Freezer Cooking Will Save You Time

Freezer cooking will save you time. But, you knew that, didn’t you? You know about my deep, abiding love for my freezer, right? Obviously, I’m a big fan of freezer cooking. While it takes an upfront investment of time, cooking in bulk and freezing those meals for future nights is a huge way to save time. […]

Save Time with a Clean Fridge

Keep your fridge clean to save time. Sometimes we have to spend time to save time. Sounds a little contradictory, but if you invest in something now, you can reap a time savings later. Freezer cooking is like that. So is making your own custom spice blends. Those activities take some time, but you get […]

Make a Reusable Grocery List to Save Time in the Kitchen

If you go to the grocery store on any kind of regular basis, chances are you’re making a list each time. And if you’re making a list each time, you’re probably adding the same things to that list fairly often. You can save time by using a reusable grocery list. A reusable grocery list is one […]

Use Spice Blends to Save Time in the Kitchen

There’s no doubt about it. Busting out the measuring spoons takes time. It adds minutes to your kitchen prep time. Wouldn’t it be so much easier just to open a packet of commercial seasoning mix? No measuring! Well, as you may know, my heart belongs to homemade. I think that in most cases, homemade tastes […]

3 Handy Tools to Help You Save Time in the Kitchen

I love to work in the kitchen. But, I love to eat more than I love the working part of things. Sometimes a time crunch requires that I take some short cuts so speed things up and get a meal on the table sooner rather than later. As we’ve seen already this week, planning meals, […]

Simplify Your Meals to Save Time in the Kitchen

Today’s Day 3 of Kitchen Time Savers. All month I’ll be sharing ways that you can save time in the kitchen. There has been more than one occasion when I’ve planned a huge, elaborate meal that took hours to pull off. Oh, sure, I do this for holiday meals. A lot of people do. But, […]

Have a Trash Bowl at the Ready to Save Time in the Kitchen

We have a fairly big kitchen these days, at least compared to the 4 by 6 foot kitchen that made up our newlywed home. My kitchen now is pretty big. And while big is great — totally not complaining — traipsing back and forth throughout the kitchen during meal prep time can slow you down. […]

Plan Your Meals to Save Time in the Kitchen

Do you know what your next meal will be? If you don’t, now would be a good time to start thinking about it. That’s really what meal planning is. Eventually you plan your meal — even if it means making the decision to drive through In-N-Out Burger. It’s a plan, even if you created it […]