How to Keep Produce Longer with Rubbermaid FreshWorks PLUS GIVEAWAY #FreshWorksFreshness

How to Keep Produce Longer with Rubbermaid FreshWorks PLUS GIVEAWAY #FreshWorksFreshness

I go to the grocery store about once a week which means I want the freshest produce the day I shop and I want it to stay fresh throughout that week. Sometimes it works out well, other times, not so much. So when SheSpeaks asked me to try out the Rubbermaid FreshWorks line I was happy to test it out to see if it could improve on keeping my fresh … Continue Reading →
How to Chop Onions

How to Chop Onions

Onions add such great depth of flavor to so many dishes. I use them constantly when I cook. I’ve noticed though that many people do not know how to chop onions. Chopping onions is an important cooking skill to know because it is used often in recipes. Even if you think you do not like onions, most of the time it is a texture thing for people, when you learn … Continue Reading →
Tips for Cooking, Storing and Handling Chicken

Tips for Cooking, Storing and Handling Chicken

Chicken is one of the most common proteins that we use in our foods these days. I make chicken at least twice a week for my family. I’ve been working with Sanderson Farms for a few months now (disclosure – I am compensated via OM Media on behalf of Sanderson Farms for sharing) to share different recipes like Grilled Beer Can Chicken, Coq au Vin, Chicken Piccata, and Chicken Bento … Continue Reading →
Infographic: Produce Shelf Life Guide

Infographic: Produce Shelf Life Guide

For this week’s infographic I found a very useful guide to the shelf life of produce from Cooksmarts. This gives you a general idea of how long the fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs you buy will last once you bring them home. There are several products and tricks for keeping things a little longer – for instance I use a Ball Fresh Herb Keeper in my fridge that helps my … Continue Reading →
How to Save Money with Your Freezer

How to Save Money with Your Freezer

Last year we finally bought a small deep freeze and it has been great. Our refrigerator is a side-by-side so the freezer space there is limited, but with the extra freezer we have a lot more room now. As much as 30 to 40 percent of all food in North America is wasted, according to the United Nations Environment Programme. That’s about 20 pounds per person every month! In terms … Continue Reading →
INFOGRAPHIC: Cooking Oils Guide

INFOGRAPHIC: Cooking Oils Guide

I don’t know about you but cooking oils sometimes mystify me. I generally use olive oil when I cook. This infographic is a great guide to cooking oils courtesy of Tamil-Recipes. What cooking oils do you use most often? Continue Reading →
INFOGRAPHIC: Salad Dressing 101

INFOGRAPHIC: Salad Dressing 101

May is National Salad Month. I love a salad and have been making them more often on my own at home. Dressing is one area that is actually much easier than we think. This week’s infographic shows you the basic formula for making a homemade salad dressing and options you can try. Get creative and mix up ingredients from your basic recipes. What is your favorite type of salad dressing? … Continue Reading →
Making Homemade Deer Sausage

Making Homemade Deer Sausage

  Homemade deer sausage is a must have item for the guys in our family. Hubby is a hunter, so are many of the other men in my family. They process their own deer when they get them which allows them to save money, get exactly the cuts they want and I think they enjoy the whole process. Out of the group that hunts, Hubby is in charge of making … Continue Reading →
Home Preserving Cookbook Review by Hubby

Home Preserving Cookbook Review by Hubby

Today’s post is from Hubby! He is the canner in our family so he was the perfect one to review this cookbook here on my blog. When I was a little kid I remember helping my grandma can things like beets, green beans, carrots, apple butter, and jellies. As an adult I thought it would be cool to try and relive some of the memories I had with Grandma by … Continue Reading →
Cooking With Your Kids #Infographic

Cooking With Your Kids #Infographic

This week’s infographic was delivered straight to my inbox by one of my favorite brands, Cabot Cheese. This one is great because it shares ideas on how to get your kids involved in the kitchen. Not only does this create family time together but you also are teaching skills everyone needs and getting kids involved with meal preparation can make them far less picky eaters. There are ideas for preschoolers, … Continue Reading →