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One of my all-time favorite "hobbies" is cooking at home! I especially enjoy experimenting with new ingredients ...and different types of cookware. My specialties are foods that are diabetic-friendly, keto-friendly, and low-carb. I share my favorite recipes and cooking tips here at The Fun Times Guide to Food.

Eating out doesn't have to be expensive. And being on a budget doesn't mean you have to eat from a drive-up window. It's sometimes even cheaper if you don't!

Both a pressure cooker and a crockpot can make your meat super tender and delicious. One takes more time but can be left unattended while cooking. The other needs vigilant supervision throughout the cooking process.

Homemade bread using whole grains and healthy seed is a real treat. Here are some recipes and tips for using whole grains.

Want to be the grill master at home? Here are some of the best tips for getting the most from your grilling experience. Lots of little-known secrets from the pros!

A collection of tips to help you get the most out of your next shopping trip at the local Farmer's Market.

The $2-$3 you pay for a bag of processed hash brown potatoes can be replaced with this more satisfying, better tasting, homemade potato dish. It only costs pennies to make -- especially when you buy your potatoes in bulk 20-lb bags! Here's how we make our own breakfast potatoes from scratch.

Should you use a pressure cooker? Or should you use a crock pot? A crockpot is also known as a slow cooker. The pressure cooker claims speed similar to a high power microwave, the crockpot insists low and slow but ready by supper time is the better way.

The best part: everything from meats and vegetables to desserts can be made in a pressure cooker. In the end, your food is cooked in one-third the time, and it's much frsher tasting than microwaved food.

Making really good pancakes from scratch is very easy, takes only a matter of a few extra minutes and creates no more of a mess to clean up than making them from a mix.