Pantry Essentials

A mason jar filled with pancake and waffle mix and a green label

Homemade Pancake and Waffle Mix

I totally love saving time in the mornings. Not only does breakfast feel calmer but it sets the tone for the rest of the day.  One way to make this happen for waffles or pancakes is to pre-mix the first five steps. With those ingredients already measured and in a jar, you’re all set! Simply […]

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DIY Bisquick Mix, an easy blend of flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and butter is a quick way to make many other recipes

Homemade Bisquick Mix

What is homemade Bisquick Mix? Homemade Bisquick Mix is a smart kitchen hack or shortcut that combines pre-measured basic kitchen ingredients. They are mixed together and stored, ready for popular baking recipes such as pancakes and waffles.  3 reasons why I love making my own You know all of the ingredients. You can adjust or […]

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DIY Speculaas spice mix on a teaspoon in a white bowl is used in many baking recipes

Speculaas Spice Mix

How to make your own Speculaas spice mix originates in Holland and is added to many baking recipes. Made using a fine blend of slices, the aroma is rich, warm ,and inviting which makes it fun to make and even harder to put the jar back in the pantry.  The best part is, it’s so […]

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Pumpkin Pie Spice in a jar

How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Pie Spice

Pumpkin Pie Spice smells and tastes amazing! Many recipes use Pumpkin Pie Spice and it’s so easy to make it yourself.If you have these 5 common spices in your kitchen, you’ve got all the fixings! 5 spices: cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, allspice, and ginger If you’d like to try using whole spices You’ll need three pieces […]

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