Pantry Storage


How do you store your extra pantry staples? Do you shop only sales circulars? The above is one of my three shelving units that I have in my basement to store my extra supplies. I try to keep 3 months of staples so that I am not running to the store every time I make…

Storing Fruits and Vegetables to Last Longer


Picture from joesmithfarms.com Fruits and vegetables are not cheap. Every time I find the limp celery that I planned on using the last stalks of for soup or the moldy peaches stuck in the back of my fruit and vegetable drawers I see dollar signs floating away. How do I store them AND use them…

How to Store Your Herbs and Spices


Ever wonder when following a recipe why you have to use twice as much (or more of a spice) than what the recipe calls for? Is it a bad recipe? You must like extra spice, right? I just went through all my spice jars to get rid of all the ones that are old. Yes,…

What I Have Learned so Far…


I began my game of seeing how many dinners I could make before I repeated a meal.  I had gotten lazy in my shopping, planning and cooking.  We were having pasta three nights a week for dinner, hot dogs once or twice a week and picking up fast food or eating out the rest of…