Above I'm making a "Master Baking Mix" while watching a video on....something. Hmm. Beekeeping? Gardening? I don't remember. The Master Baking Mix is also a time saver. The dry ingredients are mixed in bulk and can be used to make pancakes, waffles, muffins, quick bread and biscuits. Having it made up ahead of time will save me time in the kitchen later.
20 c. flour
3/4 c. baking powder
3 T. salt
1 T. cream of tartar
12 c. sugar
This mix can be stored in the freezer.
I love "The Freezer Cooking Manual". It gives detailed instructions on how to plan, shop and prepare for once a month cooking. When I first became interested in freezer cooking, I borrowed this book from the library.** After using it for a month, I decided this was a book that I wanted to add to my cookbook shelf. Although I've never found a free Saturday to devote to filling my freezer with meals for the month, I have used this cookbook often to do my own stockpiling of freezer meals. Last summer I was teaching my daughter how to cook for the freezer. We picked three freezer meals for one week and quadrupled each recipe. We had three different meals for dinners that week and stocked the freezer with
Freezer cooking is so EASY and saves so much prep time. Less prep time in the kitchen results in less stress when your family says, "Ma, what's for dinner?" Less stress means a happy mama.
ADDED 6/27/2012: Baking Mix RECIPES