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Does anyone know how to make alot of things from scratch?

I just read an article on BPA and it got me worried.So I'm gonna go organic.

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Asked by mommie92808 at 9:42 AM on Apr. 7, 2011 in Health

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  • What do you mean? cooking, clothing, cleaning products? I do alot of baking from scratch. I have a few of my own cleaning products that my momma taught me (not like laundry soap or soap in general) but sewing....yeah out of the picture for me. Took me 3 weeks to complete one of those knotted blankets :)

    Answer by brypmom at 9:44 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • Check out this site for lots of from-scratch cooking.


    Answer by scout_mom at 9:44 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • I cook and bake from scratch. I went to chef school years and years ago. Why buy a cake mix when the scratch cake comes out 1000% better? Same with bread's. I know whats in my breads I make. Not so with a store bought bread.

    Answer by vbruno at 9:45 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • Thank you guys.I'm looking for anything thing organic.Whether it be laundry detergent or clothing.

    Comment by mommie92808 (original poster) at 9:49 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • Start small so you don't get overwhelmed.

    Find a few recipes that you like and use them. And start replacing your Mr. Clean (or what ever floor cleaner you use) with white vinegar. You can also use white vinegar as fabric softener.

    We bake a lot of bread and make our own pizza dough. Jams, salsas, tomato sauces are all home made by me as my garden starts producing.

    Answer by balagan_imma at 10:02 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • Wow thanks.I never knew that about white vinegar.I'm also gonna start a garden soon.

    Comment by mommie92808 (original poster) at 10:17 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • Good luck!

    Answer by ceciliam at 10:26 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • I LOVE the hillbilly housewife website. She has TONS of great tips.

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 10:28 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • good luck

    Answer by tazdvl at 12:19 PM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • No, but good luck.

    Answer by Samanthamommy at 2:26 PM on Apr. 7, 2011

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