The Best Chocolate Chip Parfait Cookies

Have you ever heard of chocolate chip parfait cookies? I’m always on the lookout for a new recipe to make chocolate chip cookies. When I think of a cookie, the first one that I think about is chocolate chip cookies. The second one would be my pumpkin cookies. Have you ever been to Jacob Lake in Arizona? Well, they have the most spectacular camping area and the best cookies made in the world. You can tell by the parking lot and all the people sitting outside eating cookies on the benches and rock formations. It’s a halfway mark from southern Utah to Flagstaff, Arizona. They also have a gift shop and a restaurant. There are always lines of people waiting to buy their cookies. Who would guess we would pay for cookies when we can make them at home? These cookies are different.

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How To Make Homemade Playdough For Kids

Playdough is not just for kids. It’s about how to make homemade playdough for kids today. I have made this recipe for over 30 years for my daughters and my grandkids. I talked yesterday about making playdough being a vintage skill, pioneer skill or just one more plain skill to teach the next generation. This is a very easy and frugal playdough that all kids love to make. This recipe is not gluten free and you do not have to add food coloring or flavors, they are optional. I bet you can picture the kids molding playdough every day of the week and all you have to do is store the playdough in an airtight container to keep it soft and pliable. Baggies or pint jars work great! You can also make this playdough for birthday gifts and put different colors in pint mason jars placed in cellophane bags with a ribbon. I love homemade gifts!

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4 Ingredient Pressure Cooker Meals

Today I have several 4 ingredient pressure cooker meals that are easy to make, any day of the week. I know how busy families are today and the easier we can make meals to prepare at home, the healthier we will be. I use my pressure cooker to make quinoa or rice on Sunday or Monday that will last Mark and I a few days. All we have to do is heat up the rice or quinoa to serve with some of the main meals listed below. I think most of these ingredients we all have in our pantry or refrigerator. If you buy your pork, chicken breasts, chicken tenderloins or beef on sale and freeze it, you are one step ahead of the game. I’m sure I have mentioned to you before I do not eat meat, but Mark does, so I shop the clearance area at some of the local grocery stores.  I look for the meat that’s priced very low and freeze it.

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How To Make Homemade Corn Tortillas

I have got to show you how to make homemade corn tortillas today! I have a friend, Melissa Richardson AKA, “The Bread Geek,” who shared her recipe with me several years ago. Now, I may have tweaked it a little, I can’t remember. But once you make these you will rarely buy them at the store. If you have some buttermilk and the Maseca corn masa flour you are good to go.

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