50+ Awesome Fruit & Vegetable Canning Recipes

If you grow your own fruit and vegetables, it is probably safe to say, you do some canning. If you don’t grow your own produce, canning is also a great way to take advantage of seasonal low prices for store […]

How To Make A Delicious & Versatile Dry Rub Spice Mix

I think everyone should have their own dry dub mix ready to go. I have my own, which I copied from a magazine years ago, BUT I claim is my own… My dry rub recipe is actually quite simple to […]

Easy ‘Crockpot’ Apple Butter Recipe

So yesterday’s How To Make Homemade Jam In 30 Minutes In The Microwave post was so popular, I have decided to go with something similar today. This time it is easy apple butter made in a crockpot (slow-cooker). This crockpot apple butter […]

How To Make Homemade Jam In 30 Minutes In The Microwave

Firstly, before you dismiss this as – ‘it’s not going to taste as good as jam made the traditional way’, I actually got FIRST PRIZE in a competition for one of my jams which was made in the microwave… To […]

How To Make Your Own Vanilla Extract

Vanilla extract is vital for so many dessert/sweet recipes and other homemade projects like candles and soaps. The problem is there is no getting away from the fact that vanilla extract is very expensive, and you seriously don’t want to […]

The Perfect Barbecue Dipping Sauce (Also sugar free!)

It’s such a shame if you have never had a go at making your own barbecue dipping sauce… Ready made sauces are quick and convenient when required, but they are usually so full of sugar, it is scary… Seriously, check […]

Homemade Peanut Butter (vegan, gluten-free)

We eat our share of peanut butter, to be honest, we eat for more than our share of peanut butter as the whole family love it! The problem with shop brought peanut butter is they often put loads of rubbish […]