My niece posted this on her facebook page. I thought several of them looked interesting so I am posting it on my blog so I can find it when I have the time to experiment. Here is the link to the original post from BuzzFeed.
30 Foods You’ll Never Have To Buy Again
Cut your grocery list in half by making delicious, healthy versions of your favorite foods at home.posted on May 21, 2013, at 9:54 a.m.
Required: cream, bowl, whisk, arm (or cream + electric mixer). Add a little sugar and vanilla before you start beating, and make sure you stop just around the soft-peaksstage, or the cream can get overwhipped and turn clumpy/weird.
12. Once you make hummus at home, you’ll never buy it again.
Then you can package the mix in airtight containers and label with the amount of eggs, milk, etc., you’ll need to add when you’re ready to make the pancakes. Bisquick can be magical, but it’s no match for the real deal. Here’s a recipe for our favorite basic buttermilk cakes.
17. Fresh homemade guacamole is way better than the shrink-wrapped stuff.
The stock you use can be seriously make-or-break for a ton of sauces, casseroles, soups, and other recipes. Investing a little time to make your own (and freeze extra for later) will pay you back and then some.
Click here for instructions on how to make a good turkey (or chicken) stock or trythis recipe for a basic vegetable stock.
22. Soak vanilla beans in booze to make your own vanilla extract.