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LONDON BROIL ALA DIVA

LONDON BROIL ALA DIVA

The best recipe to make tender, juicy London broil steak. It’s easy, delicious and cheap!

SUGAR GLASS

SUGAR GLASS

Sugar glass looks amazing but it so inexpensive and easy to make yourself. Perfect for Halloween Glass Shard Cupcakes but you’ll use this technique all year long. Make Sea Glass or Lollipops, too!

DIY ALMOND BUTTER

DIY ALMOND BUTTER

Here’s how to make all natural nut butters at home. Less expensive, easy to make, fast and delicious, simple to customize with no artificial ingredients!

ANY VEGETABLE QUICK PICKLE – AKA – QUICKLES

ANY VEGETABLE QUICK PICKLE – AKA – QUICKLES

These quick, zippy pickles are so easy and delicious. Make pickles out of almost ANY veggie!

SLAB GRILLED CHEESE AND HOMEMADE TOMATO SOUP

SLAB GRILLED CHEESE AND HOMEMADE TOMATO SOUP

Perfect for fall, this easy recipe feeds a crowd and gives a cozy retro meal a fresh twist. Homemade “Not Your Mama’s Tomato Soup” and a slab of grilled cheese big enough to share.

HOW TO PREPARE HATCH CHILIES

HOW TO PREPARE HATCH CHILIES

How to prepare, cook, freeze, and enjoy Hatch chilies.

TWO INGREDIENT ICE CREAM

TWO INGREDIENT ICE CREAM

Delicious premium ice cream at half the cost of name brands. So easy to make – no ice cream maker needed.

EASY CROCKPOT YOGURT

EASY CROCKPOT YOGURT

Full of healthy probiotics, low calorie and low cost, making yogurt in the crockpot is incredibly easy and at about 20 cents per ½ cup serving it’s totally worth doing.

THE BEST UN-FRIED FRIED CHICKEN LEG QUARTERS

THE BEST UN-FRIED FRIED CHICKEN LEG QUARTERS

It’s delicious fried chicken – without the frying! Chicken leg quarters have never tasted so good. This easy recipe combines brining with oven frying for the best fried chicken you’ll never fry.

8 Cool things to do with a waffle iron, besides make waffles.

8 Cool things to do with a waffle iron, besides make waffles.

Go find your waffle iron! Here are 8 things I’ll bet you never thought to do with your waffle iron.

SLOW COOKER DULCE DE LECHE

SLOW COOKER DULCE DE LECHE

What’s the easiest, most impressive dessert ever? Dulce de Leche! Delicious sweet caramel sauce made with only one ingredient!

EDIBLE SLIME

EDIBLE SLIME

This easy recipe makes translucent oozy gooey edible slime that’s grand old fun for kids of all ages, but especially for toddlers because it’s completely non-toxic.