Posts Tagged ‘Cook’

Cook Veggies Ahead of Time

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
Roasted Carrots

Roasted Carrots

Tuesday Tip

Cook Veggies Ahead

I will often cook up a bunch of veggies ahead of time, either on the weekend, or if I already have the oven on. This is helpful in a few ways.
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Cook Once, Eat Twice

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
Roast Chicken

Roast Chicken

Tuesday Tip

Cook Once, Eat Twice (at least)

I’m sure I’ve mentioned this tip in the past.  Cook once, eat twice (at least).  When cooking many dishes it’s the cooking time, not necessarily the prepping time that takes a while.  So, cook extra and eat the leftovers for lunch and/or another dinner.  Many times I just utilize dinner leftovers for lunch.  Some dishes can be morphed into another dish altogether.  If you read the weekly meal plans I posted at the beginning of the year, you most likely noticed how I converted and extended meals.  Here are some examples below.
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Why Cook at Home, From Scratch?

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

It will save you money.  You can make it healthy and tasty.  You will be creating something new with every meal you make.  This creation shows a lot more care and love to those you serve (even if it’s just for yourself) than anything from a box you purchase from a grocery store shelf.

Think of the sense of accomplishment you will feel when you serve your family and friends home cooked food: from bread, to soup, to ice cream.  And you will.  It’s not nearly as hard or time consuming, as it may seem.  And, I will show you how.

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