Category Archives: Prudent Pantry

soup in a jar, soup mix, pantry

Do you enjoy giving homemade gifts? As the holidays approach I try to think of gifts that I can make myself that might bless others. One favorite idea is homemade gift jars. You can fill jars with all sorts of gift ideas – cookie mixes, brownie mixes, or soup mixes. One of my favorites is Read More…

Headache Tea

Do you suffer from headaches? I occasionally have bad headaches and I have a sister that suffers from migraines. I found this recipe for an herbal headache tea and decided to try it. I found all the ingredients I needed from Mountain Rose Herbs. Ingredients 8 parts Red Raspberry Leaf 3 parts Alfalfa Leaf 3 Read More…

Freezing herbs in an ice cube tray.

Last week I talked about drying herbs. Another way to preserve herbs is to freeze them. Herbs that have been frozen actually taste fresher than dried herbs, but only for the first four months or so after freezing. After that the flavor declines rapidly. Freezing herbs should be done in addition to drying herbs not as a Read More…

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