Slow Cooker/Instant Pot Cream Corn

From Fresh, Frozen or Dehydrated Corn At Home or on the Trail (Just-Add-Water) Creamed corn is a type of creamed food made by pulping corn kernels and collecting the milky residue from the corn. Originating in Native American cuisine, it is now most commonly eaten in the Midwestern and Southern… Read more“Slow Cooker/Instant Pot Cream Corn”

Strawberry Harvest Time — What to Do with All That Goodness!

Recipes from 21st Century Simple Living for Your Strawberry Harvest Here at Casa Colleen, we love our strawberries. And nothing gives me more hope of the fresh season to come then biting into a huge strawberry and tasting that first burst of liquid sunshine on my tongue. To prepare your kitchen… Read more“Strawberry Harvest Time — What to Do with All That Goodness!”

75+ Herb/Spice & Seasoning Blends from Around the World

Make Your Own with Our Recipes, Tips, and Tricks Whether you grow your own or buy in bulk, making your own herb/spice and seasoning blends is so easy! Learn the benefits and how to make any blend yourself—or use our recipes. You can even make your own garlic, onion, ginger, turmeric,… Read more“75+ Herb/Spice & Seasoning Blends from Around the World”

“Instant” Flavored Teas—Dry Mix Recipe #2 (Vegan Option)

Make Your Own Flavored Instant Teas—Just Add Water This is another request of one of my group members who wanted an instant flavored tea mix without the added gelatin from the previous recipe for Instant Flavored Tea Dry Mix. This too is a just-add-water dry mix. This is what I… Read more““Instant” Flavored Teas—Dry Mix Recipe #2 (Vegan Option)”

My Personal Favorites—7 Seasoning Blends I Love

Herb/Spice Blends from My Kitchen Using Herbs, Spices, and Powders These blends are some of my favorites and the blends I regularly use in my own kitchen. You will notice I incorporate a number of powdered vegetables, mushrooms, and even coffee and cocoa in these blends. Don’t be afraid to… Read more“My Personal Favorites—7 Seasoning Blends I Love”

International Blends to Make You Go Yum!

Herb/Spice Blends from Central America, Europe, Asia, & Africa Use these distinctive Seasoning Blends in your foods to give them flavor and a different flair than what you are used to! The Spice of Life is changing up your seasoning blends to enjoy your foods in different ways. Save time and… Read more“International Blends to Make You Go Yum!”

7 Rubs & Marinades for Meats/Proteins or Veggies

For Beef Jerky, Grilling, Roasting, Pan Frying, or Crock Pot Varying the taste of meats and fish are not always easy. However, we have given you some recipes that should help you do just that! For our vegan friends, these rubs and marinades can be used on extra firm tofu… Read more“7 Rubs & Marinades for Meats/Proteins or Veggies”

7 More Seasoning Blends for Your Pantry

Rubs & Meat Seasonings, Gravy Dry Mixes, & Broth Powders with Vegan & Gluten-Free Options Use these distinctive Seasoning Blends in your foods to give them flavor and a different flair than what you usually have! The Spice of Life is changing up your seasoning blends to enjoy your foods in… Read more“7 More Seasoning Blends for Your Pantry”

7 Seasoning Blends & How to Use Them

For Use in Dehydrating, Cooking, & Baking Use these distinctive Seasoning Blends in your foods to give them flavor and a different flair than what you are used to! The Spice of Life is changing up your seasoning blends to enjoy your foods in different ways. Many of your standard dishes… Read more“7 Seasoning Blends & How to Use Them”

Salad Dressing Hacks, Everyone’s Favorites

Learn to Make Your Favorite Dressing Fast & Easy Have you been following our Salad Dressing Recipe Series? It has been a big hit. We have listed all the recipes for your requested favorites here for your convenience. Pick your favorites, pass up the expensive bottles on the grocery store… Read more“Salad Dressing Hacks, Everyone’s Favorites”