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  • Make homemade peanut butter

    Add peanut butter to your list of things to make yourself. It’s natural, quick and easy. If you make your own fruit preserves and bread, the homemade peanut butter will complete a sandwich taste sensation. You can...

  • Cure after-school munchies

    It’s back-to-school time. Kids often come home from school and go directly to the kitchen in search of a snack. Finding an after-school snack that won’t ruin their appetite for dinner can be a challenge. Fresh fruit...

  • Uses for leftover hamburger buns

      You’d rather have too many hamburger buns than not enough. But when there are some leftover buns, you’re faced with a keep-or-toss decision. Don’t let them sit on the counter until they mold or hide them...

  • Dip into summer parties

    Summer brings people together for casual backyard barbecues. Some parties are potlucks and you simply bring a dish to pass. But there are occasions when you want to bring a hostess gift. Maybe you usually bring wine,...

  • Make eating at home easier

    Eating out is a common way to overspend. The tip can cost more than an entire meal cooked at home. It’s easy to rely on grabbing takeout or dining at a restaurant as a quick solution. Homemade...

  • Basic recipes everyone should know

    If your signature dish is spaghetti with jarred sauce, it’s time to expand your cooking repertoire to include lasagna, chili, stew, gravy, salad dressing, pancakes, waffles, bread, chocolate chip cookies, biscuits and muffins. What recipes do you...

  • Spice things up

      Try using spices instead of salt to enhance the flavor of your food. You can grind your own (bought from a spice retailer) by using a mortar and pestle, an electric spice, coffee or seed mill...

  • Summer recipes keep you cool

    Warm weather means more get-togethers and plenty of meals outdoors. This year, make a few new dishes that are crowd pleasers. The first two recipes are quick side dishes that can be made ahead. The other two...

  • Punch up your potato salad

    Potato salad is a standard summer dish. Made with simple ingredients, it seems impossible to fail, but not everyone can make a good potato salad. I’m sharing five variations to enjoy. None are fancy, but all are...

  • Save money, learn to cook

    Many people eat out because they’re too busy to cook. But some people simply don’t know how. It’s frustrating to waste food, so you might not want to try anything new. These are situations that start the...

  • Six easy summer fruit salads

    Cool and refreshing, colorful fruit salads can be served any time of the day. They’re a perfect light dish for indoor and outdoor gatherings. You can add your favorite seasonal fruit to any of the following recipes...