Storing the Harvest: Ways You Can Preserve Your Fruits and Veggies – Munch Alert – It’s that time of year again. You have a bumper crop of certain fruits and vegetables in your garden, someone has shared their bumper crop or you’ve made a trip to the local farmer’s market or fruit stand. The question becomes what do you do with all of it?
Two Meals in One: Ideas for Cooking Once and Eating Twice – Munch Alert – If you’re like most people, you lead a pretty busy or maybe even an incredibly hectic life. Instead of heading for the drive thru for a quick meal, plan your meals so you can make two meals out of your efforts. Basically, think of how each piece of meat or meal you make can be turned into another quick and delicious offering on another day.
Making Use of Excess Cucumbers – Munch Alert – You planted several cucumber plants so you could enjoy them in salads and possibly make a few cans of pickles. But you have more cucumbers than you think youll need. What do you do about it? How do you go about making use of excess cucumbers if you dont want to pickle them all?
Keeping Cool in the Kitchen – Munch Alert – Cooks know that as the temperatures outside increase, the desire to cook decreases. This isn’t due to lack of wanting to cook, but instead, the need to keep the home as cool as possible. This is why baking is done mostly in the winter months and cool dishes are served during the summer.