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Kitchen Tip: How to Use a Mortar and Pestle

If there’s one item I use almost daily in the kitchen, it’s my mortar and pestle. I didn’t even know what it was for when I first got it and it sat in my cupboard collecting dust until I tried to make salad dressing. Once I mashed that garlic with salt, that was my AHA!… Continue reading Kitchen Tip: How to Use a Mortar and Pestle


Reducing FAITH Expenses: Insurance

This is the third in a series of money saving strategies for reducing your FAITH expenses. FAITH = food, apparel, insurance, transportation, and housing. Insurance costs can really creep up if you’re not careful. I have to force myself to really look at the statements and keep track of what the policies cost and how… Continue reading Reducing FAITH Expenses: Insurance