How to Freeze Berries and Make Good on Summer Sales

frozen blueberries on a rimmed, parchment-lined tray

Freeze berries at home so you make good on summer sales. Whether you grow your own or find great deals at the store or farm stand, building your own stock of frozen berries in the freezer is like having a hoard of riches. Who doesn’t love a good berry pie bubbling with juices and enrobed […]

The Easy Meals You Need to Make When There’s “Nothing” to Eat

Don’t know what to make for dinner? Sometimes it can seem like there’s “nothing” to eat. Nothing easy jumps out at you. This list of easy meals will change how you eat on those nights. It’s happened to all of us. You return home famished after a hard day full of grumbling coworkers, whiny children, […]

Budget-Friendly Mexican Food Recipes

Enjoy Mexican food? Looking for some great recipes that are easy and cheap? Check out these ideas and tips for making great Mexican food every week. Nowadays, you can find a decent taco almost anywhere. Even Europe. (Well, Chipotle in London is trying…) But this wasn’t always the case. When I was a kid visiting […]

Tips for Organizing the Kitchen

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An organized workspace is not only nice to look at, but it’s also easier to work in. Try these tips for organizing the kitchen so that your meal prep tasks go more smoothly. Kitchen work is inevitable. Unless you’ve got a personal chef or can handle eating out every night, the kitchen is a regular […]

How to Stick to Your Meal Plan

So, you’ve got your fancy meal plan of carefully chosen and paired recipes. Either you or a meal planning service put time and energy into said plan. So, do you know how to stick to your meal plan? Recipe: Santa Fe Salad Staring into the fridge, wondering what to make for supper? But, I thought you […]

How to Make a Fruit Tray

tray of berries with toppings on the side

Want to serve a fruit tray at your next gathering? Not sure how to swing it so that it looks pretty? No problem. Follow these easy tips to make pretty fruit platters with very little work. Party season approaches! Passover, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, weddings, graduations, baby showers, not to mention the endless parade […]

Homemade Pies: Tips, Tools, & Recipes

Want to learn to make stellar pies? I gotcha covered. Check out these tips, tools, and homemade pies you can dig into today. Pictured: Toffee Dream Pie If you’re a fan of pie, then you’re going to want to learn how to make homemade pie. You just can’t have one without the other. Not really.  […]

Tips for Thawing Freezer Meals & 5 Recipes That You Don’t Need to Thaw

stacks of colored freezer meal plans

Don’t like freezer cooking because of the mysteries of thawing freezer meals? Here are a few strategies to help make sense of it all as well as some freezer meal recipes that you DON’T have to thaw. You’ve heard how freezer meals can save you time. So, you do a little cooking to freeze and […]