Always keep several cans of evaporated milk in the pantry. It has an incredibly long shelf life and can prevent an “Oh crap, we’re out of milk” trip to the store. To use a substitute for fresh milk, dilute the evaporated milk with an equal amount of water. Evaporated milk can also be used as a substitute for cream or half and half in many recipes, use as a direct substitute.
Menu Monday will return next week.
Ivy and I will are attending Blissdom ’09, which means another road trip for the kids and I.* If you are attending the conference, please drop us a line in the comments so we know who to look for. We would love to say
*My kids and I were in Florida for nearly a week and now we’re zipping up to TN. I wonder, how did my husband ever get so lucky?