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3 Seasonings for Homemade French Fries


3 Seasonings for Homemade French Fries

French fried potatoes are among the most common side dish eaten in the United States. Besides being served with hamburgers, they are often served with other meat dishes. If you’ve never considered making homemade French fries, you may want to reconsider. Making homemade French fries is much easier than you think.   Is there a best variety of potato to use to make homemade fries? The answer you receive will depend upon who you ask. Some people prefer to use Russet potatoes while … [Read more...]



Storing the Harvest: Ways You Can Preserve Your Fruits and Veggies

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It’s that time of year again. You have a bumper crop of certain fruits and vegetables in your garden, someone has shared their bumper crop or you’ve made a trip to the local farmer’s market or fruit stand. The question becomes what do you do with all of it? Here are some ideas for storing the harvest. Consider these ways you can preserve your fruits and veggies for use later in the year. Storing the Harvest: Ways You Can Preserve Your Fruits and Veggies Dehydrating This is … [Read more...]


Oven-Roasted Parmesan Green Beans

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This elegant side dish elevates basic green beans to a whole new level. These oven-roasted Parmesan green beans are great for entertaining because it looks and tastes like you spent a lot more time on it than you actually did. Roasting the green beans assures they will be crisp tender and full of robust flavor. As an added bonus, the high-quality extra virgin olive oil and freshly grated Parmesan cheese greatly enhances the natural appeal of this classic side.  Oven-Roasted Parmesan … [Read more...]


Ways to Dry or Dehydrate Fruits and Veggies

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People who grow gardens each year hope that the garden will supply enough fruits and vegetables to be able to save some for the winter months. Some people choose to can their surplus while others freeze. Have you considered ways to dry/dehydrate fruits and vegetables as an alternative to canning or freezing? Ways to Dry or Dehydrate Fruits and Veggies You can dry food in a number of ways: * Sun Drying * Solar Drying * Oven Drying * Dehydrator Drying To effectively dry food it is … [Read more...]


Morning Routine Solutions: Berry Smoothie & belVita Biscuits

Breakfast is the most important part of the morning routine. This Banana Berry Smoothie is a great idea to add to my routine on busy mornings. - Farmer's Wife Rambles

Breakfast is the most important part of the morning routine.  This Banana Berry Smoothie is a great idea to add to my routine, but it just doesn't seem like enough to satisfy myself or my kids until lunch.  As a busy mom, I don't have time for a lot of extra cooking in the morning, so when I was asked to test out the belVita Breakfast Yogurt Crunch biscuits, I knew I had found a match for our morning routine. Morning Routine Solutions Long gone are the days of big breakfasts complete … [Read more...]


10 Minute Southwest Chicken Bowls

These Southwest Chicken Bowls are perfect for a light lunch on a hot summer day!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc., Circle Foods LLC, and Pinnacle Foods Group LLC. All opinions and text are entirely my own. I like a lot of flavor and texture in my recipes, it keeps dinner interesting and appealing for the whole family.  While shopping at Walmart I know I can always grab a variety of items to create an easy and delicious meal.  Today Tyson® Grilled & Ready® Chicken, Tortilla Land® Flour Tortillas, and Wish-Bone® Italian … [Read more...]


Amazing Facts About Cherries

The next time you look at a cherry, you’ll appreciate it a little more because of these amazing facts about cherries. - Teaspoon Of Goodness

There’s no doubt that cherries are amazing little creatures. Not only do they taste delicious, they are well priced. However, the next time you look at a cherry, you’ll appreciate it a little more because of these amazing facts about cherries. Amazing Facts About Cherries Cherries actually arrived in America around the 1600’s. It’s safe to say that Americans have been enjoying cherries for quite some time. Did you know it takes around 250 cherries just to make a … [Read more...]


Cocoa Muddy Buddies Recipe

I think what I love most about these Cocoa Muddy Buddies is that the recipe super simple and very inexpensive to make. - Farmer's Wife Rambles

One of my all-time favorite treats is Cocoa Muddy Buddies. I always loved this Cocoa Muddy Buddies recipe as a kid and I love passing the love of this recipe onto my children. I think what I love most about this recipe is that it’s super simple and very inexpensive to make. I love taking it with me to other people’s houses because it’s always a hit and it can feed tons of people.  The fact that it’s made from cocoa is also a huge hit in my family. Cocoa is also an all-time … [Read more...]


