If you love to picnic, everything you need is here--how to assemble a picnic kit, food safety guidelines, five different menus, and even recipes!
12 successful kid-friendly recipe, foods your kids will love! How about homemade corny dogs, piggies or mummies in crescent rolls, snow ice cream, caramel apples, and many more? These recipes are kid tested by my grand kids!
Butternut squash soup, slow cooker roast, and cheesecake stuffed pumpkin bread. This menu has it all—a great meal for those cool fall evenings.
In the hot days of summer, we need a respite from oven-baking and stove-top cooking. Here are some recipes that will provide a hot meal but keep you and your kitchen cool as can be.
Packing a lunch for work or school every day saves significant dollars every monthl. Here are some ideas for easy-to-make, healthy lunches for each day of the week!
Meal planning doesn't have to be stressful! Here are 9 meal planning tips to help simplify your busy life by saving you time and money!
Are you craving something crispy and fried but don't know how to make it at home? I'm here to show you! This recipe works for pretty much anything. It delivers a crunchy texture that's absolutely satisfying.
Everyone knows that hot soup and hot chocolate make the cold days of winter a bit easier to handle, but what about ice cream? My family and I think these three foods are perfect for the winter—or anytime!
Foraging for edible wild plants is very enjoyable way of gathering food for free, getting healthy and enjoying the countryside.
Think that 12-cup pan in your cupboard is only for baking muffins? Think again! Here are 10 recipes for perfect serving-size meals you can cook in a muffin tin.
While this is by no means a complete list of edible flowers (or even edible flowers local to me in upstate NY), this is the list of edible flowers I have cooked with and enjoyed (so far!)
Crock-Pot cooking allows us to enjoy our favorite recipes in the summer—or any time of year. Not only does a Crock-Pot cook without heating up the house, it takes care of the cooking while you use your time to do other things.
These 14 easy weeknight dinners with 5 ingredients or less should really simplify your dinner plans without having to sacrifice taste or variety. You don't have to lose flavor for simplicity; just think about how to condense your ingredients.
Some of the most educated people don't know basic table etiquette and simple rules for eating in public. Perhaps this article will help.
Some families have designated days to eat certain foods. They wouldn't dare eat something on a day it was not earmarked for. How strict are you about eating specific foods on certain days?
Making baby food at home is a great way to ensure you know exactly what your baby's eating. If you want to go all organic, avoid preservatives and additives, while saving money, then this is for you!
Quesadillas are versatile, delicious, and really easy to make. I like to pack them with veggies—and the kids don't even mind because they get to dip everything in sour cream, anyway!
Here you'll find fourteen recipes that are cheap, healthy, filling, and incredibly easy to cook. I love cooking with fresh ingredients and want to share that love with you!
A complete meal cooked in one pot and ready in 30 minutes? Yes, it's possible. This is the tastiest, healthiest, best "fast food" for you and your family.
Next week is the 90th anniversary of the start of the Great Depression of 1929-39, an economic crisis that began in the U.S. and then rapidly spread across the globe. This article looks at how households adapted to depleted food resources and how we can update those dishes for the 21st century.
Tofu: eaten by millions but so misunderstood. If you love it, you'll love this article. If you're unsure, I know I can convince you to try it. And haters, I hope you keep reading. I might convert you.
There are edible weeds and bugs, perhaps. I grew up with an adventuresome mother who tried odd recipes... I've eaten a few bugs in my lifetime, and I'm looking for my next adventure.
Take this traditional Mexican treat beyond the basic tortilla and cheese. Unleash your creative side. I have more than a dozen different quesadilla recipe ideas to get you started.
Tacos. What other food has so many different tastes and textures? The concept of "taco" has been translated into every possible dish--breakfast "sandwich", casserole, salad, pizza, soup--even dessert.
Seven ingredients are all you need to make oven-baked wet burritos at home. Also included are instructions for making enchilada sauce and a recipe for chalupas to use up any leftover chicken.
Is it breakfast or dinner? Whatever you call it, this perfect marriage of sweet and salty has graduated from soul food to roadside restaurant classic. Learn the history of chicken and waffles and how to make it.
This fresh and fruity vegan recipe makes a great breakfast or light lunch. You can also replace the bread with bruschetta to create canapes for a party.
Obstinate oysters, contrary crustaceans, tenacious tacos—there are some foods that are almost impossible to eat. Here’s how to win the battle of food and the fork.
How well do you know food? In these seven quizzes you'll find 20 food-related words with several possible definitions. Can you identify the correct one?
Meal-in-a-Bowl has many names (buddha, hippy, yoga bowl). I just call it easy, fast, and healthy. Oh, and that healthy part? Trust me -- we don't "do" boring here. Get ready for some serious yum.
This easy method is hands down the best way to warm corn tortillas. Learn why it's way better than using a microwave, too.
Let me show you how to transform this simple comfort food of plain tomato soup and toasted cheese into something exciting!
Don't throw away that half-used bag of stale tortilla chips. You can give them new "life" in these tasty, thrifty dishes that your family will love.
A variety of interesting information you may or may not choose to add at the dinner table or for trivia!
These herbs, veggies, and fruits can be grown from the root or tops. If you don't have room in a garden, grow them in containers instead. Some can also be grown from their seeds.
Whether you are on a diet or just looking for simple and easy dips to make, this article will give you some useful ideas on how to make some healthy dips for your appetizers.
From cheese to meat to chocolate, fondue has something for everyone. In this article, I'll discuss the background of traditional cheese fondue and give my top three recipes for this delicious dish.
Try four delicious fondue recipes using cheese, chocolate, butterscotch, or oil! I also wrote a brief history of this popular dish along with proper etiquette you can keep in mind at your next party.
Edible flowers are becoming very popular, and these flowers are at the top of the list. Let's smell the flowers together, and I'll share the best ones I've tried with you.