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Katie Kimball is a mother of three from Michigan who spends a ton of time in the kitchen making real food with whole ingredients, and then blogs about her successes and failures at Kitchen Stewardship.

Homemade easy French onion dip

Keeping MSG out of your Super Bowl party (recipe: homemade French onion dip)

Homemade French Onion Chip Dip

You know that super simple, two-ingredient party dip that you make with a tub of sour cream and a box of French Onion soup mix? What would you say if I told you there are over a dozen ingredients in that dip?

I hope your reply would be, “What are they?” with some mixture of surprise and curiosity.

I think it’s important to know what’s in our food, and that’s why I’m not making that dip anytime soon.
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5 essential make-from-scratch foods for your health and budget

I never thought I would bake my own bread. After my first passing attempt at homemade whole wheat bread years ago, I got reviews like, “Wow, that’s dense.”  I happily submitted to the fact that bread-making wasn’t for me. I knew where all the bread outlets in my city were, so I had a frugal (read more…)

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Simple, homemade deodorant: an effective, safe alternative

The following is a guest post from Katie at Kitchen Stewardship. I haven’t worn deodorant since last Christmas. I hope that wasn’t too personal for you. The best part is that I don’t stink, so there wouldn’t be anything to smell even if you visited my house (and that would really trip my husband out, (read more…)

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