How many cookbooks do you have in your collection? One tried and true tome you return to whenever you want to try something new? A tall bookcase full, many of which you never even look at? Or something in between. These days many people don’t even crack open a cookbook when they want a recipe, they simply Google it or peruse their favorite magazine or online recipe resource. Well, in honor of October being National Cookbook Month, I thought I’d share some ideas on how to use a cookbook.
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One of the biggest money drainers in life is grocery shopping. You wouldn’t think so, but if you look at how much money you spend per month on food, you’ll see that you don’t just spend what you budget per week. You’re buying extra sandwiches while out at work, you’re tagging on that extra coffee twice a day from your favorite coffee shop. It all adds up and it all works to drain your wallet when you don’t intend it to. But there are smart and savvy ways to save money on your grocery trip. Read on and I share some.
I doesn’t take much to level up your cooking and create a new layer of flavor and richness to the dishes you prepare. Here are some of the best possibilities that I recommend you explore. Take this advice and you’ll be amazed at how tasty your dishes become.
It’s summertime and that means barbecue time. This summer’s grilling season will be especially sweet after months of lockdown. July is both National Baked Beans Month and National Hot Dog Month. Now there is a match made in summer barbecue heaven!
As the days get warmer, more and more wonderful fruits and vegetables become available. Since June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, I decided to share some creative veggie plate ideas. Whether you are creating one for a gather or just the family, making your display beautiful is always a good idea and makes the food look even tastier!
May is National Salad Month … and what does every good salad need? Salad dressing! And, have you thought about making your own homemade salad dressing? Read on, it is easier than you think!