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Creating a Grocery List

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As we learned this Monday the 7th step to menu planning is creating a grocery list.  I decided to make a whole different post for this step because the explanation requires more details than the first 6 steps.  448 more words

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My Thanksgiving Menu: Food & Wine

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I mentioned earlier in an earlier post, we decided to do an Italian inspired Thanksgiving Meal. A good rule of thumb for wine pairing “what grows together, goes together.” Therefore, the main parts of the meal I did choose to use Italian wines that I felt would compliment the flavors well. 578 more words


How to plan a weekly menu

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Planning what you are going to eat throughout the week,  otherwise known as menu planning, may sound complicated1.  After having planned your menu once or twice it will start to become much more simple and just part of your weekly routine. 1,645 more words

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Pantry Check

Early this month ML and I blew through our monthly grocery budget. At that time we acknowledged the hit and vowed to try to avoid the grocery until the end of the month. 180 more words

Frugal Living

What is the Simple Life? (And how do I get there?)

What exactly is the “simple life”?  I’m sure it’s different for each person.   If I’m ever going to get there, I should probably know exactly what I’m chasing after. 556 more words

The Simple Life

You can always get....

When we started cruising I made the classic mistake of anxiously provisioning for our first trip as if we would not see another shop for the next six months. 79 more words

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Private Dining

Menu planning and testing for a chain of high-end restaurants takes place in the corporate test kitchen. Prospective menu items are served to a selected panel of food tasters in this elegantly appointed dining room.

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