee drinks at home. Learned how to make simple syrup and bought an espresso machine and have been using it for years. I recently learned of cold brew coffee and did a search… Continue reading Easy Cold Brewed Coffee
I'm a fan of Sweet Baby Ray's barbecue sauce and one day wanted to make a barbecue chicken pizza and found I didn't have a drop of Sweet Baby Ray's. I didn't feel like making a trip to the store and had remembered seeing or hearing (can't remember where) that barbecue sauce is just ketchup… Continue reading Homemade Barbecue Sauce Recipe / What’s Your Favorite Sauce Recipe?