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    Frozen mashed potatoes

    I like to make mashed potatoes and freeze them to use later. I'm never sure how far ahead I can do this because I don't know how long they will last in the freezer.

    Any advice is welcome.
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    Never thought about using coffee filters. Wonder...

    Never thought about using coffee filters. Wonder why, anyway, thanks for the idea.
  3. Thread: Score!

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    For our New Years day lunch, I had ham, blackeyed...

    For our New Years day lunch, I had ham, blackeyed peas, roasted potatoes, turnip greens and home-made sour dough bread.
    I never touched the ham. I went straight for the peas, potatoes and greens....
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    I've not tried this yet but was told that if you...

    I've not tried this yet but was told that if you use baking soda and vinegar together in the rinse cycle, sheets will be as white as when you took them out of the package. All yellowing gone.
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    My store doubles up to 50cents. And yes, I use...

    My store doubles up to 50cents. And yes, I use coupons mostly on non-food.
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    I am also far from a coupon queen. I do shop at...

    I am also far from a coupon queen. I do shop at Aldis. My local store does double the coupon value and I buy most of my paper products there when they are on sale and I have a coupon to stack. I...
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    Question for coupon users

    Do you just roll the money saved using coupons back into your food budget or do you separate it out for another use?

    I did the former for a while, then decided to separate it into its own little...
  8. I am thinking about wrapping some in brown and...

    I am thinking about wrapping some in brown and some in gold or silver and leaving them plain will work for now. Later, I will only need to add trim before I put them under the tree. It will be a...
  9. It just goes to show that its not how much money...

    It just goes to show that its not how much money you make, its how you manage it.

    I remember a story I read many years ago about a women that worked at a very meager job, making very little but...
  10. Really great ideas, all. I didn't set out to buy...

    Really great ideas, all.
    I didn't set out to buy Christmas presents but I carry a little Christmas money with me when I go shopping 'just in case' I run across something and brother did I run across...
  11. Where can I buy Christmas wrapping paper this time of the year?

    I have almost finished my Christmas shopping and want to start wrapping but I don't have enough paper. I didn't buy any last year because I had a pretty good amount, but its about all gone and I need...
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    "I guess my biggest bargain is NOT buying" We...

    "I guess my biggest bargain is NOT buying"

    We are on the same page this week. I bought very little so far this month. Just a few things like eggs, crackers,bread and produce. I will be getting...
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    Rereading this thread reminded me again why I...

    Rereading this thread reminded me again why I love this forum!

    Its nice to have like-minded people to interact with. Not long ago, I posted that I had some left-overs and ask for ideas on how to...
  14. A favorite dish of mine is a spinach, strawberry...

    A favorite dish of mine is a spinach, strawberry and walnut salad, with or without blue cheese.
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    Your taxed on food? Here we are only taxed on...

    Your taxed on food?
    Here we are only taxed on prepared food.
  16. Thread: SC and That Flag

    by jody
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    People look at the flag (any flag) and see what...

    People look at the flag (any flag) and see what they want to see. The good, the bad, the ugly. Its kind of how you choose to see things.
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    I had two great sale items over the week-end to...

    I had two great sale items over the week-end to go along with my .29 avocados, I bought a three pound bag of yellow onions for .69 and 6 packages of sale priced smoked sausage for 1.99 each. This is ...
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    When I make bread and cool it completely, I slide...

    When I make bread and cool it completely, I slide one loaf into a saved bread wrapper and put in the fridge. Once it is cold, I can slice it into thinner slices than I can when its room temp. I use...
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    Yesterday I bought two avocados for 29 cents each...

    Yesterday I bought two avocados for 29 cents each and 6 cans of hominy for .69 each.
    Hominy is popular here in the south. I don't know about other parts of the country. My local store puts it on...
  20. Thread: Buttermilk

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    My favorite buttermilk cornbread recipe. Place...

    My favorite buttermilk cornbread recipe.
    Place a cast iron skillet in cold oven and preheat oven to 450 degree.


    One cup cornmeal
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1/2 tsp. baking soda
    one egg
    One cup...
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    Just beautiful! Thanks for posting this.

    Just beautiful! Thanks for posting this.
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    Thank you so much for the recipes!

    Thank you so much for the recipes!
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    I have a drawer full of lotions that I have...

    I have a drawer full of lotions that I have collected from the hotels we use on week-end trips. Yes, I'm one of those people that takes the lotion. Its the perfect size to drop into my purse.
    I...
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    I did well with coupons yesterday. Once a month,...

    I did well with coupons yesterday.
    Once a month, I do what I call my 'monthly supplies' shopping. These are not food related, they are health and personal products such as toothpaste, bath soap,...
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    Printing counterfeit money

    That is exactly how I feel every time I print off a coupon from my computer. :D

    I needed to buy an nasal spray that is usually around $22. I went to the computer and hunted around and printed off...
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