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5 More Ways to Love Your Kitchen More

5 More Ways to Love Your Kitchen More

When you love your cook space, you love cooking just a little bit more. And a love of cooking will make you do it more often, which means you save money.

5 Tips for Taking Better Care of Your Kitchen

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Your kitchen can be your best friend, save you money, and make cooking fun. Here are five ways you can take better care of it so it can serve you well.

Spicy Grilled Tri-tip

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This spicy rub recipe for tri-tip and other cuts of beef is super easy to prepare. Rub the meat and throw it on the grill for a super supper.

Weekly Meal Prep Can Save You Time & Money This Week

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Take a little time each week to prep food for upcoming meals. It will save you both time and money — and help you eat more healthfully.

Freezer Cooking How To

Freezer Cooking How To

Wondering what all this fuss about freezer cooking is? It can save you time and money, as well as put some great meals on your table. Freezer cooking is one of my main ways to save money on groceries. I can do a day or two of bulk cooking and not only benefit from bulk […]

Real Life in My Kitchen: Dejunking

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Dejunking your kitchen can make it more fun to cook in as well as prettier to look at.

Give Spice Mixes as Gifts

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Food gifts don’t need to be complicated, expensive, or commercial. They don’t even have to be baked! Package a variety of homemade spice blends for an easy and economical gift. I’ve always been of the DIY mind when it came to gifts. Not only does it give you the opportunity of adding a special touch, […]

Holiday Baking Tips & Tricks

Holiday Baking Tips and Tricks - This is the perfect time to get baking. Check out these tips and tricks for success before you get started.

This is the perfect time to get baking. Check out these tips and tricks for success before you get started. Are you ready for the holiday baking season? Over the last two weeks I’ve been thinking about what we’re going to bake this year and gearing myself to plug the big freezer back in. (We […]

How to Measure Flour Properly

How to Measure Flour Properly - The proper way to measure flour involves weights, not measures. And... you may be doing it wrong.

The proper way to measure flour involves weights, not measures. And… you may be doing it wrong. Chocolate Mint Snow-Top Cookies I am a lazy cook. I am an even lazier baker. I take whatever shortcuts I can, often because I’ve just got too much else that I’m thinking of. Sometimes those shortcuts work out. […]

Must-Have Kitchen Tools for the Home Cook

12 Must-Have Kitchen Tools for the Home Cook - What are your must-have kitchen tools? What helps you the most in getting food on the table quickly and deliciously?

What are your must-have kitchen tools? What helps you the most in getting food on the table quickly and deliciously? When we went on our big European vacation this fall, I got to do some cooking. In both Collioure and Paris, we had vacation apartments with small kitchens. While they weren’t “fully equipped”, they did […]