Kitchen Tips

Speed life in the kitchen with these ideas for cutting clutter, planning menus, and managing efficient kitchen storage spaces.

Summer Cooking Tips: Cool Off In The Kitchen
Summer Cooking Tips
Cynthia Ewer July 27, 2020

Who can imagine summer without summer food? Steaming corn-on-the-cob, each kernel bursting with sweet flavor. Burgers and barbecue. Ice cream sundaes. The crisp red smile of a watermelon wedge, dripping with sweet juice.

There's a darker side to summer meals. Food budgets groan under the strain of substituting quick-cook steaks and chicken breasts for thrifty stove-top casseroles. 

Chill Out! Cut Energy Use in Refrigerator and Freezer
Cut Energy Use
Cynthia Ewer July 3, 2020

With power bills on the rise--and hot weather just around the corner--it's time for an energy-saving tune up for your refrigerator and freezer.

Keeping food fresh while conserving energy can bring a helpful boost to the strained food budget.

Try these tips to minimize energy use and save money on groceries.