Basic Cooking Tips for Beginners

Basic Cooking Tips for Beginners

Cooking is not always something that comes naturally, I know I do enjoy it though. Here are a few basic cooking tips for beginners that may come in handy. I grew up watching my parents cook and through that I picked up cooking basics for beginners. And by the time I was 8, my mom was teaching me how to cook. I made my first meal, pork chops and rice, from a cookbook for kids. I was also learning how to bake, both independently and with my mom’s assistance. See also: 4 Essential Life Skills to Teach to Your Kids Cooking and baking have always been something that I’ve enjoyed and I look forward to sharing that with Squeaker. I’m fortunate that Kyle also knows…

How to Start Meal Planning and Prepping

How to Start Meal Planning and Prepping

While I would love to say that we’re on top of meal and menu planning… we’re not. This is an area that I want to focus on though because I think it would go a long way in terms of staying within our family budget. We do occasionally plan out our meals for the week but I think it would be really helpful to plan long-term for the month. It would also help when we go shopping and hopefully cut down on the number of trips that we make to the grocery store once we start¬† meal planning and prepping.¬† 5 Overall Benefits of Meal Planning Eat Healthier Planning your family meals will cut down on your trips to your favorite fast food restaurant and…

Time Saving Healthy Cooking Tips and Common Kitchen Abbreviations

I absolutely love to cook. We’re working on goals to eating healthier this year and that usually means cooking as much as we can at home. We’re working on using less canned goods, but at the same time I also know that I enjoy having a well stocked pantry for quick and easy meal ideas. Today, however, I want to share some time saving healthy cooking tips and also share a free printable kitchen cheat sheet for Freebie Friday! I’ll have another printable cheat sheet up soon for you covering basic cooking substitutions. And, be sure to check out my basic cooking tips for beginners. Cooking at home is a great way to start eating healthier and save money. Food can take up a large…