Grown-Up Home Ec | What is Leavening?

What is leavening? You’ve heard the term but what is it? In this post, I will briefly explain what leavening is and how it works in your recipes.

How to Chop an Onion

Cooking 101: How to Chop an Onion

There are lots of methods out there for chopping up onions. I think this is the easiest way. What you need: Onion, Cutting Board, Knife. First, cut both ends off your onion. Set your onion on end, and cut it in half. Peel off the outer layer, removing the skin. Here’s the great thing about…

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Basic Homemade Bread

Basic Homemade Bread

A few years ago, I shared my basic bread recipe on my old blog – back when we still lived in North Carolina. Man, was that a lifetime ago! Well, I thought I would share that post here. This is that original post from 2010. This is our family’s basic bread. It is the staple…

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Homemade Tortillas from The Foodie Army Wife.com

Homemade Tortillas

Homemade tortillas are not only simple to make, they are ridiculously delicious. Every time I make these, I have to ban the family from the kitchen because a plain tortilla will grow legs and leap into someone’s mouth…repeatedly…leaving none for the meal I am making!