SOS Mix FAQ’s & Recipe Round Up

We have offered a number of great recipes in the last few weeks to help you cook from scratch with HOMEMADE convenience foods. What is a convenience food? Here is the definition. And hopefully we have convinced you that even one mix—like SOS Mix—can serve your kitchen in many ways!… Read more“SOS Mix FAQ’s & Recipe Round Up”

“Helper” Hacks—5 Meal-in-a-Jar Healthy Alternatives

~~~Including Full Instructions for Pantry Packs using Dehydrated Foods~~~ Today we are going to make one-pot meals — Tuna Noodle Skillet, Skillet Hamburger Stroganoff, Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Skillet, Taco Bar Skillet, and Mexican Chicken & Rice. I designed these meals to replace the famous Hamburger/Tuna/Chicken ready meals found in the grocery… Read more““Helper” Hacks—5 Meal-in-a-Jar Healthy Alternatives”

5 Sauces from SOS Mix (Gluten-Free)

~~~Better than Store-Bought, Gluten-Free, and EASY!~~~ These recipes are simple to make and can replace all those sauce packets and jars you have in your pantry now.  You’ll save money, control ingredients, and avoid expensive “fast foods” when you start making your own favorite convenience foods. White sauces are an… Read more“5 Sauces from SOS Mix (Gluten-Free)”

3 Gravies Made From SOS Mix (Gluten-Free)

Here in the Southern United States, we love our gravies. My grandmother was fond of saying, “You can lay claim to any dish being Southern as long as it is smothered in gravy!” We have milk gravy, tomato gravy, and even chocolate gravy. My SOS Mix is wonderful for making… Read more“3 Gravies Made From SOS Mix (Gluten-Free)”

How-To: Dehydrating Pineapple Skins & Cores

Barbara asks, “Has anyone dehydrated pineapple skins for powder? The stems and skin have huge amounts of enzymes that are beneficial to our health. I have a recipe for pineapple tea, but I would like to be able to store it in powder form too. Bad, or good idea?” Yes,… Read more“How-To: Dehydrating Pineapple Skins & Cores”

Condensed Tomato Soup Recipes

~~~Common Ingredients & Dehydrated Pantry Pack Variation~~~ Many of you have requested the recipe for the famous Tomato Soup we all grew up with. I have prepared two recipes, one for Condensed Tomato Soup and one for Condensed Tomato Bisque. You will notice that the original tomato soup recipe does… Read more“Condensed Tomato Soup Recipes”

3 Dry Creamed Soup Recipes with SOS Mix

Today we will continue replacing our canned creamed soups. The most popular creamed soups (after the Cream of Mushroom) are Cream of Celery, Cream of Chicken, and Cream of Potato Soups. In case you missed yesterday’s explanation of making SOS Mix and Cream of Mushroom soup, you can find it… Read more“3 Dry Creamed Soup Recipes with SOS Mix”

Dry SOS (Soup or Sauce) Mix with Mushroom Soup Recipe

What if I told you it was possible to replace all of your canned creamed soups in your cupboard with ONE dry convenience mix? I found a recipe a number of years ago called Homemade “Cream” Soup Mix and adapted it to do just that for me. It came from The New… Read more“Dry SOS (Soup or Sauce) Mix with Mushroom Soup Recipe”

How-To: Dehydrating Pickles

Got a refrigerator of half-full jars of pickles or jars leftover from last year’s canning that you need to use up? Why don’t you try dehydrating them for a nice snack, to add to salads, or to powder to add to your cooking for that nice dill snap? That extremely… Read more“How-To: Dehydrating Pickles”

6 Onion or Mushroom Soup & Dip DRY Mixes

These recipes are a must if you flavor with the dry soup brand mixes. Chemical-free, gluten-free, and with vegan options,  these mixes are also frugal and will save you money. I have played with these recipes and I think they taste better than the boxed brands! Original Onion Soup &… Read more“6 Onion or Mushroom Soup & Dip DRY Mixes”