25 Best Kitchen Tools to Make Life Easier

Are you slowed down in the kitchen because you don’t have the right equipment? Here are 25 best kitchen tools that make life easier. I know people who brag about being minimalists in the kitchen. I’m not sure how they cook all they cook. Yeah, I know, all you need is a good knife. BUT, […]

The Best Tools & Containers for Freezer Cooking

stack of freezer meals in colored baking pans

Having the right freezer cooking tools can make your cooking session so much easier and enjoyable. Here’s a quick and dirty list of items to keep on hand. Freezer cooking has been a big part of my kitchen experience for almost 20 years now. I was a young married school teacher, awaiting my first baby, […]

9 Kitchen Tools to Help You Eat More Healthfully

cutting board and knife

Eating healthfully doesn’t have to be difficult, especially when you equip yourself with the right kitchen tools to help you do it easily. The holiday season is marked by sugar plums, decadent meals, and abundant desserts. It’s all delicious, but at the same time, I find that my body is craving vegetables. I am thrilled […]

Pizza Tools to Make Pizza Night Easier

Homemade Pizza is tasty and cheap. Tool up with these must-have pizza tools so that pizza night comes together easily. Pizza Night has been a Friday night tradition at our house for about 18 years. It took some trial and error at first and some coaching from my friend Jessika. But, over time I’ve found […]

Holiday Baking Tools

It’s time to get baking! Consider these great holiday baking tools to make your holiday baking fun and easy! I look at Thanksgiving as a feat of great, savory proportions. While the pies are certainly important — we had Pretzel Berry, Slab Apple, and Streusel-Topped Pumpkin — the savory foods, like mashed potatoes, stuffing, and gravy, […]

Kitchen Tools to Help You Make Dinner Quickly

banana pancakes cooking on the griddle

Want to get dinner on the table quickly? Then tool up with these kitchen helpers.

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? 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 […]

What’s Your Favorite Kitchen Appliance?

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. […]