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Talkin’ turkey soup base :)

Thanks to another fabulous WinCo purchase this week–a 22.5 pound turkey I bought for $5.85 ($0.26/lb with a $50 purchase)–I dragged out one of my big pressure canners … and went on a quest for the perfect turkey soup base … Continue reading

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Beef Stew, my first canned savory project thickened with Clear Jel® :)

I went roaming through the meat section of the new WinCo recently, and located their reduced for quick sale section. All good canners–especially those interested in saving pennies–should know where that section is in every grocery store they frequent. They … Continue reading

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The Dutchman’s Store — Cantril, IA

I arrived at my destination about mid-morning, and was not surprised to see lots of folks already shopping in The Dutchman’s Store. Yes, gang! My Mecca for this trip was a Mennonite-run general store, specializing in plain and simple goods. … Continue reading

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$2.00 Box Challenge: Mangoes, mangoes, mangoes!

I’m still trying to cram a couple more Two Dollar Box Challenges into my shrinking time-frame, so when I went to my favorite produce market last night to get slicing tomatoes (because we had a date with Buckboard Bacon BLTs!) … Continue reading

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I found a MOUNTAIN of Clear Jel®!! :)

Well, not exactly a mountain … but I have discovered an excellent source for all the Clear Jel® I could ever use! And–once again–that source is Cash & Carry, my local restaurant supply store! In case you’re not familiar with … Continue reading

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