Category: Recipes

Grated Soaps and Recipes

Looking for a unique gift giving idea? If you are a soap maker, why not give your soap in a unique way? Grate your favorite bar of soap into a jar, and give instructions and recipes for turning your solid soap into liquid soaps. Make sure to include a handy recipe booklet with each jar. Here…

Liquid Dish Soap from Scratch

If you’ve ever wanted to give a homemade dish soap recipe a try, this is your chance. I’ve been using this recipe for over 6 months and it has worked great for me and my family. I hope it will for yours too! Ingredients: • 1 cup boiled water or herbal water • optional: 3…

Rosemary Citrus Dishwasher Gel

I’ve been using this dishwasher gel recipe for over a month and am very happy with the results. I do rinse most of my dirty dishes before I load my dishwasher; therefore, my dishes are coming out clean. Here is my recipe and I hope it works out well for you. Rosemary Citrus Dishwasher Gel…

Laundry Powder Recipe

I’ve been making my own laundry powder from borax, washing soda and bar soap for years. I’ve tried using different varieties of bar soap…cheap, expensive, scented and unscented. You name it, I’ve tried it. Since I have sensitive skin, I make my own bar soap from 3 simple ingredients: Coconut Oil, Spring Water and Lye…

Lemon Pound Cake

James likes! http://www.food.com/recipe/easy-lemon-pound-cake-11763 Fopllowed directions but didn’t add glaze. 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 cup sugar 2 eggs, well beaten 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup milk 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup sugar Directions: 1 Mix together 1 cup sugar and butter. 2…

Dishwasher Cubes

If you’ve ever wanted to try a homemade dishwasher recipe, here’s your chance. I probably will still use my favorite store brand products but this recipe comes in handy when I run out. I usually have most of these ingredients on hand for my household cleaning. Feel free to comment and let me know how…

Home Made Laundry Room Products

Going green in my laundry room has actually been the easiest change for me to adjust too. Not only is making homemade laundry products, better for the environment, it’s also less expensive than most products found on the laundry aisle at your local supermarket. I’ve included a few links to recipes from a few of…

Fresh Herb Salad Dressings

I love walking out to my garden and picking fresh lettuce for a spring salad and whipping up a fresh dressing to accompany it. Here are three of my favorite salad dressing. The first recipe is a ranch dressing made with fresh herbs and milk instead of mayo. Buttermilk Ranch Dressing with Fresh Herbs   …

Chicken Stock Basic Recipe

Homemade chicken stock is an essential in my house. You can use it in about anything savory you are cooking. It works great in soups, stews, cooked grains, boiled vegetables, and all by itself. Here’s the recipe: Take a whole chicken fryer and cut the breasts and leg quarters and freeze for later use. Take…