Spring Foods Are Coming

Many fruits and vegetables begin showing up in stores as early as March, depending on where you live.

Grocery Shopping Tips

With most of us having such busy lives, having a plan and some tips can save you a lot of time and a lot of frustration.

That’s A Knife – Part 2: Hold Me

Whether you buy a knife set or individual knives, take time to examine what you intend to buy.

Cooking For One Doesn’t Have To Be An Ordeal

Cooking should be fun, creative and tasty, not a chore.

Cooking Vegetables: Peas

Peas are actually a fruit because they are edible seeds. They are usually grown in cooler climates, planted in the late winter and harvested in early to mid summer.

Base Menus On Grocery Sale Items

I don’t know of any grocery store, no matter the size, independent or chain, that doesn’t publish in some way a flier of their sale items that week. No matter how this information is available, it’s worth the effort to find them and use them to make your grocery list.

Still Time For Farmers Markets

If you don’t go to the markets very often, you might be a little intimidated by the experience. So, here are some tips for shopping at the local farmers market.

Is Your Olive Oil Really Virgin?

Most of the oils that tested were not pure extra virgin olive oil. In fact, two-thirds of the imported extra virgin olive oils tested failed to make the grade.

Clarity in Olive Oil Labelling

There are so many kinds of oil, so many brands. There are oil from familiar names of our childhoods and names we’ve never heard of. How are you supposed to choose?

More Grocery Shopping Tips

Make grocery shopping less of a chore and save money at the same time.