Make Your Own Peanut Butter

Homemade Peanut Butte

My attempts to make homemade almond butter last year nearly resulted in an electrical fire (read: DIY Almond Butter or How I Almost Made My New Food Processor Explode). But my Cuisinart seems to like peanuts a lot more. Homemade peanut butter is so easy and so delicious. Do you have peanuts, a food processor,…

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Pantry Challenge: Week #3 Meal Plan & Home Stretch!


Should beer and wine count toward the weekly Pantry Challenge grocery budget? Not surprisingly, my husband–who is no fan of the Pantry Challenge–emphatically says no. If he’s right and it doesn’t, I stayed close to my $50 goal last week. I even hosted a neighborhood party–and I tried to use what I had on hand…

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