How to Make Chicken Broth

Learning how to make chicken broth can save you lots of money over the years. You can make chicken broth from a whole chicken, from cut up parts of a chicken, or even from just the bones leftover from that roast chicken you made. You can also collect bones in the freezer until you have […]

How to Cook Dried Beans

Dried beans are a great money-saver, but using them means you need to plan ahead a bit and have a few hours to cook the beans. If you make your menus ahead of time, you can plan this out fairly easily and just cook them on the weekend or start a pot of beans while […]

Save Money by Packing Lunches

Whether you’re packing lunch for yourself or your children, you probably end up running out of ideas and getting bored with your lunches at some point. I know I have. The sandwich, cookie and piece of fruit idea gets stale pretty quickly. Using leftovers from your dinner expands the horizon a bit, but packing them […]

A Collection of Easy Recipes

When you’re first starting out to cook, some recipes can be pretty confusing! I’ve gathered together a few of my favorite easy recipes here. None of these require fancy kitchen equipment and all of the ingredients are pretty cheap where I live. Easy Chicken Recipes Roasting a whole chicken is pretty easy but cutting it […]

How to Roast a Chicken

If you learn how to roast a whole chicken, you will have lots of meal options open up.  There are lots of ways to roast a chicken. You can vary the cooking times and temperature, stuff it or not, rub butter under or over the skin, sprinkle various herbs on it or in it. The […]