Meal planning is an essential task for most home cooks. My current meal planning strategy is pretty simple – pick recipes, write up my grocery list, and shop for groceries. This strategy has worked for me for a while, but I have found that there’s a lot of room for improvement.
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Each year the nominations for the Academy Awards are announced, and each year I have only seen, like, one of the films. Not this year, my friends. This year I have seen five of the films nominated for Best Film (La La Land, Manchester by the Sea, Lion, Arrival, and Hidden Figures), as well as three of the films nominated for Best Animated Film (Kubo and the Two Strings, Moana, and Zootopia), plus a couple other miscellaneous films (Doctor Strange, Star Trek Beyond). And I’m hoping I can squeeze in a couple more before February 26th.
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Holiday cooking can be stressful, even for those who love to cook. One way to make it more enjoyable is to crank those tunes! Here’s a playlist of upbeat Christmas songs to keep you merry in the kitchen.
Talk to my friends or family and they’ll tell you that I love to cook. I’m that girl who will host a party just so I can try new recipes (and, inevitably, post the results on Instagram). I love perusing the internet for something new to cook or bake, and scouring the grocery aisles for interesting ingredients to play with.
So here I am, creating a space to share great recipes, cooking tips, helpful products, and delicious ingredients. I’ll be sharing recipes that will nourish your family on a busy weekday, make someone feel special on their birthday, and help you indulge on a holiday. Here you’ll find tips like how to make something vegetarian-friendly, or how to sharpen your knives. I’ll post about products and tools that help in the kitchen. And you may just discover your new favorite food.