Save your Memorial Day cookout by avoiding these common grilling mistakes — WAVY-TV

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of grilling season. And though your trusty grill likely will get a workout over the course of a fun-filled summer, Memorial Day is one of the days where it simply must perform.

via Save your Memorial Day cookout by avoiding these common grilling mistakes — WAVY-TV

Cooking with Fresh Herbs and Flowers — Home Court Health

Chances are, the last meal that made your taste buds dance was a product of impeccable seasoning. There’s also a good chance that some of those herbs and plants responsible for the delectable cuisine are plants you could easily be growing in your very own home. There comes a certain amount of pride knowing that […]

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Spice – Apple Pie Spice substitute #cooking

We’ve all heard the saying “as American as Apple Pie” haven’t we? Well “Contrary to popular belief, apple pie isn’t American, it’s British. There were no apple trees or pies in America before the British settled.” – www.history.org

Were you as shocked as me to find out about that? Continue reading “Spice – Apple Pie Spice substitute #cooking”

Scientifically proven tips for a better BBQ this summer — Quartz

This weekend, US Memorial Day (May 30) kicks off the unofficial start of summer. To celebrate the sun and warm weather, Americans will open their pools and fire up their backyard grills. Quartz caught up with Jack Bischop, the creative director at America’s Test Kitchen, a food lab in Boston, to talk about the easiest ways to […]

via Scientifically proven tips for a better BBQ this summer — Quartz

Do you think ‘Theme Weeks’ would be fun?

I got the idea for a ‘crowd sourced’ 🙂 theme week from a good friend of the family and read about different types of theme weeks in an excellent article, Meal Planning 101: Create a formula for the week’s meal plan, on Good Cheap Eats blog.

Being relatively new to blogging and also wanting to get into the community spirit of the blogging community, I thought it would be fun to do a couple of theme weeks toward the end of June. Continue reading “Do you think ‘Theme Weeks’ would be fun?”

Planning is Key to Success! — jeanne in the kitchen

The weeks I have had the most success sticking to my meal plan are the ones where I have planned and prepped ahead. While it does take a little time up front, I enjoy not having to cook for myself every day and having grab and go options. So, at my place Sundays are for […]

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