Managing Your Time In The Kitchen: Baking Mixes

I have saved so much time over the years by making my own homemade baking mixes. We eat pancakes at least once a week and I always make homemade pancakes, in fact I cannot remember the last time I bought a pancake mix. I prefer homemade pancakes and love to make my own mixes to save me time. It is so easy for me to […]

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Teaching Kids To Work

This tip will not work for those of you that do not have kids, but for those that do have kids I have an important tip for you. Train your kids to work. One of the most important things my parents taught me was to work. They instilled in me a work ethic that I will forever be grateful for. They allowed my sisters and […]

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Managing Your Time In The Kitchen: Value Your Time

It has been a few weeks since I posted on managing your time in the kitchen. I am enjoying doing this series and I have a few more topics that I hope to cover over the next few weeks. I have really appreciated the tips and thoughts you have left as comments in this series, so thank you. If you are new to this series you […]

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Managing Your Time In the Kitchen: Cook Once Eat Twice

Cook once eat twice is similar to freezer cooking, but you don’t freeze the food. I often do this when I have a busy week and do not have a lot of food prepared ahead in the freezer. When I say cook once eat twice, I do not necessarily mean you have eat the exact same thing twice. I am talking more about using the […]

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Managing Your Time In the Kitchen: Freezer Meals

Over the years I have done various types of freezer meals. A few years ago when I was struggling with a lot of health issues I froze thirty to sixty meals at a time. I would cook when I was feeling good, so that we had food to eat when I wasn’t. Over time my health improved and I have changed my approach to freezer […]

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Managing Your Time In the Kitchen

Today is Saturday, which means I was planning on posting another tip for managing your time in the kitchen. However, I decided instead do a keeping it real post. I thought keeping it real and sharing my failures might be the best tip of all. None of us are perfect or have perfect plans. I have had a crazy week. One of those weeks where […]

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Managing Your Time In the Kitchen: Grocery Shopping

Today’s tip for managing your time in the kitchen is a simple one, but one that many people skip. Grocery shopping is a necessity of kitchen life and my number one tip for saving time while grocery shopping it to take a list. The time it takes me at home to sit down and make a list is well worth the time it saves me […]

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Managing Your Time In The Kitchen: Menu Planning Part 3

I really did not mean to take three posts for menu planning, but after covering why I menu plan, and making your plan work for you, I realized that I still had not covered how exactly I plan. When I sit down to menu plan, I usually plan out seven to ten days worth of meals at a time. I know many people base their […]

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Managing Your Time In The Kitchen:Menu Planning Part 2

Last week I covered why I menu plan, today I want to continue the menu planning theme with tips for making your plan work for you. I tend to be a person that likes schedules, but I know many of you are not. Not everyone likes a plan or routine. Many people are turned off to menu planning because they don’t make it work for […]

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Managing Your Time In The Kitchen: Menu Planning

Menu planning is something that we often hear about doing to save money. Many people plan their menu around sales and coupons. I agree that menu planning saves money and the main reason I started menu planning years ago was to save money. However, I now menu plan mainly because it saves me time. Why does it save me time? If I have a plan […]

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