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”

21 Creamy Condensed Soups to Replace the “Red Cans”

From Cheese Soup to Cream of Shrimp, Now You Can Make Your Own! With your new pantry staple, SOS Master Mix, today we will show you how to make 21 different condensed cream soups, just as you would find on your grocery shelves. These all use common ingredients with readily… Read more“21 Creamy Condensed Soups to Replace the “Red Cans””

Soup or Sauce (SOS) Master Mix Secrets

My Most-Used Master Mix—Let Me Show You Why! Get your coffee or your tea, find a relaxing chair (or toilet seat…who am I to judge?), and get ready to read because today I am going to show you how to save money, time, cabinet space, your health, and maybe your… Read more“Soup or Sauce (SOS) Master Mix Secrets”

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!”

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”

Master Convenience Mix Hacks, a Busy Cook’s Best Friend

Learn the Shortcuts to Making FAST Meals As I sit here reading the newest list of manufacturer’s food recalls, the absolute certainty I was correct in staying with simple, unprocessed and locally sourced foods eases my mind. Do I succeed 100% of the time? No. But the more I see these recalls growing… Read more“Master Convenience Mix Hacks, a Busy Cook’s Best Friend”

5 Instant (No-Cook) Puddings from ONE Master Mix

Use Fruit Powders or Flavored Extracts to Make Many Variations Homemade pudding recipes leave much to be desired as far as I am concerned when it comes to convenience.  Because the flour and cornstarch puddings I found online had to be cooked, it was difficult to incorporate them into my… Read more“5 Instant (No-Cook) Puddings from ONE Master Mix”

4 More Recipes Using the Master Baking Mix

I have been asked all day about the different things you can make with the Master Baking Mix. It is really very versatile, as you will see from the recipes below. Waffles, pizza, chicken and dumplings, & peach cobbler are all served up for your pleasure today. We have already… Read more“4 More Recipes Using the Master Baking Mix”

Master Baking Mix (Homemade Bisquick™ Substitute)

This Master Baking Mix comes together in less than 5 minutes and can be used in any recipe that calls for Bisquick™ or all-purpose baking mix. Bisquick™ is a pre-mixed baking mix sold by General Mills under its Betty Crocker brand, consisting of flour, shortening, salt, and baking powder and… Read more“Master Baking Mix (Homemade Bisquick™ Substitute)”

Master Cake Mix with 4 Flavored Recipes

Homemade is better! And now, it can also be easier for you to use. Grocery-store cake mixes have a certain comfort-factor for people but they typically taste flat, sugary, and vaguely chemical. The texture leaves a lot to be desired. Cakes made from scratch just taste better: rich, buttery, and… Read more“Master Cake Mix with 4 Flavored Recipes”