That dreaded time of day has rolled around again…DINNER!! As a mother of five young kids, I can really get stressed out at dinner time. We tend to keep quite a tight evening schedule with basketball practice and games, piano lessons, homework, chores, and church callings. So, a lot of time when I hear the phrase, “What’s for dinner mom? I’m starving!!” I haven’t even had a … [Read more...] about 4 Good CrockPots for Busy Moms in 2018 – Recipes Included!
In our kitchen, our rule is don’t buy uni-taskers. If it’s not a tool I can pull out for many different uses, I don’t have the room to store it. Our Cuisinart food processor comes out all of the time! If you’ve never owned a food processor, you need to. It will change your cooking world. It’s amazing the recipes you can create with it. As a home cook, it’s one of my … [Read more...] about Best Cuisinart Food Processor 2018
One of the greatest things about summer is the availability of fresh produce. Whether grown in your backyard or bought at the farmer’s market, nothing tastes better than earth-grown, sun-kissed, fresh-picked fruits and vegetables. For Mother’s Day, my husband and kids gifted me a Spiralizer, aka spiral slicer. As one who loves new kitchen gadgets, I had been giving hints, … [Read more...] about 6 Best Spiralizers and Spiral Slicers for Making Vegetable Noodles 2018
I preserve a ton of food every year. By “a ton” I mean just that: thousands of pounds. We have approximately ¼ acre of garden space, and we utilize it to its fullest potential. Needless to say, the process of canning and freezing produce is both time consuming and exhausting. Additionally, I need a lot of room to store canned or frozen goods. A few years ago, after months of … [Read more...] about 5 Best Budget Electric Food Dehydrators 2018
My kids love staying over at Grandma’s because Saturday mornings at Grandma’s means character waffles. Somehow having a waffle shaped as a favorite character is so much more exciting than a regular square or round waffle. My kids get so excited to show me how they “decorate” the characters’ faces with syrup, fruit, and whipped cream. The older kids have a great time watching … [Read more...] about 9 Good Character Waffle Makers for Kids