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Quick Tips: Menu Planning on a Budget!

The Holidays are almost here (or our American friends Thanksgiving turkey will be carved any moment now)… so while we transition from Thanksgiving to the holiday season, let’s aim to budget our weekly meals! 146 more words


Thanksgiving Guests with Allergies

I had the honor of writing a guest post on my friend Carol’s blog:  Buttercup Counts Her Blessings (which is being posted today and you might want to check out).  672 more words


The Primary Cook's Guide to Stepping Out of the Kitchen and Relying on the Secondary Cook

It appears that most families have a “primary” person in the kitchen for breakfast, lunch, and dinner…especially dinner. The primary cook usually creates the menu, stocks the pantry, fridge, and freezer, and prepares the meals. 533 more words

Kitchen Tips

Mango Madness

A couple of years ago, I purchased my first fresh mango.  I’d heard they were a little tricky to slice, and BOY was that rumor true.  365 more words


The Mountain Kitchen Tip Tuesday ~ Garlic

Here are some tips about garlic:

How to Buy Garlic:

Fresh garlic is readily available year round. When selecting bulbs, choose firm, plump bulbs that still have their paper-like skin intact. 263 more words

The Mountain Kitchen Tip Tuesday

Sunday Funday Thug Chef Tip: Save the grease people!

The next time you cook up bacon for the family, save that grease in a pan and refrigerate or freeze it.. you never know when you might use that fat to make the best dish even better!



Always put a wet towel under the cutting board to keep the board stable.


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When baking, always measure the flour after it is sifted..You will use less flour and for Angel Food Cake, give it an extra sift. When using a cutting board always put a wet towel underneath it, to prevent sliding. When cooking pasta, turn it off for the last three minutes of timed cooking. Talk on the phone, go outside, take a quick shower. When you return to your pasta it will be perfect.