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frozen basil leaves on a gold baking sheet lined with parchment.

Freezing Basil

Learn all the tips and tricks for how to freeze basil to build a freezer stash of this incredible herb. Freezing basil is a great way to preserve it without needing to know any special kitchen...

a kid on a rocky beach with a lionsmane jellyfish

Scattered Sundays

This was officially the week where we threw in the towel and decided that electronics were going to raise the kids. It’s fine. They’ll survive and we were in auto-pilot and survival mode as...

a close up of an air fryer turkey burger with lettuce, cheese, and onion and another turkey burger behind it without a top bun.

Air Fryer Turkey Burgers

Make the best Air Fryer Turkey Burgers with this easy and delicious recipe! A flavorful homemade burger seasoning makes super juicy and fast turkey burgers without even using the grill. As an Amazon Associate, I earn...

dry burger rub seasoning in a bowl.

Best Seasoning For Burgers

This is the Best Seasoning for Burgers and it’s made with common pantry staples. Save money and make your own delicious burger dry rub at home. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases....

a small glass dish of homemade garlic powder on a small wooden cutting board.

How to Make Garlic Powder

Learn to make your own garlic powder to preserve this delicious pantry staple! Homemade garlic powder is an incredible zero-waste addition to your spice cabinet. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Homemade garlic...

a kid laying on a couch with a stuffed cat.

Scattered Sundays

I had quite the adventure earlier this week. Frankly, it was the kind of thing that a true crime fan is constantly waiting for their whole lives to happen.

4 sour cream pancakes stacked on a grey plate with a small pat of butter.

Sour Cream Pancakes

An easy from-scratch recipe for the fluffiest and softest Sour Cream Pancakes ever. If you’re looking for a classic diner pancake recipe, this is it! As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. If you are...

Teal Souper Cubes filled with frozen risotto on a wooden board.

Can You Freeze Risotto

Learn all the tips and tricks for freezing and reheating risotto to become an expert at meal prep. Learning how to freeze risotto for side dishes and fast meals is a great way to maximize leftovers. ...

a kid wearing a cat head costume.

Scattered Sundays

Well good news, insurance DID stop with their silliness and approved my ablation! I was able to get it done on Wednesday morning at 10 am. It was a super fast and very simple...

3 pints of corn kernels on a white board

Canning Corn {How to Can Corn}

Learn all about safely Canning Corn in a pressure canner. You’ll love having jars of home-canned corn to extend the taste of summer all year long.  As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying...