Meal Planning 101 - How to Plan Meals - How To Plan A Menu
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Meal Planning 101 – Getting Started with FREE Printables

Incase you missed it yesterday, I started a new series "Meal Planning 101".  Throughout the course of the week, I will be sharing some tips and advice on how to plan meals and save money!  Yesterday we talked about Getting Inspired to meal plan with some fun ways to switch up your menu, and get… Continue reading Meal Planning 101 – Getting Started with FREE Printables

Meal Planning 101 - How to Plan Meals - How To Plan A Menu
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Meal Planning 101 – Get Inspired

It’s no secret, I love food.  I work with food, I blog about food, I read cook books, and I eat A LOT of food.  And, believe it or not, I actually enjoy shopping for groceries, and seeing all of the different things on the shelves, and all of the beautiful produce options.  I go… Continue reading Meal Planning 101 – Get Inspired

Homemade Pasta Dough Recipe
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The Only Homemade Pasta Dough Recipe You Will Ever Need!

How To Make Pasta Dough I will show you step-by-step how to make fresh pasta from scratch with a pasta roller and by hand!  Make fresh pasta dough is simple and doesn’t have to cost a lot of money.  I have also included a recipe for spaghetti and meatballs for you to try with your… Continue reading The Only Homemade Pasta Dough Recipe You Will Ever Need!

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Make Christmas Magical with a Snowman Fridge Decoration

24 Days of Christmas Recipes & Activities - Day Seven Snowman Fridge Decoration This was so much fun!  We decorated the fridge to look like a snowman!  Pinterest did me right again, and when I saw this during one of my nap-time holiday searches, I knew that I just had to do my fridge. It took me a… Continue reading Make Christmas Magical with a Snowman Fridge Decoration

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FREE Printable Grocery List – Stocking The Pantry – A Printable List of Pantry Essentials

This move has been quite the whirlwind.  I have had to re-purchase my entire stock of food!  It is nice in one way, because I am able to get all fresh things, and I can store them properly, and have dates, so I know what I bought when, and how long it will stay fresh… Continue reading FREE Printable Grocery List – Stocking The Pantry – A Printable List of Pantry Essentials

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Printable Cleaning Schedule – How To Always Keep A Clean House (Even with Kids)

Moving, has again had me thinking about how I am going to address and maintain a clean house.  I have created and printed a schedule to follow daily, weekly and monthly to ensure that our house stays as clean as can be!  How do you keep your house clean?  Do you use a schedule, or… Continue reading Printable Cleaning Schedule – How To Always Keep A Clean House (Even with Kids)

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Technique Tuesday – Guide To Chicken

Chicken is the traditional stand-by because it’s cheap, versatile and popular. Chicken is among one of the most essential ingredients to learn how to cool. It can be made into one-dish casseroles, grilled and placed atop a salad, roasted, pan-seared and my favorite, fried! Chicken is high in protein, low in fat and contains no… Continue reading Technique Tuesday – Guide To Chicken

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Technique Tuesday – Mastering Sauces

Sauces are poured, ladled, dipped, spooned over or in one way or another added to a dish. Sauces are designed to accompany the main ingredient and bring the whole thing together. A sauce can be a vinaigrette, used to emphasize the flavors in a salad or a hollandaise sauce, which can be spooned over flawlessly… Continue reading Technique Tuesday – Mastering Sauces

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Technique Tuesday – Grilling

Grilling in general is hot, fast and accomplished over direct heat – usually somewhere between 350 to 500 degrees. Boneless meats, fish filets, fruits and vegetables are absolutely delightful cooked this way. Furthermore, there are also special ways to grill bone-in meats, whole fish and game requiring in-direct heat, a touch of smoke, using wooden… Continue reading Technique Tuesday – Grilling

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Technique Tuesday – Knife Cuts

When I first started cooking, and saw all these different terms; dice, mince, supreme etc... I was so confused. I found myself "Google-ing" and "Wikipedia-ing" the terms. As I have become much, much, much more comfortable in the kitchen these terms make sense. Some important things to remember before even starting to cut are: a… Continue reading Technique Tuesday – Knife Cuts