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GALLEY CAKE MIX

GALLEY CAKE MIX

Continuing on with simplifying my life in the kitchen/galley, I have a super fun recipe for you this week. Those who have been following along for a while, know how much I dislike commercial preparations, preferring instead to make my own whenever possible and practical. Growing up in a small farming community with a father who always preached ‘the closer to nature, the better’ and in a time when convenience foods were just becoming popular, we ate mostly locally grown…

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SALISBURY STEAK (SLOW COOKER)

SALISBURY STEAK (SLOW COOKER)

This was one of those ‘show stopper’ dinners.  Not at all a gourmet-ish type of meal, made with lowly ground beef and a simple gravy, yet somehow when we sat down to dine and took that first bite….wow!  The flavour of the gravy was amazing, the beef patties were surprisingly tender and that I had walked away four hours earlier to do other things made it such a treat. Instead of using a packaged gravy mix, I made my own….

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JIFFY CORNBREAD CLONE MIX

JIFFY CORNBREAD CLONE MIX

I’m not much for commercially prepared mixes but I do love the convenience of them. Part of my provisioning strategy is to prepare dry packets of our favourite ‘mixes’ so I can just add the liquids. Sometimes to save washing up, I even add the wet ingredients right in the bag. JIFFY CORNBREAD CLONE MIX 1 cup corn meal 1/2 cup all purpose flour 2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp sea salt 1 tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda When…

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TACO SEASONING MIX

TACO SEASONING MIX

MSG and I don’t get along very well, so whenever I can I avoid packaged things. Taco Seasoning Mix 1 tablespoon Cornstarch 2 teaspoons Chili powder 1 teaspoon Salt 1 teaspoon Paprika 1 teaspoon Sugar 3/4 teaspoon MSG free chicken bouillon powder 1/2 teaspoon Onion powder 1/4 teaspoon Garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Make 1 serving