What’s Your Favorite Kitchen Appliance?

Favorite Kitchen Appliances - Having the right tools for the job can make any kitchen task more fun.

Having the right tools for the job can make any kitchen task more fun. Today, let’s talk about some favorites. I am a big fan of small kitchen appliances. I think it’s partly because I don’t like to get my hands dirty. Literally. I’m prone to dry chapped skin. Frequent washing prompts it to break out. […]

A Review of the Ninja Ultima Blender

A Review of the Ninja Ultima Blender - The Ninja Ultima Blender mixes up the best of all worlds in my smoothie-making economy: high speed, bulk blending, and individual to go cups.

The Ninja Ultima Blender mixes up the best of all worlds in my smoothie-making economy: high speed, bulk blending, and individual to go cups. Ninja sent me their Ultima Blender. All opinions are my own. I’ve owned a blender of some kind for about twenty years. I remember when FishPapa and I bought our first Oster at Costco. […]

Unique Tools for the Kitchen

Unique Tools for the Kitchen - Kitchen tools can be a super help to making good, cheap eats. Here are a few tools, you might not think belong in the kitchen, but they do.

Kitchen tools can be a super help to making good, cheap eats. Here are a few tools, you might not think belong in the kitchen, but they do. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price […]

Favorite Bread Baking Tools

Favorite Bread Baking Tools - Want to bake more? A few great baking tools can help you by making the process easier and a lot more fun.

Want to bake more? A few great baking tools can help you by making the process easier and a lot more fun. As I type, the raisin bread that FishChick7 and I made earlier is baking in the bread machine. I haven’t BAKED in the bread machine in quite some time. I typically use it […]

Learn to Like Cooking

Learn to Like Cooking - If you don

If you don’t love to cook, I’ll help you troubleshoot why. A daily necessity doesn’t need to be drudgery. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support […]

Bread Machine + Cookbook = the Best Gift Ever

Bread Machine + Cookbook = the Best Gift Ever

Disclosure: If you make a purchase through the affiliate links in this post, I do receive a small percentage of the sale in advertising fees. Your price is not affected, but the purchase through these links helps to support this site. Thank you! One of the best Christmas presents I ever received was from my […]

Introducing the New FoodSaver G3H Vacuum Sealer (Giveaway CLOSED)

food saver zipper bag accessory

The following content is sponsored by FoodSaver The giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: the3diggs@ As you know by now, my life has been colored by freezer cooking for over 16 years now. I was very pregnant with our first child when I read the grandmother of all freezer cooking books and set […]

Why I Love My Small Kitchen Appliances

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Tonight’s our 19th wedding anniversary. Can you believe it? We’re celebrating tomorrow since tonight is hockey practice. But, my husband had planned ahead and bought something for our whole family to enjoy: an electric fondue pot (Head’s up! That’s my affiliate link.) Other women might roll their eyes, but you know me! I am a sucker […]

Why I Love My Ice Cream Maker

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We’ve owned a few different ice cream makers over the years. Our first purchase was the one that you had to add salt and ice to. I think we used it twice. We had a couple cheapos afterwards that went the way of a donation truck because I didn’t use them all that often. But, […]

Why I Love My Freezer

Why I love my freezer

A freezer is one of the most important home appliances you can invest in. We’ve been talking about small kitchen appliances for the last few weeks. Since I’ve been on my feet for the last five hours trying to fill my freezer, lets chat about that not-so-small kitchen appliance, the deep freeze. A freezer is […]