Category Archives: condiments and substitutions

Tuna and Tomato Mayonnaise

Tuna and Tomato Mayonnaise (adapted Lunch Boxes and Snacks: Over 120 healthy recipes from delicious sandwiches and salads to hot soups and sweet treats) 3 five ounce cans of tuna, open and drain (the Boy was insulted when I asked him if he knew how to drain a can of tuna properly) 3 Tablespoons softened […]

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Cranberry Ketchup

Good with meatballs, too Simmer one pound of cranberries in a cup of water until the berries soften and pop. Put in blender along with: 1/2 cup molasses1/2 cup honey1/2 cup vinegar1/4 tsp each cloves and allspice1 tsp salt. Simmer this mixture for about 20 minutes. Cool and either freeze or store in the fridge. […]

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Pickled Eggs

According to the Georgia Egg Commission, the following method of hard-cooking facilitates peeling of ultra fresh eggs.  Make a pinhole in the large end of the egg, place the eggs in a single layer in a saucepan, and cover with cold water to an inch above the layer of eggs.  Place a lid on the […]

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Please ignore my dirty oven.Thank-you. Yogurtcombine in a large bowl3 cups powdered milk6 cups very,very hot water (I used the water from tea-ready hot-water spout) Stir well.  Add 1 2/3 cup of pasteurized milk* Stir well. Remove a cup of milk from the bowl and whisk into that cup 1/2 cup of plain yogurt with […]

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Asian Sesame Dressing

Dressing Ingredients:1/4 cup Bragg’s Liquid Amino Acids1/4 cup unseasoned rice vinegar1/4 cup Walnut oil, or other oil2 T sesame seed oil1/2 teaspoon minced ginger1/2 teaspoon freshly ground anise seed1/2 teaspoon onion powderdrop or two of plain, clear stevia, or a sprinkling of granulated stevia or a pinch of freshly ground leaf (optional) Shake all ingredients […]

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Authentic Enchilada Sauce

AUTHENTIC ENCHILADA SAUCE 3 T oil3 T flour6 T chili powder2 c water (or meat broth)1 t salt1/2 t garlic powder Dissolve chili powder in the water and set aside.(try putting the chili powder in warm water for ease of mixing) In medium skillet, heat oil.Add flour and heat until dissolved.Add chili powder/water mixture and […]

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Molasses Sauce for Pancakes or Waffles

This is from a vintage woman’s magazine, July 1942.  I think it’s to replace pancake syrup during rationing: 1/2 cup undiluted evaporated milk 1/4 cup margarine (I’d use butter) 1/2 cup molasses Warm milk and margarine in saucepan until smooth. Remove from heat and stir in molasses gradually. Serve over pancakes or waffles immediately. Share […]

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Self Rising Flour Substitute

One cup self-rising flour: 1 cup of regular flour1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder1/8 teaspoon salt Share this recipe: Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Pin it on pinterest Tweet about it Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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Tofu ‘Sour Cream’

This is useful recipe for those who are allergic to dairy products: Tofu Sour ‘Cream’Makes 1 cup1 cup of tofu, drained1 Tbsp. olive oil (or other oil)2 Tbsp. lemon juice1 tsp. white rice vinegar (or apple cider, though it will have a stronger taste) Put all ingredients except the oil in your blender. When this […]

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Substitute for Golden Mushroom Soup

A friend sent me this recipe a few years ago. It’s not exactly frugal, unless you live in a small town where nobody carries golden mushroom soup on a regular basis and you have a sudden craving for a recipe that calls for it. Hunter’s Sauce with Mushrooms #84564recipe by PanNan This sauce is also […]

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