Posts Tagged ‘Smart Cooking’

Millennial Cooking

How Millennials Are Changing Apartment Cooking

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Every generation of apartment dwellers has contributed to the food choices and cooking methods that go on to become reflective of their times. Tuna noodle casseroles, Top Ramen, Hamburger Helper, and the likes kept young adults alive for decades. Hot plates gave way to toaster ovens, which in turn begat microwaves. What never changed were […] read more

Mushy paste inside an instant pot

15 Foods To Avoid Cooking In Your Instant Pot

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One-pot cooking has been around almost as long as grilling over an open flame has. read more

A young man eating dinner alone in his apartment.

The Joy of Making Meals for One

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Depictions of people eating alone are often sad and misleading. They’re either wolfing down fast food pulled straight from a paper bag, digging into pints of ice cream with a soup spoon, or standing over the kitchen sink slurping beans from a can. Believe it or not, the joy of preparing meals for yourself is […] read more

A young woman cooking without a microwave in her apartment kitchen.

7 Apartment-Friendly Microwave Alternatives

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Anyone born after 1960 probably can’t remember life before microwave ovens. read more

Preparing A Big Meal

Cooking Big Meals in Small Kitchens

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For some reason, even comparatively large apartments tend to skimp on kitchen space. The basics are usually included, but more often than not, they take up space instead of maximizing it. read more

Homemade Hummus

Save Money by Making These 6 Foods At Home

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I go full foodie in the summertime. Gardens are growing, farmers markets are teeming with fresh goodies, and family cookouts are running late into the evenings. Unfortunately, my love for food can sometimes overstretch my budget. read more

Cooking in Your Apartment: A Guide to Tri-Ply Cookware

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Tri ply cookware consists of three layers of different metals bonded together, often stainless steel and copper or stainless steel and aluminum. You can buy cookware that contains all three of these metals. All-clad stainless cookware is one of the most bought tri-ply cookware, made popular by many celebrity chefs, because of the aluminum that […] read more

How to Lower Energy Costs When Cooking

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Lower energy costs not only mean more money in your wallet but also a healthier environment. It is quite simple to reduce the amount of energy you use when cooking. Below are some tips to include in your cooking routine to make your energy use while doing so more efficient. Plan Ahead Planning your meals […] read more