Kitchen Basics

All the essentials you need to keep a stocked pantry and cooking tips!

jar of condensed celery soup

HOMEMADE CREAM OF CELERY SOUP

Homemade Cream of Celery Soup is a delicious and easy substitute for canned condensed soup and adds home cooked flavor to your favorite casseroles and family recipes. Cheaper than store bought and freezer friendly which is perfect for meal planning and prep.   CREAM OF CELERY SOUP Consider making a batch […]

jar of mushroom soup overhead picture

HOMEMADE CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP {Better than canned!}

Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup is a delicious and easy substitute for canned condensed soup and adds home cooked flavor to your favorite casseroles and family recipes. Cheaper than store bought and freezer friendly this rich and decadent soup is easy to make which is perfect for meal planning and prep. […]

mason jar of cream of chicken soup

HOMEMADE CREAM OF CHICKEN SOUP {Better than canned!}

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup is a delicious and easy substitute for canned condensed soup and adds home cooked flavor to your favorite casseroles and family recipes. Cheaper than store bought and freezer friendly which is perfect for meal planning and prep. CREAM OF CHICKEN SOUP I love making things […]

spice mix spilling on marble

HOMEMADE ITALIAN SEASONING BLEND

Skip the store-bought spices and make your own Homemade Italian Seasoning. This simple and delicious spice mix is perfect for seasoning pasta sauce, pizza sauce, dinner recipes, and more.  ITALIAN SEASONING Learn how to make Italian seasoning with a few herbs and spices you might already have on hand in […]

jar of taco seasoning

HOMEMADE MILD TACO SEASONING

Mild Taco Seasoning is a great way to dress up your Taco Tuesday! This recipe is so simple to make, and you can use this taco spice blend for mixing into casseroles, seasoning meat, and more. There are truly so many ways people use packets of taco flavorings in their […]

small jar of spices

HOMEMADE ALL PURPOSE SEASONING {So Many Uses!}

All-Purpose Seasoning is a HOMEMADE seasoning blend of spices that you can sprinkle on meat, vegetables, and SO MUCH MORE! ALL PURPOSE SEASONING This all-purpose spice blend is one of my go-to’s for in the kitchen. Plus, it takes just minutes to make.  Consider giving this homemade spice blend a […]

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HOMEMADE HOT CHOCOLATE MIX {DIY Hot Cocoa!}

This homemade hot cocoa mix recipe is perfect for warming you up on a cold night. Better than store bought, make it in bulk and share with friends and family! Hot cocoa is a favorite of mine because I am not much of a coffee drinker. And let’s be honest… […]

cookie dough in a clear bowl

BASIC COOKIE DOUGH RECIPE {Lots of uses!}

Basic Sugar Cookie Dough is great to have on hand whenever you get a COOKIE CRAVING. Not only is it delicious on it’s own but it’s so VERSATILE that you can add a ton of flavors and textures to make it your own! I don’t save my cookie cravings just […]

jar of baking mix with measuring cup

HOMEMADE BISQUICK RECIPE {cheap & easy!}

Homemade Bisquick is easy to make at home. In LESS THAN 5 minutes you can have an all purpose baking mix that is a lot CHEAPER than store bought. Use it to make pancakes, waffles, biscuits, rolls, or top a cobbler or casserole! If you have ever made pancakes, waffles, […]