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Do you use Yummly?

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Do you use Yummly? If not, you should seriously consider it. Here is a quick run-down. Yummly is is a fabulous source for online recipe searches and a great way to store all the interesting recipes you find on the web.  They also have a wonderful app for both ios […]

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Easy Marinating for Juicy Flavor

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Tired of the same old chicken, beef and pork recipes? Marinating is an easy way to add more flavor to meats. Whats is a marinade?A marinade is a sauce, usually made with oil, vinegar, spices, and herbs.  Meat, fish, and poultry fish, are soaked in the sauce or marinade before […]

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7 Useful Tips to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

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Last year  I started grocery shopping daily or almost daily to reduce food waste in my own kitchen.  I tried different shopping and cooking strategies including bulk freezer cooking, Blue Apron Meal Kits, weekly shopping, and none of it fit my food personality. The standard advice to save money is […]

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39 Helpful Cooking Tips for the New Cook

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A few helpful cooking tips for the new cook to save a little time and money in the kitchen. One of my all-time favorite cooking tips for the new cook is to always read the recipe in full before you begin cooking.  7  Useful Kitchen Tips Unstick the cap on […]

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5 Tips For Perfect Pancakes

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Dear Mom was a master pancake maker and passed  down her 5 tips for making perfect pancakes. Dad however preferred the more down home term flapjacks, I had assumed it was from his army days.  In my childhood home the term was used interchangeably.   I reserve pancakes or flapjacks for […]