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Ways to Being Gluten-Free on a Budget

6 Ways to Being Gluten-Free on a Budget

Even though going gluten-free is the healthy way to go, your wallet may not be agreeing with you. Gluten-free foods can take a major hit to your budget if you are not careful. Spending...
Hacks to Make Ramen Noodles Healthier

6 Hacks to Make Ramen Noodles Healthier

Ramen noodles have to be the simplest meal to cook in under three minutes, plus the cheapest. Just ask a college student or anyone anxiously waiting for payday on Friday. Even though it can...

Are Expensive Knives Really Worth the Price?

As any home cook knows, knives are an important part of the tool set needed to create and prepare wonderful dishes. And if you are like me, you love watching cooking shows where the most...
Unusual Uses for Metal Cookie Cutters

Unusual Uses for Metal Cookie Cutters

You may generally dust off your set of cookie cutters close to this time of year in preparation for the holiday baking season, especially since homemade gifts like that always make people smile. However,...
Tips to Eat Healthy for Less

8 Tips to Eat Healthy for Less

While many people think eating healthy has to cost a mint, some of us have figured out ways to cut costs at the grocery store but still reap the benefits of healthy eating. Here...
Meat Thermometers – Analog vs Digital

Meat Thermometers – Analog vs Digital

The season of big meat meals is quickly coming upon us. With that, it’s a good time to start thinking about the type and quality of meat thermometer you have in your kitchen arsenal....
stainless steel pan

Stainless Steel Pan vs Nonstick

In 1960 the FDA approved PTFE (aka Teflon or T-Fal) for use on cookware in the U. S. PTFE was an accidental creation of a DuPont scientist in 1938 while trying to create a...
Practice Portion Control

5 Ways to Practice Portion Control and Save Money

Sometimes, it's more a matter of how much you eat, rather than what you eat, that makes the difference in your waistband and your wallet. It's no secret that portion sizes have gotten out...
Homemade Pasta Makers

Homemade Pasta Makers – Manual vs Electric

Deciding to make your own pasta at home is a smart decision. You are able to create many tasty and healthy variations to dazzle both your guests and your taste buds. The ease at...
Save Money on Dairy

5 Cool Ways to Save Money on Dairy

It's probably safe for me to say that most of us are always on the lookout for ways to save money. I think it's also safe to say that buying dairy products is expensive....