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2016 31 Days of MOO No. 3 Rosemary Salt

Smashed potatoes with rosemary salt, garnished with fresh rosemaryThis is one of my favourite ways to preserve the bright flavour of fresh rosemary. Rosemary salt takes about five minutes to make and can be stored indefinitely at room temperature. Tr...

31 Days of MOO No. 2 - All-Purpose Glue

This is a great all-purpose glue that isn't toxic, making it ideal to use with little ones. It will stick paper and card like a charm and washes out of clothes.All-Purpose GlueIngredients:2 tablespoons glucose syrup1 teaspoon white vinegar2 tablespoo...

31 Days of MOO No 1. Veggie Burgers

Have you priced veggie burgers from the deli or the chiller cabinet at the supermarket lately? They are expensive - over $3 each! This recipe makes six for less than the price of one. It's quick and easy too. Best of all you can make the patties ahea...

Let's All MOO

 Really. Let's all take back the power of our grocery money and tell the big wigs at Coles, Woolworths and yes, these days even Aldi, that we don't want them deciding what food and brands we will buy - we want to make that decision ourselves and...

31 Days of MOO No. 17 MOO Sweet Chilli Sauce

I'm not a fan of chilli, but I love a good sweet chilli sauce. I love it on fish cakes, on wedges or chips and combined with cream cheese for a dip. Yum! This is a very simple sweet chilli sauce, great for home and perfect for gift giving.A Very Simp...

31 Days of MOO NO. 16 MOO Cake Mixes

Boxed (or packet) cake mixes are convenient - to a point.  You still need to add the wet ingredients, usually egg, water or milk, butter or oil, so what you're paying up to $9 for is basically flour, sugar, a rising agent, flavouring of some kin...

31 Days of MOO No. 7 - MOO Bulk Taco Seasoning

Our taco seasoning recipe is very popular, one of the most popular recipes of all time in the Cheapskates Recipe File.The only downside to that recipe is that it only makes the equivalent of three packets of taco seasoning and if you use it as often...

MOO Bulk Taco Seasoning

Our taco seasoning recipe is very popular, one of the most popular recipes of all time in the Cheapskates Recipe File.The only downside to that recipe is that it only makes the equivalent of three packets of taco seasoning and if you use it as often...

Yes, You Can MOO Pastrami!

If I am going to eat a deli meat, it has to be something better than chicken loaf, flavourless ham or greasy stras. I love pastrami and happily bought 100 grams every few weeks for years, until my local deli stopped stocking it - seems it's not as po...

31 Days of MOO No. 5 - MOO Instant Rice

How to MOO Instant RiceFor a long time the idea of instant rice just made me laugh, sometimes out loud!Seriously, rice is so simple to cook and doesn't take very long. Even brown rice is done in under an hour, so what was the big deal about instant r...

MOO Coffee and Milk

Everyone knows I just love my coffee and since I am down to one cup a day I make sure it is good and that I enjoy it. At home I have my machine and love it, but when we go camping it's another story.I used to love buying the Nestle Coffee & Milk...

MOO Disinfectant Bathroom Wipes

The rubbing alcohol in this mixture is a potent disinfectant, more potent than vinegar, making it ideal for bathrooms and toilets.MOO Disinfectant Bathroom WipesYou will need:1 cup of water1/4 cup of rubbing alcohol2 tbsp full strength dishwashing li...

MOO Baby Safe Fabric Books

You can make your own little material books, safe for the little ones and they can be thrown in the wash. You will need the special transfer paper that can be purchased from Officeworks or similar stationery supply stores (Canon and Epson both have a...

31 Days of MOO e-book

MOO Month is over and it was a lot of fun and a huge success. Thirty-one new ways to say "no thanks" to supermarkets and department stores were shared during March.  I've had a lot of requests to put all 31 MOOs into a book you can download so t...

31 Days of MOO No. 31 - DIY Lip Balm

Winter is on the way, and that means chapped lips. I go through lip balm so quickly in winter. I have them everywhere - on my bedside table, in the bathroom, on my desk, in my handbag, in the car - anywhere I'm likely to be.Good quality lip balms are...

31 Days of MOO No. 30 - MOO Onion Soup Mix

This will make the equivalent of one packet of onion soup mix. I suggest while you have all the herbs and spices out that you make up a few 'packets' by either doubling, tripling or quadrupling the recipe. Store them in clean, dry, glass jars, small...

31 Days of MOO No. 29 - A Preserving Jar Oil Lamp, Just in Time for Earth Hour

Tonight we celebrate Earth Hour from 8.30pm - 9.30pm, so I thought I'd show you how to make a really simple but very effective oil lamp to use while the lights are out tonight, or any time you feel like a little ambience or the power goes off.  ...

31 Days of MOO No. 28 - Honey Roasted Peanuts

Honey roasted peanuts are the easiest snack to make, and one of the delicious for nibbling. You can spice them up (or down) by adding different spices or salts or change the texture by swapping almonds, cashews or walnuts for the peanuts - the recipe...

31 Days of MOO No. 27 - The Best Ever Homemade Chocolate

This chocolate is meant to be a cooking chocolate, but really, it's too good to use just for cooking. It's great right out of the fridge, a rich, smooth, slightly bitter dark chocolate. MOO ChocolateIngredients:1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon cocoa powder4...

31 Days of MOO No. 26 - Making Rhubarb Champagne

When you grow rhubarb you understand it's either a feast or a famine. Those pretty red and green stalks can be few and far between while you're waiting for them, as soon as you ignore it, that rhubarb crown will just go beserk.That's what has happene...


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