15 Search Results for Hamburger helper

August 6, 2012 - Put Down the Grapes

I often ponder the strange world in which we live wherein most of us have little familiarity with basic skills and no idea how to live off the land. We know how to program our cell phones, but not how to make soap, bake a loaf of bread, or milk a cow, much less how...
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September 19, 2011 - Making Homemade Side & Seasoning Mixes

I get a lot of emails like this one: I’ve been using your Homemade Hamburger Helper recipes for about a year now. They are awesome. So easy, so cheap, and I know what’s in them. I’m getting ready to make another batch of mixes right now. My husband loves those Lipton or Knorr brand sidekicks....
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July 24, 2011 - Monkey Wrench

This is Cheeseburger. Or Hamburger Helper. Or something like that. I’m not sure I’m remembering his name right, but it’s one of those names, connoting his final destination. There are actually several bulls at Skip’s farm, in various stages of developing their Porterhouse steaks. Skip won’t butcher a cow until they’re at least two years...
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May 2, 2011 - May! And a Question for You

My porch steps could use a good power-washing. Not sure that will do a thing to clean off the chickens, though. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! There’s a Christmas song like that. I think that song is wrong. The most wonderful time of the year is May! Beautiful weather. Green bursting forth...
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January 15, 2011 - Saving Money on Starters

Homemade cheddar melting on top of last night’s Homemade Hamburger Helper. Mesophilic starter is used in many hard cheeses made at moderate temperatures, such as cheddar, colby, monterey jack, and also in most soft cheeses. You can buy the direct-set in 5-packs for $5.95. This is the easiest way to go and I’ve bought a...
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September 30, 2010 - Et tu, Brutus?

We have been wildly, out-of-control busy here preparing for the big event this Saturday. This is our biggest party on the farm ever, with more events and more attendees, and more cleaning. I have overnight company coming starting today who will be helping with the party, and, along with cleaning and other preparations, I’ve been...
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September 14, 2010 - Baby Cow, The Movie

Just when I was ready to put a crown on BP’s head, I looked again and thought what we have here is a boy. Which brings to mind names like Darn It, Auction Block, and Homemade Hamburger Helper. (Okay, that last one is a mouthful and this calf is too cute to eat.) Beulah Petunia:...
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May 30, 2010 - Breaking Ground on the Helipad

Finally! The Stringtown Rising Farm helipad is under construction! Champagne for everyone! I’ve ordered a gold-plated helicopter! And a cute pilot! No more driving on that rocky road for me! Lately, I’ve noted a disturbance in the force. A comment here, a comment there, an email and then another email and then some more, all...
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May 16, 2010 - Homemade Long Grain & Wild Rice Mix

Homemade long grain and wild rice mix, cooked. Back when I posted about Homemade Hamburger Helper, I had some requests to look at boxed rice and pasta mixes, too. I’m here first with my homemade mix for long grain and wild rice, which is my very favorite of all the boxed rice mixes. (I’ll have...
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April 17, 2010 - Cornbread Supper Skillet

This cornbread supper skillet is so easy and so fast, you’ll think you’re making Homemade Hamburger Helper. Only different. With cornbread! And it’s delicious. You can use this as a go-to dish for a quick dinner when you have no time at all, or bake it when you have lots of time and spend your...
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March 8, 2010 - A Very Vegan Day

Pan-fried French bread with maple syrup and pears. My refrigerator is full of home-rendered lard and dozens of eggs from my chickens. My freezers are full of farm-fresh meat. There is a pound of homemade cream cheese draining in my kitchen. And because the universe has a sense of humor, Weston has acquired a vegan...
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February 23, 2010 - January 2010 Chickens in the Road Newsletter

Return to the Newsletter Archives page. January 2010 Chickens in the Road Newsletter IN THIS ISSUE: *Story: Tease *Kitchen Extra: Split Pea Soup *Embarrassing Photo of the Month: Crooked Little Leavings *My Favorite Thing Right Now: Twist-Tie Bread Bags *Recent Highlights: Homemade Hamburger Helper, Acme Driving School, Sweet Little Jam Cozy, and More *Sneak Peek:...
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February 6, 2010 - Beer Bread

Beer bread is so easy, you can make it in five minutes! You can make it even easier if you use my homemade baking mix, Quick Mix (or a store-bought baking mix). I’m going to tell you how to make it from scratch two ways, too, if you aren’t a baking mix user at all....
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January 3, 2010 - How to Make Homemade Hamburger Helper

As an avid cook, this is almost embarrassing, but my kids love Hamburger Helper. I don’t love Hamburger Helper. It tastes like cardboard and the ingredients list on the side of the box is enough to make you run away screaming. Who knows what that stuff is. A lot of preservatives, for one thing. There’s...
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June 14, 2009 - Pie with Beef & Italian Peppers

Every once in a while, I highlight a recipe that was posted in the forum because it has become a family favorite at our house. This meat pie is one of those recipes that I’ve found I make over and over. You can see the original recipe and instructions here. This is such an easy...
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