Because I regularly keep my kitchen stocked, if I’m really trying to be frugal, I could probably live off of my pantry alone for a few weeks. That would get pretty bland, so most of my grocery shopping consists of adding in fresh produce and some seafood, eggs, cheese, or bread to the mix. If … Continue reading Kitchen Staples: A Well-Stocked Pantry
I love meal planning for a number of reasons: 1) It’s a lot harder to tempt yourself with indulgences and junky fast food when you’ve already got a game plan and your ingredients handy. 2) It makes you more thoughtful about the food you cook. 3) It helps you maximize your ingredients. 4) It’s less … Continue reading Meal Planning Rules!
After finishing graduate school (hello, MA in Writing!), I’ve had to reacquaint myself with life a little bit — you know, that whole “free time” after work thing I’ve been hearing so much about. It’s taken me a little time to get used to the idea that I can actually pursue other interests—aside from reading and … Continue reading Getting Real: Food Goals or Bust