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Meal Plans To Reduce
Household Food Waste

40% of all food produced in the US is wasted but,
your biggest stress is deciding what to cook tonight.

Improve Your Kitchen Skills

Part of reducing stress (and food waste) in the kitchen is having a plan and following through. But….if you can actually start to enjoy your time spent cooking dinner, then we’ve reached another level of success! A chef mentor told me that every time you cook, its practice. In time you will improve. I look forward to sharing my tricks of the trade and best practices. Send me a message if there’s something you would love to learn!

Food Waste, Kitchen Skills

2018 Food Waste Resolutio...

3 Reasons Why You Should Try These 8 Simple Ways To Reduce Food Waste ONE: Save Money. The average family of four puts $2000 of edible food directly in the trash can annually. TWO: Save Time. Shopping from a grocery list prepared in advance means you don't...

Kitchen Skills, Videos

How to Roll Cut Carrots

Knife Skill: Roll Cut Carrots Great for Stir Fries, Vegetable Medley, Sheet Pan Baked Meals and Sautéing This method of cutting long thin veggies (ie. carrots, zucchini, parsnips, cucumbers) is my favorite for adding a little interest to the final dish...

Food Waste, Kitchen Skills

Making Chicken Stock

Chicken stock! It might sound intimidating but I promise there is little to no skill involved. My brother originally asked me why anyone would bother and what you even need stock for in the kitchen. Well, if you've been following along here, you'll see...

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