Cinnamon Roll Body Scrub Recipe

This simple and budget friendly Cinnamon Roll Body Scrub Recipe would make the most excellent gift for family members, friends or gift exchanges. - Farmer's Wife Rambles

As a mom, I love to treat myself from time to time. I have three boys at home, so it’s not always possible to leave home and treat myself, so I have to make do with what I can at home. My all-time favorite way to treat myself is by making and using this Cinnamon Roll Body Scrub Recipe. Although it smells good enough to eat, I wouldn't recommend it. This Cinnamon Roll Body Scrub Recipe would make the most excellent gift for family members, friends or gift exchanges. It’s simple to make … [Read more...]


Kid Friendly Mexican Pizza Featuring Tyson® Chicken & The Peanuts Movie

This Mexican Pizza comes together quickly with diced Tyson chicken strips, pizza dough, cheese, refried beans for topping and taco sauce. Kid approved! - Farmers Wife Rambles

Ever since I was a kid, I was a huge fan of the classic Peanuts movies! I used to watch every single movie that was available during the holiday season. Although my kids love the older classic Peanuts movies and episodes, they’re super excited about The Peanuts Movie that is out theaters as of November 6th, 2015 . We’re all excited about it mostly because of Snoopy! He’s always been a great character and I can’t wait to see him in this new movie. Yes, the kids are super duper excited … [Read more...]


Cotton Candy Scented Recipe For Playdough

Do you need something fun to do with the kiddos? This easy cotton candy scented recipe for playdough is just the thing! - Farmer's Wife Rambles

Do you need something fun to do with the kiddos? I have the perfect solution! Cotton Candy Scented Playdough! My kids have always been overly excited about playdough and I love them for that. First of all, this recipe for playdough is super easy, which makes my life that much easier. And the kids also enjoyed playing with it. I think playdough takes us back to a simpler time in life when we don’t have to worry about all the hard stuff. Sometimes even I sit down and play with them using … [Read more...]


Make Ahead Sausage, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Muffins

Make Ahead Sausage, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Muffins

Mornings can be so busy! It's hard to think of something quick, yummy, and healthy! That is why breakfast muffins are my go-t0 for busy mornings. It's important that my kids eat breakfast and it's easy to shove some cereal in their mouths, but I've discovered if I make these in advanced they are just as easy as cereal! I hope you enjoy these Make Ahead Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Muffins just as much as we do! Make Ahead Sausage, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Muffins  How do … [Read more...]


8 Homemade Hot Cocoa Recipes

7 Homemade Hot Cocoa Recipes

As the temperatures turn cooler there is nothing like a cup of cocoa to warm your hands and your heart. A warm cup of creamy goodness can take the sting out of any winter day.  If you have ever wanted to try making your own hot cocoa, you are in luck I rounded up some of the most delicious recipes to share with you. 8 Homemade Hot Cocoa Recipes Mint Oreo's are easily a family favorite in our house so why shouldn't we enjoy a steaming cup of Mint Oreo Hot Cocoa.    I … [Read more...]


16 Tasty Muffin Recipes

16 Tasty Muffin Recipes

On the go breakfasts are always nice for busy moms. These 15 Tasty Muffin Recipes are great for on the go snacks, breakfasts and meal replacements. Using classic recipes, new twists on flavors and even a few savory muffins thrown in, you can create a great month of tasty muffins recipe each morning that is sure to satisfy everyone in your home. Take advantage of these recipes and great seasonal items to make tasty breakfasts for your whole family.   16 TASTY MUFFIN … [Read more...]


The Most Amazing Easy Biscuit Recipe Ever

Whipped Cream Biscuits Are The Most Amazing Easy Biscuit Recipe

If you open my refrigerator one thing that you will always find is whipping cream. I use it for so many things including homemade whip cream, part of my morning coffee and the most AMAZING easy biscuit recipe you will ever eat. These whip cream biscuits are the best biscuits I've ever had. They truly melt in your mouth! Not only do these biscuits melt in your mouth but remember I told you they were easy! By easy I mean that they only require 3 ingredients and because I don't mess around … [Read more...]


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