Preparing nutritious, tasty food may seem impossible without spending a fortune. Use these tricks for budget-friendly ways to craft delicious meals for your family. Cook easily AND efficiently.
How to Cook on a Budget
Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 15, 2014
When living on a budget, an existence substantiated by
Ramen noodles and boxed mac and cheese may seem inevitable. However, the quality
of your meals shouldn't suffer because money is tight. While it may seem like
preparing nutritious, tasty food is impossible without...
Essential Cooking Staples to Have in the Kitchen
Posted by Jenna Farmer on April 15, 2014
If you've just moved into your new home, you
will most likely have to purchase a lot of everyday essentials that slip your mind
during the moving process. You're so used to having your microwave or
salt/pepper shakers handy, you may forget about all the things you'll have...
Cooking Tips for Living Alone
Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 11, 2014
If you live alone, you may dread the responsibility of
cooking. However, preparing your own meals saves money, promotes healthy habits
and can be both easy and fun! If you have no current culinary skills, teaching
yourself to cook can be intimidating, but with the help of...
Common Cooking Mistakes to Avoid
Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 18, 2014
Cooking is a trial and error process, and when you're learning the basics, it can be easy to botch things up. Even the most seasoned chefs screw up once in a while, so don't let any setbacks keep you from your kitchen. Read on for some of the most common cooking mistakes we all...
Tips for Healthy Cooking
Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 23, 2014
The desire to be fit and trim can often falter due to the
pressure of cooking healthy meals and the false assumption that nutritious
eating means tasteless food. It's actually quite easy to prepare healthy and
delicious dishes without depriving yourself the experience of...
Essential Cooking Tools for Your Kitchen
Posted by Nicole La Capria on May 8, 2014
If you are just learning your way around the
kitchen-especially if you have just moved into a new home --you may lack the essential
utensils and cookware to create delicious meals quickly, easily and efficiently.
There are some basic staples every cook should have stocked...
How to Cook With Your Kids
Posted by Nicole La Capria on May 30, 2014
Cooking with your children is not only fun, it teaches them valuable skills and can encourage healthy eating . Plus, kids love learning to cook-it's hands-on, messy and makes them feel like little adults! While you may be a little apprehensive about tying an apron on your little...
Tips for Cooking Vegetarian Meals
Posted by Nicole La Capria on May 30, 2014
If you're new to vegetarianism, or are just in a veggie
burger and mac-and-cheese filled rut, you may be looking for some new ideas to
prepare delicious, unique and healthy meals without meat. Contrary to popular belief,
becoming a vegetarian doesn't mean you have to lack...
How to Host Your First Dinner Party
Posted by Nicole La Capria on June 4, 2014
If you have recently moved into a new home and would like
to show off your digs, throwing a simple yet classy dinner party for your
friends and loved ones is a great way to celebrate. While planning an affair can
become stressful and costly, you can also easily organize an...
Cooking Tips for Beginners
Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on August 4, 2014
Learning to cook can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. With a little knowledge and guidance, cooking in your home can become more than just a daily chore. Take a look at these cooking tips for beginners to get you started in the kitchen. Get to know your...
How to Organize Your Pantry
Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on October 10, 2014
A well-stocked pantry can make preparing meals easier--however, it can also become disorganized. If your pantry is over-filled with years-old brown sugar, canned vegetables or random seasonings you only needed for a specific recipe, take a look at these tips to organize your...
5 Easy Meals to Make After Moving in
Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on April 23, 2015
After a long day of moving, a hot meal and a shower is all you want. But do you really want to eat more pizza for the next few nights? Instead, try one of these easy meals to make after moving day.