Fresh fruits and vegetables have more nutrition than canned. But, many don’t buy them because they spoil before you have time to use them. Here are some tips for freezing foods to enjoy later. Fresh produce has its season throughout the year. But, many like to enjoy their favorite fruits and vegetables when they are [...]
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You may have a slow cooker or crock pot that you just haven’t used much, or maybe you would like to get one but aren’t sure what you can cook in it. And if you do have a crock pot, you might have just a few favorite dishes you cook in it and that’s it. [...]
If you’re shopping for two, it’s not always easy to get variety without the danger of letting food go to waste. However, if you plan your grocery shopping ahead of time and take advantage of the following in-store tips, you’ll see it’s possible to be efficient and get exactly what you want. Stock Your Pantry [...]
It never fails. You find a recipe you’d love to try, but the portions are too big or you buy so many groceries, the two of you couldn’t possibly eat them all. Outside of inviting the whole neighborhood over to eat, here are some handy tips for cooking for two. Have a Plan Planning isn’t [...]
Being a great baker is like being a great magician. You take a bunch of disparate parts and turn it into something completely different – Something delicious. Being a great baker is also like being a scientist. While baking is definitely part art, it’s also definitely part science. Exact measurements are essential, especially for the [...]
Let’s face it – fat tastes good! That’s why we like it in our foods. So if you want to be successful in implementing a low-fat diet, enhancing taste is key. Here are tips to keep flavor high and fat content low Herbs and Spices If you like it hot, now’s the time to break [...]
Have you ever gone to the store to buy a particular spice and were shocked at the price? Spices can get expensive – especially if they are organic – and making your own is more economical. It also makes your house smell really good! First, it’s a good idea to reiterate that spices are not [...]
One common struggle that most moms will face at some time or other is getting their kids to eat their veggies. Most kids will turn up their nose at the site of anything green. So how do you get around the veggie issue? Here are some fun and easy ways to get your kids to [...]
You’ve got family coming over and your favorite beef stew recipe serves 4, but you’ve got 7 people coming. What are you going to do? One option is to scale the recipe, so you can serve more people, but it’s not always as straightforward as it seems. Here are some tips to make your recipe [...]
Ever wonder how our ancestors always seemed to have food on the table even in lean times? When we are visiting the grocery store every week to the tune of hundreds of dollars, we long to know their secret. In fact it isn’t a secret at all. It is actually good planning and preparation on [...]
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