Condensed Cream Soups Dry Pantry or Travel Packs

Easy Dry Soup Mixes for Pantry Storage or On-the-Go With your new pantry staple, SOS Master Mix, today we will show you how to make 21 different condensed dry soups, just as you would find on your grocery shelves with already familiar brands like Knorr®, Bear Creek Country Kitchens®, and Lipton®. We… Read more“Condensed Cream Soups Dry Pantry or Travel Packs”

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!”

Dehydrated Cranberries or Craisins®

Great Snacking with Tart or Sweet Dried Cranberries Dehydrating Cranberries is easy if you know how to craze them. Crazing (or checking) is a pre-treatment necessary because of the thick skins that make drawing out moisture difficult in the drying process. Other fruits like blueberries and grapes fall under necessary… Read more“Dehydrated Cranberries or Craisins®”

Dehydrated Fig Newton Crunch Cereal

A Granola Cereal with a Fig Newton Cookie Taste—Gluten-free, Nut-free This is one of my favorite cereals to eat, with milk or just to snack on. I add these to trail mixes as well. Mixed with powdered milk and hot water, it makes a great on-the-go wintertime breakfast. Despite the… Read more“Dehydrated Fig Newton Crunch Cereal”

Dehydrated Candy Apple Slices

Great Snacking with Tart or Less-Than-Perfect Apples Different varieties of apples give you different flavors for dried apples.  “Delicious” varieties are fairly mild flavored, Gala or Cameo a little stronger flavor with a nice hint of tart, but tart apples are just sour and only get more sour during dehydration;… Read more“Dehydrated Candy Apple Slices”

Dehydrated Chunky Salsa

Shelf Stable, Lightweight Dry Salsa Mix—Just-Add-Water Perfect for “instant” salsa that is made in minutes; this recipe is reconstituted with just the addition of water. Perfect for campers, backpackers, and busy Moms, with 1/4 cup of this mix per serving, this dehydrated salsa mix is fast, easy, and tastes fantastic! This recipe makes—to… Read more“Dehydrated Chunky Salsa”

Dehydrated Flavored Rice Crackers (Crisps)

Gluten-Free, Oil-Free, Vegan, Crispy Snacks Everyone Will Love The next time you accidentally overcook a batch of rice, don’t throw it out. Puree and dehydrate it to make crispy crackers! Cooked, long grain white rice works best because of the stickiness, but you can use any rice for this recipe… Read more“Dehydrated Flavored Rice Crackers (Crisps)”