How Do You Serve Dinner?

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: It wasn't until I read Laura's post a few weeks ago that I stopped to think about the different ways one could serve dinner. Certainly, we spend a lot of time talking about food shopping and preparation, but really the most important part of the…

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Make Your Own Marinades: Orange-Ginger Marinade

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: With summer upon us, grilling food out doors appeals more and more. Not only do we avoid hot kitchens, but we also get a change of atmosphere and a breath of fresh air. Dining al fresco makes the experience even more pleasurable. Making my own…

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9 Ideas for Using Mason or Repurposed Jars When You Entertain

I've been a bit obsessed with entertaining ideas lately -- as my "Let's Party" Pinterest board shows -- as I plan for a backyard get-together with some of our friends next weekend. I especially love ideas that incorporate repurposed jars or mason jars, and there really are so many creative ways to use them for…

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How to Learn to Cook

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: Learning to cook good food is a science as well as an art. There's an element of food science and chemical reactions to consider. Some mixtures work. Others don't. But there's also a creative side to cooking: combining flavors, textures, and colors that are both…

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10 Ways to Get Small Children Involved in the Kitchen

The following post is from Tara of Feels Like Home: My kid likes to cook. I dare say she loves to cook! She doesn’t care whether she’s cooking in her play kitchen, or if she’s cooking in my kitchen. She just likes to cook. Whenever I’m in the kitchen, trying to prepare food, Grace wants…

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