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Everyday Cooking

Collection of everyday cooking recipesThese are the basics, the simple meals, the make ahead recipes. Everyday cooking for every one.

These are the recipes you sometimes forget even are available. Like, making homemade cleansers and beauty products. Something we so readily spend money on in pre-made form at the store but can make our own so easily and for far less money at home. Or, convenience items like croutons or coffee creamer. While so easy to buy, they are also easy to make.

We've also got a huge selection of easier versions of standard recipes in our pantry meals section. Simplified versions of all your favorite dishes - whether you're just a beginning cook or simply need a quick and easy alternative.

Also check out our "make ahead" section for recipe-saving ingredient substitutes like homemade sweetened condensed milk or a substitute for shortening.

 

featured everyday cooking recipe

Crispy Crunchy Crouton Sticks

French bread is cut into sticks and coated with melted butter, basil, garlic powder, and onion salt and then baked until crisp.

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everyday cooking recipes

  • make ahead mixes and meals

    Make up these recipes ahead of time so you always have them on hand. Recipes like cookie dough mix, soup mixes, baking mix like Bisquick, homemade coffee creamer, and more.

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  • canning and preserving

    Delicious recipes for homemade jams, preserves, flavored honey, and peanut butter from scratch.

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  • pet treats

    Skip the expensive commercial treats that contain preservatives (and who knows what else!). Make your own pet treats at home with ingredients you trust.

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Made with gelatin powder, flour, salt, cream of tartar, vegetable oil, water
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Hazelnut Cream Coffee Topping

Made with powdered sugar, coffee liqueur, heavy whipping cream, hazelnut liqueur
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Ginger Peach Marmalade

Made with sugar, powdered pectin, water, peaches, crystallized ginger, oranges
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Photo of Lipton Dry Onion Soup Mix Recipe on CDKitchen

 
Lipton Dry Onion Soup Mix

Made with onion powder, onion, instant beef bouillon
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Photo of Heavy Cream Substitute Recipe on CDKitchen

 
Heavy Cream Substitute

Made with milk, butter
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Photo of Hearty Tater Tot Casserole Recipe on CDKitchen

 
Hearty Tater Tot Casserole

Made with tater tots, American cheese, green beans, ground beef, onion, cream of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup
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