Got a lot of blackberries? Then check out this recipe for Blackberry Mojito Fruit Leather.

I'm not a huge fan of fruit leathers, but this turned out super good! And, really, you can't go wrong with blackberries, mint and rum.

Saturday, November 8, 2008

More News from Mother Earth

Homemade peanut butterI've gotten a few new posts up on Mother Earth News that I forgot to mention to you:

Supereasy Homemade Cream Cheese and Sour Cream

Nuts for Peanut Butter (how to make homemade peanut butter)

Feel free to go check 'em out!

For all my posts over there, check them out here.

8 comments:

Jena said...

Great timing for the PB recipe, thanks! I just learned that our town's elevator is selling peanuts so I'm hoping to get a deal on a big bag and try this at home. I couldn't find good instructions yesterday when I searched so this is very helpful.

KM said...
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KM said...

Thanks for the peanut butter info. I have been meaning to do this for... a long time now!

Question: In trying to prioritize budget-wise, I was wondering if you know about the relative importance of choosing organic peanuts? I seem to remember hearing that peanuts are often crop-rotated with cotton, one of the most sprayed crops- do you know anything more about that? I need to stretch my food dollars, and I live in a state that produces lots of peanuts, so would like to know what to consider to make an informed decision.

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Kate@LivingTheFrugalLife said...

Thanks for the primer on homemade peanut butter. I just may try this since I have recently rediscovered the fun of peanut butter, and I'm a bit of a control freak when it comes to food. So now I know what to do if I can source some organic peanuts. Thanks!

Stephany said...

I made a batch of yogurt over the weekend that didn't get quite as thick as I would have liked so we are going to use it for the yogurt cheese recipe. Thanks!

Deb G said...

Oh I love the sour cream! I haven't bought sour cream for years because I was trying to avoid the plastic. This is even better than store bought sour cream. Why oh why didn't I go look for a recipe before this?

Robj98168 said...

I made the cream cheese- so easy and tastes so good! Thanks for the recipe!

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