Posts by Home-Ec Guest

How to Iron: A Home-Ec 101 Guide

How to iron

Stephanie says: Let’s work to iron out the wrinkles. I love ironing. I do. Roll your eyes. Scoff. Mutter, “whatever, who loves ironing?” I do. There is something satisfying about taking a pile of clean clothes and one by one getting all the wrinkles out, then putting them away. I don’t iron every morning. Heavens…

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Freezer Tips, A Guest Post

The following is a guest post by Dr. Alice of Feet First. Dr. Alice says: I almost feel as though I should start this piece with an apologia, since I think most readers of this site already know how handy the freezer can be for make-ahead meals. However, I shall forge ahead and tell you…

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Cleaning for Those Who Are Immunosuppressed

The following is a guest post by Dr. Alice of Feet First. Dr. Alice says: “Cleanliness is next to godliness” is a well-known saying, but my recent experiences have changed my mind: It would be more accurate to say that cleanliness is next to survival. Granted, many readers might not go quite that far, but…

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Egg Rolls with Sweet and Sour Sauce

It's really not that hard to make your own egg rolls and sweet & sour sauce.

Candice says: I know the term tapas is typically reserved for Spanish food, but I use it to describe meals made of appetizers. It’s just easier than making up my own word. I enjoy late night get-togethers and one of my favorite menu items is egg rolls! In fact, it’s my most requested! So, I…

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Budget Buys Meet the Pantry Clean Out

The following is a guest post from Dr. Alice of Feet First. Dr. Alice says: When it comes to meal preparation and food storage, I’m an unabashed fan of cans. Being single with a busy work schedule means that my meal planning skills are not all they could be, and having a repertoire of quick…

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On the Merits of Being a Part-Time Vegetarian

*Note from Heather* The links to the suggested cookbooks are affiliate links, if you’d like you can learn about Amazon’s affiliate program here. After learning the final cost for the consumer was the same, I allowed their inclusion in this post. Guest posting is a new feature here at the Home-Ec 101 community and I hope…

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Rosemary’s Garden

The following is a guest post from Aunt B. of Tiny Cat Pants. Guest posting is a new feature here at the Home-Ec 101 community and I hope that all of you are welcoming to those who have volunteered their time and energy with their contributions. I am deeply grateful. Aunt B says: So, I’ve…

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Macaroni and Cheese, Oven Baked

The following is a guest post from Heidi of WithaZ.net Guest posting is a new feature here at the Home-Ec 101 community and I hope that all of you are welcoming to those who have volunteered their time and energy with their contributions. I am deeply grateful. Heidi sayz: Oven-Baked Macaroni and Cheese This is…

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