A comparison of the Wendy’s Chicken BLT salad vs McDonald’s Crispy Chicken Bacon Ranch salad. PLUS… some interesting facts about fast food salads compared to dog food. AND… fast-food salads compared to burgers.
A super handy reference guide for anyone who spends time in the kitchen cooking and preparing food. I refer to these kitchen shortcuts ALL the time!
Learning to cook healthy is just a matter of making a few small adjustments to how you prepare your meals. Here are 10 tips for healthy cooking, plus videos showing how to keep all the nutrients in your vegetables by steaming them in the microwave.
Fermenting fruits, fruit juices, and similar sweet things attract fruit flies to your kitchen. To get rid of fruit flies, you need to eliminate their food source: moist garbage combined with fruity foods. Try these homemade fruit fly traps!
A superfood is one that provides multiple health benefits when it is included in your diet. Superfoods are often overlooked. This video will introduce you to many superfood items from around the world.
A collection of tips to help you get the most out of your next shopping trip at the local Farmer’s Market.
Do you really need to wash fruits and vegetables before you eat them? If so, what is the BEST method of washing produce? What about those commercial vegetable washes and produce washers you can buy… are they worth it? Here’s what you need to know about washing produce — what works and what doesn’t.
Have you started gardening for groceries yet? I have. I’m starting with tomatoes and strawberries planted in containers. It’s a form of urban gardening. Here’s what you need to know to start your own urban garden project, plus LOTS of tips to save you time and money!
Chances are, you’re probably buying local produce. But have you thought about doing some home canning of fruits & vegetables in order to make your food last all year long? Here are some tips for your first home canning project. It’s easy, really!
We like these glazed carrots so much, we’ve been eating them practically every day for a couple of weeks now! You can’t eat too many carrots, can you? I mean, your skin doesn’t start to turn orange or anything, does it?
Do you know where your fruits and vegetables come from? Here’s a confusing scenario I encountered the other day…
Did you know that when you buy produce at the grocery store, in addition to the cost of the farmer growing and harvesting the produce, you are also paying the cost to ship the item as well? That makes produce from supermarkets more expensive than local produce from local farmers.
See when all types of produce, fruits & vegetables are going to be ‘freshest’ in the stores. Here’s when things are in season…
They say that people can lower their pesticide exposure by almost 90% by avoiding the top 12 most contaminated fruits and vegetables and eating the least contaminated instead.
See why hot peppers and jalapenos just aren’t as HOT as they used to be!…
After 11 years as a loyal member, I’ve decided to let my Sam’s Club membership lapse. I am going to miss a few things at the trusty ‘ol Sam’s Club. They carry a handful of items that I just can’t find elsewhere, or prices that just can’t be beat, like…
Usually when I peel potatoes (such as when making mashed potatoes), I just use a potato peeler and skin them in the kitchen sink. Then, boil the peeled potatoes in hot water, and so on. But, by the looks of this video, there’s an easier way to peel a potato. Check out this video.
To slash your pesticide ingestion by up to 90%, you’ll want to follow this list of the most-and least-contaminated fruits and vegetables. In brief: The most contaminated produce are the ones that should be bought organic. Here’s a helpful guide…
The annual celebration of the Tomato is today… April 6th. Yep, it’s National Tomato Day!
Technically, it’s called Fresh Tomato Day.
Some of the best little-known cooking tips and food prep hints from Martha Stewart… and myself.
The best tips for preparing, cooking, and eating corn-on-the-cob!
The FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer helps you save money on groceries AND keep your food fresher longer. Here’s why we love the Foodsaver, and the foods we store in Food Saver bags.