4 Things You Should Do Now Before the Holidays - Melissa K. Norris

4 Things You Should Do Now Before the Holidays

By Melissa Norris | Homestead-Life

Nov 22

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The holiday’s can often be overwhelming and tempting to take short cuts in the kitchen for quick, unhealthy store bought processed foods. In today’s episode we’ll discuss:

  • Why you should get organized now
  • How to avoid last minutes trips to the store
  • Why you should fill your pantry now
  • How to keep cost down on spices and herbs
  • Which items to make ahead
  • How to freeze dough
  • Have fresh homemade cookies on hand all season long without spending hours in the kitchen or buying pre-made dough

Resources: Great-grandma’s flaky pastry crust in 15 minutes, best place for bulk organic non-GMO herbs and spices from our affiliate partner Mountain Rose Herbs, How to can apple pie filling, 5 tips to beat holiday stress in the kitchen, Molasses Sugar Cookie Recipe, Ginger Cream Cookie Recipe.


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About the Author

Melissa K. Norris inspires people's faith and pioneer roots with her books, podcast, and blog. Melissa lives with her husband and two children in their own little house in the big woods in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains. When she's not wrangling chickens and cattle, you can find her stuffing Mason jars with homegrown food and playing with flour and sugar in the kitchen.

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