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Homemade Tomato Sauce too Watery? Here’s the Fix.

Homemade tomato sauce often comes out thin and watery. Use these simple tips to ensure your homemade tomato sauce is thick, delicious, and not watery. I love canning my tomatoes…

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Making Laundry Detergent

It’s super-easy to make laundry soap at home and you can get all the supplies at the grocery store. I…

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The World’s Best Banana Bread

This is a big favorite at our house and a great way to use up overripe bananas. It’s perfect with…

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Snow peas

Best right off the vine.

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Welcome to Brown Thumb Mama, where I’ll chronicle my crazy adventures in backyard gardening, frugal living, and all-around thriftiness in…

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