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A Kitchen Tool Worth Buying, the Enemy of the "Unit-Tool"

A pet peeve of mine is this recent influx in the last 10 years of what I call uni-tools. They seemed to have overwhelmed the market soon after the cable TV lineup was flooded with new cooking shows and “chef” became the new sexy. 369 more words


3 Efficient Tools I Hope Your Kitchen Isn't Missing Out On:

In my years of cooking, there are a few simple kitchen tools that I could not live without. Aside from R2D2 (my trusty pressure cooker) these three tools are a game-changer in my kitchen. 235 more words


Cold Cucumber Soup

Since the girls started school, it feels like a whirlwind of nonstop activity! It seems as though I am even more time challenged than ever before. 207 more words


What's On Your Menu?

Majority of the time, Sunday’s are dedicated to food shopping, meal prepping and getting ready for the week. Yesterday was no exception.

What usually happens is, I go through the store circulars, store coupons and manufacturer coupons and… 377 more words

Homemade Mayonnaise

That’s right. I finally made it. After literally years of thinking about it and wondering, I finally made mayo. It was so much easier than I expected, although having an immersion blender is probably the main reason? 610 more words

Fudging Ahead

Peaches & Cream

Peaches are the major highlight of my summer. But travel is also a big component of my summer so when ingredients are fresh, but I’m leaving town, I’ve got to figure out what can be eaten, what can travel, and what can freeze… and how to do all that in a way that leaves me with good food … 332 more words

Foodie Central

DIY Disasters

My Book Club had a discussion once about products not worth making from scratch.  One member’s biggest was hummus.  She and a bunch of her co-workers tasted many store-bought and homemade versions; her take was that store-bought was just as good, if not better, than homemade. 540 more words