As you go through your Plummy Passion Pack it’s fun to identify what you are eating! It’s a family tradition in our house to cut one of each type into small chunks and try each type. Each person chooses their favorite! Have fun with your pack!
“Use it up- wear it out- make it do or do without”. This old pioneer adage is repeated so often in my house my kids start rolling their eyes before I even get to the “up”. I try to make it apply to school supplies, new clothes, cars, and even food. We don’t buy new until what we have is worn out or totally used up. And even then I really like to find a new purpose for the things we are replacing. In my kitchen leftovers get a new life as a new meal, scraps get boiled down to broth, and over-ripe fruits become delicious pies and crisps. Making a conscious effort to use everything up is very rewarding to my pocket-book, the environment, and my sense of creativity and accomplishment. It really bugs me when I can’t think of some way to re-purpose clothes, containers, and other household items. SO- you can imagine my frustration when I find myself with a whole drawer full of canning lids and rings and no ideas for how to put them to use. Continue reading “Canning Lid Tarts”
One of the items we get a lot of during the summer is plums. I personally love plums, but sometimes it seems like we get an overload of them. What’s a person to do? I asked a bunch of friends for ideas and this is what we came up with: Continue reading “Plums – Quick and Easy”