Sunday, 14 September 2014

Make Your Own: Microwave Popcorn Bags



Not only is microwave popcorn expensive, but it is full of additives. 
Why not try this frugal alternative, and know exactly what you are eating!
It's super easy and cheap to make. You can add your own seasoning and butter.
See below for seasoning combinations.


Enjoy!
~ Ruth Ann


Make Your Own Microwave Popcorn Bags
→1/3 cup popping corn kernels
→1 brown paper lunch bag

• Place 1/3 cup of corn popping kernels in a brown paper bag.
• Lay flattened out on counter and roll top of bag closed, two 1/2" fold overs.
• Microwave for 2-4 min (depending on microwave). Listen for popping to slow down, and then stop microwave.


SEASONGING OPTIONS:
Here are some yummy options for seasoning your popcorn. Do you have a recipe or favourite seasoning mix? Share in the comments below!

Toss 16 cups hot popcorn with:



Parmesan Rosemary

  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt

Herb & Garlic
Melt 4 tablespoons butter in a saucepan, then add: 

  • 4 grated garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • sage
  • thyme 

Cook stirring 1 minute.
Drizzle over hot popcorn

Toss with 2 teaspoons kosher salt.



CHECK OUT MORE SEASONING RECIPES HERE:
50 Flavoured Popcorn Recipes





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Saturday, 13 September 2014

how to create a Cart Smart shopping list

With Cart Smarts new hidden offers using key words, allot of people are having issues navigating the app. So I've created a little tutorial on how to add items to your shopping list to make those extra items appear.

1. Open Cart smart to the main page and click on the folder icon at the top right hand corner.


2. You'll see your shopping list here click on the + sign at the bottom to add a new list or select an existing one.


3. Once you get to the next screen here you'll add your items so as today's key words I added sour cream and salsa
4. Now your get a pop up with the extra special item in today's case it's Tostitos chips click on the add to list and that's it. You'll now see the item on your main page


Friday, 12 September 2014

Reader Tip: Flat Pop? Not in my house!

Thanks Prosser Pete for posting this tip on our Facebook page the Moncton Coupon Lady



"Dislike flat Pepsi like me? 
I buy two liter bottles on sale for 99 cents , Then I pour the contents into three 750 ml Pepsi bottles (it pours easy-no funnel - leave some room at the top, it should work out evenly). One or two inches of pop might go flat eventually in the smaller bottle but not so wasteful. You are really getting a cans worth of Pepsi (or Coke etc) for 15 cents. I think it is better pouring when all bottles are cold.   -  Prosser Pete"

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