Barbeques and salads

Refreshing Salads When it starts to warm up and we are all rushing home from various activities, the last thing I want to have to think about is what to make for dinner.  Being able to barbeque is always so convenient and fastand it is also something that everyone loves to have.  I always have homemade burgers ...

To Market Day to Market Day to Buy Some Frozen Convenience Food

If you have school-aged children, you've probably heard of Market Day.  A monthly fundraiser for schools and other organizations, Market Day offers an extensive catalog of convenience foods that you order in advance and pick up at the school of your choice on a designated day.  The selection is vast, ranging from meats and produce, to prepared ...

What Do You Mean I’d Only Need to Cook Once a Month?

Who only cooks once a month?  Someone with a personal chef?  A person who works in a restaurant?  Certainly not a busy mother of four Bottomless Petes who routinely insist that I, you know, feed them!  Well Mary Beth Lagerborg and Mimi Wilson insist that it can be done.  According to them, you can grocery shop ...

Brown Bag Re-done

Whether you have a child heading back to school or you're looking for a way to save a buck & eat healthier, sacked lunches don't have to mean pb&j! Taking your lunch saves money & your waist line, and can be fun too. Check out some of these recepies  from www.parenting.comfor a wonderful brown bag surprise! A ...

Chicken Pot Pie Home Made…Ok Almost

My family loves my chicken pot pie! I get rave reviews every time I make it. It is so simple to throw together I often make it for new moms or sick friend, and get asked for the recipe every time. So I have decided to share it with you. Sharing this will certainly strip me ...

Have you tried the sous-vide solution?

This cooking method practiced by top chefs is the latest rage, and I had never heard of it till I watched the how-to video that came with my Foodsaver vacuum sealer appliance (which I LOVE! See my other blog post on the topic). What a convenient, time-saving way to plan and prepare meals. It's so much easier and they ...