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Colorful scoops of ice cream.

Pre-scoop Ice Cream for PartiesIf you are going to be serving a lot of ice cream at a party, it can be time saver to make the scoops ahead of time. This is a page about pre-scooping ice cream for parties.

 

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Cut Salad Greens with ScissorsCutting salad greens is part of the preparation of many meals. This is a page about cut salad greens with scissors.

 

A package of Minute Ready to Serve Brown Rice.

Product Review: Minute Ready to Serve Brown RiceI generally make enough rice for several servings, and freeze them in meal-sized portions. If I have a coupon or see this product in the Dollar Store, I will buy it. It is healthy and only takes two minutes to heat up. It tastes good, too. The way I see it, any way you don't have to get takeout or eat out is a money saver.

 

Meal planning notebook.

Organizing Your MealsOrganizing your menu for the week is an excellent way to save time and money. This is a page about organizing your meals.

 

Easiest Potato Peeling

Easiest Way to Peel PotatoesPeeling potatoes can be a chore, plus you loose a lot of the potato to the the peeling process. This is a page about easiest potato peeling.

 

A notebook with spices on a wooden cutting board.

Meal Planning Notebook and Filing SystemMeal planning allows you to eat a variety of healthy food without spending a lot of money. This is a page about developing a meal planning notebook and filing system.

 

Busy Woman Cooking

Cooking Once a WeekThis is a page about cooking once a week. You can save time and money by cooking several meals at once on your weekly cooking day.

 

Shredded cabbage

Uses for Bagged Shredded CabbageThis page contains uses for bagged shredded cabbage. Pre-shredded vegetables can save you time making delicious salads and other dishes.

 

A woman eating a microwave meal.

Meals to Make When You Don't Feel Like CookingThis is a page about meals to make when you don't feel like cooking. Often our busy schedules leave us with times when we just don't feel like cooking.

 

Cooked Oatmeal

Freezing Cooked Oatmeal?This is a page about freezing cooked oatmeal. Make a large batch of oatmeal and freeze some for a quick meal later.

 

Weeknight Poultry Dinner

Weeknight Dinner IdeasThis is a page about weeknight dinner ideas. Weeknights around many homes are a busy time making meal planning more difficult.

 

A bottle of homemade salad dressing.

Making Italian Salad Dressing MixThis is a page about making Italian salad dressing mix. Many people like the convenience of making Italian dressing from a prepackaged mix, but would like to avoid the cost and extra sodium and preservatives.

 

A group of kids with their dad preparing tacos for a quick weeknight dinner.

Quick Meal Ideas for Busy FamiliesBetween school, work, fitness, sports and clubs, getting meals on the table can be a chore. Find ways to make quick healthy breakfasts, lunches and dinners. This is a page about quick meal ideas for busy families.

 

Woman Cooking in the Kitchen

Kitchen Time SaversThis is a page about kitchen time savers. From food prep to putting away clean dishes, it's easy to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Saving time on tasks in the kitchen leaves you more time to enjoy the rest of your home.

 

Two colors of frozen ravioli.

Freezing Cooked PastaThis is a page about freezing cooked pasta. Although pasta is often quicker to prepare than rice or other grains, it can seem to take a long time, especially on busy weeknight dinners.

 

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Betty Crocker Suddenly Salad box with bowl of mixed salad and bowl of dressing

Product Review: Suddenly SaladI love salads. Any kind, every kind; but especially the ones I make myself. However, I am not above getting a little help. This product is too cool. I love all their flavors, but the newest and "limited edition" Greek Salad is amazing!

 

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Organizing Your MealsA great way to keep organized, save time and money! Simply choose a day of the week to do your organizing. Get five to seven small totes to keep in the pantry. Make a simple menu for the week.

 

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Make Ahead PastaCook 2 lbs. of any pasta (spaghetti, rotini, etc.) in a big pot of salted water until desired texture. Drain and rinse with cold water. Put into a large plastic container, cover with paper towel and refrigerate.

 

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Using Crockpot To Prep MealsUsing Crockpot To Prep Meals. We cook up hamburger in the crockpot with onions and freeze to use at a later date. We do up the hamburger with taco seasoning mix and freeze as well. . .

 

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Saving on Spaghetti and Tomato SauceWhen cooking for two, I find it wasteful to buy certain sizes/products. I have recently started buying a jar of cheap spaghetti sauce and use it most anywhere tomato sauce is called for. . .

 

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Planning Cooking TimesIt may be an oldie, but it's a goodie. After writing out my menu, I put a time which I need to start preparing each item in order to serve dinner at a certain time...

 

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Quick and Tasty PotatoesHere's a quick and tasty way to cook potatoes - and make them look like they are roasted even though they are not - and without the fat...

 

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Premeasured Bags of IngredientsI keep zip lock bags of premeasured amounts of flour and sugar in my fridge for those recipes that I use a lot, like chocolate chip cookies and banana bread. It keeps me from having to haul the flour and sugar out every time.

 

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Doubling Your RecipesMake twice as much as needed and save half for another time. Saves time and money.

 

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