Keep A Healthy, Affordable Pantry

Many people think eating healthy means spending more money. But that doesn’t have to be true. You can stock some very affordable items in your pantry without turning to cheap processed food.

Take It Slow, Even In Summer

For my money, a slow cooker is a useful appliance. Although it’s not usually worth keeping on the countertop all the time, it is worth finding some storage space for when you’re not using it.

Buy Large, Cook Large, But Be Selective

Many people have learned about the joys of buying in bulk. Yes, the deals can be quite good. But that’s only if you have the space to deal with it.

Pantry Basics: Dry Ingredients

There are certain dry ingredients you need to have in your pantry.

Why not a wok?

A traditional wok is heavy and usually has two handles, like a pot. It is shaped like a shallow bowl. But a wok pan has a flat bottom, allowing the cooking surface to be heated evenly on the flat cooktop.

Pantry Basics: Cooking Oils

I maintain that any well stocked kitchen should have three kinds of salt, three kinds of vinegar and three kinds of cooking oil. And now we’re going to look at those oil choices.

Kitchen Basics – Part 2: Cutting boards

For cutting boards, there are a lot of choices in size and materials.

Kitchen Basics – Part 10: Appliances

The one common element in a small kitchen is a lack of counter space and cabinet space.

How to Stock a Pantry

A well-stocked pantry can all the difference to coming up with a meal at any time.

Vegetable Stock Great Use Of Trimmings

When you’re trimming vegetables for use in other dishes, keep a bowl or plastic container nearby for things that can be used for stock.