Category: Food Hints

Lemon pepper seasoning

Lemon pepper seasoning I feel is under rated. This is a seasoning I find you can mix with other herbs to give that little kick of extra flavour in cooking. Lemon pepper on it’s own for fish. Lemon pepper and rosemary for chicken or lamb. Lemon pepper and sage or fennel, or both for pork. …

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Freezer Storage

I was over at my mother in laws the other week and I noticed a couple of these containers (see pic below) sitting in the sink. As a throw away comment I just said,  you’ve been laying the marg on thick to be going through a couple of containers at a time or have you …

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TVP – Textured Vegetable Protein

No particular reason for this brand except that it was $2 at my local grocery. I’m not vegan nor vegetarian. This is based on soy. I decided to give TVP a try simply because at the moment fresh vegetables and meat is  getting quite  expensive and I wanted not exactly a total alternative to meat …

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Honey butter

My granddaughter loves honey on her bread or toast and now she likes to ‘do it herself’ but the butter is making it’s way into the honey jar and for me this just won’t do! So the quick fix is her ‘special’ honey butter. Easy 2:1 ratio of honey to softened butter (nuttelex or margarine …

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Freezing the tidbits

Frozen foods can be a lifesaver from the soaring prices of fresh due to our floods, high price of fuel or other factors within your area frozen seems to stay a more steady price. Whether it be cakes, raw meats, cooked meats, full dinners you make or the prepared store bought. Don’t forget the little …

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