eBooks from 21st Century Simple Living!

The much awaited line of informational eBooks from the archives of 21st Century Simple Living! A short introduction for each eBook is available on the website.  We have given a review of each eBook to give you a peak into each. Click on the links (titles) below the read each one! All… Read more“eBooks from 21st Century Simple Living!”

Choose to Send Any of Our 20 EBooks as a Gift

Ordering is Easy! How to place an order Merely send an email to: 21stcenturysimpleliving@gmail.com with the following information: 1) YourFULL Name (first AND last name) and A VALID email address, 2) Your FRIEND’Sfull name (first and last name) and their VALID email address, 3) The eBook titles you wish to purchase as… Read more“Choose to Send Any of Our 20 EBooks as a Gift”

Smoke on the Water—Wood & Liquid Smoked Salts

Start with an all-natural salt and slow smoke it using real Applewood chips. A delicate smolder with a subtle hint of fruit makes this smoked salt very versatile as a rub, marinade, or finishing salt. BUT what if you do not have a smoker? That is what my friend Anna… Read more“Smoke on the Water—Wood & Liquid Smoked Salts”

Italian Dressing Dry Mix (Like Good Seasons)

Use Dried Herbs & Spices to Make Your Own Inexpensively without Preservatives GOOD SEASONS Italian Dressing Mix™ has been around a long time. The salad dressing and recipe mix is a dry seasoning mix that allows you to make your own salad dressing or marinade using a few kitchen staples (vinegar,… Read more“Italian Dressing Dry Mix (Like Good Seasons)”

Sweet Baby Ray’s® Original Barbecue Sauce Copycat

Almost as Easy as Opening Sweet Baby Ray’s Bottle! Today I got out pork spare ribs to cook for my son. Immediate problem…no barbecue sauce in the refrigerator….no homemade canned barbecue sauce left on the shelves. Yes, it was official…Casa Colleen was OUT OF BBQ Sauce…oh boy. Few things constitute… Read more“Sweet Baby Ray’s® Original Barbecue Sauce Copycat”

Cucumber Powder & Recipes

~Use Your Abundant Cucumbers for Cucumber Powder in Dips, Sauces, Soups, & Personal Care Products~ What’s a person to do when the glut of cucumbers has reached epic proportions? When you have canned all the pickles and relish you can stand? Make cucumber powder! Greek Cucumber Dip (Tzatziki) Dry Seasoning Why… Read more“Cucumber Powder & Recipes”

Don’t Mix Sweet & Savory

Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for Loading Dehydrator Properly √ Because the air circulates in a dehydrator, flavors can transfer. While you can dry similar items at the same time — strawberries and peaches, for example — don’t mix fruit with aromatics like herbs or onions.. __________________________________ √ Do not mix foods processed… Read more“Don’t Mix Sweet & Savory”

How to Dehydrate Chicken Safely

For Shredded, Chunks or Jerky—2 Methods for all Poultry Before Beginning To make chicken jerky or dried chicken pieces or shreds, you must cook the chicken thoroughly BEFORE dehydrating to have a safe food product. Remove the skin and trim all the fat. Fat spoils quickly, and the lower the… Read more“How to Dehydrate Chicken Safely”

Learning to Eat Healthy Foods—My Story

For a many years now, my family has gotten used to reaching for a jar or Ziploc bag instead of a box to make their convenience foods. Every year I add a new process to my repertoire of kitchen “gadgets” to make these choices even fresher; first canning, then dehydrating, and… Read more“Learning to Eat Healthy Foods—My Story”