These recipes and ideas are for those of us who are in the middle of cooking and realize we are out of a product we need. Also for those who live out in the country and too far to make a quicky run to the store, for those stuck in the house for various reasons, and for ALL of us who just love saving money!!!!
1/2 C catsup can also use part chili sauce
1 Tbsp. horseradish
1 tsp. lemon juice
5 dashes of Worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp. tabasco (optional)
Mix together and chill. I make our cocktail sauce all the time.
*I always have a jar of ground horseradish in the frig for various uses, but I also have horseradish powder on hand.
LAWRY'S SEASONED SALT
2 Tbsp. salt
2 Tbsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/4 tsp. turmeric
1/4 tsp. onion powder
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. cornstarch
Make up a lot and store in a spice container or jar.
SUPER EASY BBQ SAUCE
1 C grape jelly
1 C catsup
Mix together and serve over meat.
1 8 oz. can tomato sauce
3 Tbsp. sugar
1 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. vinegar
very small dash of cinnamon
Pour tomato sauce into a small saucepan and boil - till it starts to thicken. Add sugar, cinnamon and vinegar. Simmer 3 -4 minutes longer. Refrigerate.
**Go easy on cinnamon - it's real easy to get too much in recipe.
ARBY'S HORSEY SAUCE
Mix to your taste preference. Great with beef.
EASY PEACH JAM
2 C peaches
2 Tbsp. water
2 C sugar
2 Tbsp. cornstarch
Peel and slice peaches. Put into a saucepan with water and cook peaches down to pulp and juices. Add sugar and cornstarch and boil till thickened. Refrigerate or freeze.
This is a great way to use up fruit that may be past it's prime.
I hope this gives you a few ideas and helps save a grocery trip and a dollar or two! Small steps on the frugal front can add up in the long run. Take care of your pennies and they will take care of you.