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Time-Saving Cooking Tips

After a long day full of work, watching the kids and cleaning house, it’s sometimes hard to find the time to eat, let alone cook. But just because you find yourself running around throughout the day doesn’t mean you can’t take a breather with a tasty home-cooked meal. Not only can you transform cooking into an act made easy, but also creating a delicious dish can be quick, too. Don’t believe us? Check out our list below of four ways to save yourself valuable time in the kitchen.

Read the Recipe Entirely

While it may seem like a given to read your recipe thoroughly, you may also be tempted to skim through necessary steps in an attempt to cut back on your cooking time. Even though breaking your recipe down to the most basic directions may seem more appealing, remember to rea... Read more
Seafood Recipes

Seafood Suppers

The snow begins to melt, and the sun begins to stay out a little later in the day. This means one thing: Summer is approaching! And with the start of summer comes the anticipation of a delicious and fresh seafood meal. As the cold, wintery days come to a close, the days of soups and stews are done — for now, anyway. Place those broths in the back of your cupboard and break out the crab seasoning instead. It’s time for a seafood supper that’ll bring you flavors that make you think of sandy shores and sunny beaches — just where you want to be. Not sure where to get started? Check out our list of seafood and Italian sausage recipes below that the whole family will enjoy devouring together.

Cajun Sausage and Shrimp Pizza

When you're looking for a crowd pleaser, you can neve... Read more
Brunch Food

How to Brunch at Home

Lunches during the week can be a bit hectic, nor nonexistent. Weekends, though, give you the chance to slow down a little and enjoy a leisurely brunch. But what happens when you don’t want to go out to do it? Whether it’s brunch for one, two or a much larger group of your friends and family, planning brunch at home can be both easy and straightforward. Here are four simple ways to make your brunch a success without having to wake up at the crack of dawn or make a mess in your kitchen.

Quench Your Guests’ Thirst

Start your brunch off on the right foot by serving your guests a tasty and healthy smoothie. Multiple combinations of fruits, veggies and, yes, even chocolate can really complement each other — and the results are delicious! Coffee, tea and water are always good to hav... Read more

Different Types of Sausage Around the World

Do you love sausage? If so, then you probably know a good bit about it and are excited when you can cook it at home for your family. You might be familiar with different types of sausage offered at the store. You might have experimented with different ways of cooking sausage. You probably even have a favorite kind of sausage and a favorite way to prepare it. But just how much do you know about your favorite food? How many types of sausage have you sampled? Have you limited yourself to only trying the sausage from one country or from one "sausage family?" If so, you’re missing out on a world of possibilities. Every country ... Read more

Recipes Perfect for a Potluck

Potluck Dinner Foods for your big event What’s not to love about a good old-fashioned potluck dinner? You and your friends — or perhaps you and an organization you’re a part of — all get together to eat dinner. You get to enjoy the company of good friends or family members, and you get a great dinner! Best of all? You only have to cook one potluck dish to share with everyone! But we also know potlucks can get a little repetitive, especially if you always do them with the same people. Everyone tends to bring the same recipes repeatedly. Plus, people usually bring relatively safe recipes because they don’t want to risk bringin... Read more
Family at meal time

Meal Planning for Parents

Planning a meal can be tough — especially when you add kids into the mix. Planning meals ahead of time is a valuable part of your daily life because it allows you to pick your meals with just the right level of nutrition, affordability and preference. But while it may be one thing to meal prep for yourself or your spouse, choosing the proper foods for your children can be even more challenging. If the thought of prepping lunches and snacks for your child is already making you reach for the change in your purse instead, it doesn’t have to. In fact, planning meals can be both fun and rewarding for children and parents. Just be sure to check out our simple tips and tricks to make mealtime as stress-free and simple as possible:

Coordinate by Color

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