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27 Utilize your resources.

With the internet and television plus all the cookbooks and magazines available for free at libraries, inspiration for cooking at home is all around. Utilize these resources to build your repertoire and hone your skills. Recipes abound! Also, you will find techniques, dictionaries, food glossaries, tips and hints and history. Online cooking resources are out… Continue reading 27 Utilize your resources.

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19 Have a few good dishes to start.

You should have a few really good dishes that you can practically make with your eyes closed. Dishes that others look forward to and appreciate coming only from you. Something no one would want to miss out on when they’re invited over. Your name is on it—no one does it better than you. Invite and… Continue reading 19 Have a few good dishes to start.

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4 Create an idea book.

Compile a book of your own that contains ideas, recipes and pictures. A simple binder filled with plastic-insert pages. Get a set of tabbed plastic pages to organize your book alphabetically. It’s great to have this for easy reference and you can cut out recipes and pictures from magazines to insert into the pages. Post… Continue reading 4 Create an idea book.

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Soups & Sauces…Stir in a little confidence

I have been a little busy over the past week! Finally, I think I’ve got myself back together and refocused. Now, it’s time to organize every little piece of papern and relay the information I’ve got. Last night I taught a class at our local Hunger Coalition! I had an amazing time with Kat – I love… Continue reading Soups & Sauces…Stir in a little confidence

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Beans & Legumes

Beans and legumes are low in fat, contain no cholesterol, and are high in folate, potassium, iron and magnesium. They’re also a good source of protein and can be a healthy substitute for meat. With no fat or cholesterol, another important feature is that they are full of fiber. The best and most economical way… Continue reading Beans & Legumes