Friday, August 26, 2016

Baking Day

Now that I am back home I am trying to get back into the habit of having home baked goods on hand to cover meals.  Its a win win for us.  It is more economical and I can identify all the ingredients.  Plus with my husband traveling and my daughter having a crazy college schedule I often need quick pull togethers.  Last night when I was looking ahead in my calendar to the next few days I realized today would be a perfect baking day.  I'd be ready for the weekend and have items in the freezer for the upcoming week.  I started at 8:00 AM and by 12:00 noon I had finished a full days baking, cleaned the kitchen, and knitted on the front of a sweater during my wait times. 

All my breads were made with white whole wheat flour and flax.
2 loaves of French Herb Bread
6 hamburger buns
19 English muffins
1 loaf of sandwich bread

18 freezer biscuits made with whole wheat pastry flour

8 8" pizza crusts -- 2 for tonight and 6 for the freezer


Last Week's Frugalities

We were traveling last week, but we allow for that in a separate budget from our household stuff.  In no particular order:  1.  I did pa...