How to Roast Green Chiles

Bowl of Anaheim Chiles

Roasting my own green chiles is so easy I don’t know why I didn’t start doing it sooner. Every year during Hatch chile season, I love the smell of roasting peppers as I enter the grocery stores that roast them on-site. They really do smell amazingly good! Roasting them in the oven was almost just as good. I used Anaheim chile peppers, which are usually pretty mild in heat level. […]

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How to Freeze Bell Peppers

If you’re like me, who tends to go overboard in the produce department, then you have probably found yourself throwing out veggies that have gone bad. Even though I do a lot of cooking, I do find myself occasionally throwing stuff out. I really hate throwing away food and money, so I’ve been trying to do better about my food waste. One thing I’ve started to do is freezing my bell peppers when it looks like I’m not going to get to them soon enough. […]

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Vegetable Stock Recipe from Kitchen Scraps

Vegetable Stock from Kitchen Scraps

Making vegetable stock from my kitchen scraps isn’t something that I’d ever thought about doing until just recently. A few weeks ago I checked the Cowgirl Chef cookbook out of the library, and there was a recipe for making your own vegetable stock from kitchen scraps. I go through a lot of onions, carrots and celery every month, and all this time I’ve been throwing out my scraps because I thought they were useless. […]

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How To Freeze Bacon

I used to end up throwing out part of a package of bacon because I couldn’t use it all up before it went bad. Then, I began freezing it. Now, the entire package of bacon gets used up which means no more wasted money.

Freezing bacon is so simple and easy that I don’t […]

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