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50 Foodie Tips and Tricks

In honor of MCW’s 100th post – I’m posting 50 of the top tips and tricks for cooking.  I know this is not an exhaustive list – there are many more ways to save time, cut costs and cook better…but it’s a start!  My favorites are #21 and #23! 50 Foodie Tips and Tricks 1                     … Continue reading

Slow Roasted Raspberry Balsamic Onions and Garlic

Slow Roasted Raspberry Balsamic Onions and Garlic

  Yesterday I wanted to make some caramelized onions to have on hand for burgers, pizzas, sandwiches – whatever strikes my fancy.  I started making my  standard recipe – and then realized I was out of regular balsamic vinegar.  I got creative and I’m so happy I did!  The raspberry balsamic adds a nice fruity sweetness and the garlic – … Continue reading

The Modern Pantry Price Book

Another tool for keeping the grocery budget down is a price book.  This is a list of  the items bought in bulk, how much they cost and the per unit cost.  This is helpful for determining how much money is spent on any particular item.  It’s also very useful when it comes to sales and specials at the supermarket – You … Continue reading

The Modern Pantry List

There are many benefits to keeping a stocked pantry.  One of them is that you know exactly what you have on hand – no more accidental duplicates!  I keep a list of everything I have in the cupboards, refrigerator and freezer.  This way I know what I have, what I need and what needs used up before it goes … Continue reading