Home Cooking · Recipes

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.

Articles: · Consumerism · Holiday Contradiction · Home Cooking

3 Create meaningful holidays

The holidays are an overwhelming time whether we have a tight budget or have enough to freely spend on others. Pressure, tension and frenzy all lead to exhaustion and eventually a burst if emotion. Overspending and acquiring debt that created excess material stuff in our homes that will soon be forgotten. Instead of all the… Continue reading 3 Create meaningful holidays

Articles: · Cleaning · Empowering · Everyday Cooking · Home Cooking

2 Show some love.

A messy kitchen is a working kitchen and there is nothing as lovely to see as that, or as daunting. But we must have a clean, sanitary kitchen free of bacteria and healthy. Once a month I like to do a deep cleaning; taking apart the stove and cleaning the oven, going through the refrigerator.… Continue reading 2 Show some love.

Empowering · Everyday Cooking · Home Cooking · Time

1 Good food takes time.

Get this in your head. Cooking is an inspired action; cook and you will be inspired to cook more. Emerson wrote “The law of nature is; do the thing and you shall have the power.” Good cooking is a powerful action. Taking the time to prepare good nourishing meals is as nourishing as the food… Continue reading 1 Good food takes time.

Articles: · Cooking is not a Spectator Sport

Cooking Is Not A Spectator Sport

So, how’s your relationship with your kitchen coming along? Simple enough question, right? Do you enjoy cooking or do you expect your appliances and gadgets to do all the work for you? Just asking. Just curious. But, really, do you cook in your kitchen or just reheat, use your dishes and fill the dishwasher? How often do… Continue reading Cooking Is Not A Spectator Sport

Casseroles · Enchiladas · Mexican Food

Spinach & Mushroom Skillet Enchiladas

This was a fluke of a recipe I threw together at the last minute (Ah, Pantry items) and it was one of those AWESOME things I cannot forget. So without adieu, I will give you the recipe and show you some amazing pics to get you going! 1, 10 ounce pkg frozen spinach, thawed 2 cups… Continue reading Spinach & Mushroom Skillet Enchiladas