The Grain Guide

the grain guide

Whole grains. We all know they are good for you. But do you know exactly what whole grains are, how to prepare them, and how many different varieties there are? No? Well, never fear. I’m here to give you the lowdown. First of all, what exactly makes a grain whole?  To be considered a whole grain,… 

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Friday Favorites: Freezing Blueberries

Here in the Shrinking Kitchen, we ladies have all kinds of favorites- favorite cookbook, cooking gadgets, cooking tips, organizational tips, magazines, food blogs, appliances, recipes, you get the idea… We figured it would be fun to share with you our favorites and in turn, you could share with US one of YOUR favorites. We are… 

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Friday Favorites: Storing Fresh Ginger Root

  Here in the Shrinking Kitchen, we have all kinds of favorites- favorite cookbook, cooking gadgets, cooking tips, organizational tips, magazines, food blogs, appliances, recipes, you get the idea… We figured it would be fun to share with you our favorites and in turn, you could share with US one of YOUR favorites. We are… 

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Friday Favorites {Holiday Weekend Picnic Foods}

Friday Favorites Picnic Food Roundup #picnic #food #healthy

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and I can’t think of a better time to pack up a basket full of tasty food and hit the local park. When was the last time you went on an actual, true-to-life picnic, complete with basket and blanket? It’s probably been way too long! Now that summer is… 

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Friday Favorites: Vegan Egg Substitute

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Here in the Shrinking Kitchen, we ladies have all kinds of favorites- favorite cookbook, cooking gadgets, cooking tips, organizational tips, magazines, food blogs, appliances, recipes, you get the idea… We figured it would be fun to share with you our favorites and in turn, you could share with US one of YOUR favorites. We are… 

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Friday Favorites: Know Your Oven

Friday Favorites-Handy Kitchen Tips

  One thing I’ve learned by cooking A LOT is that you can never really trust your oven. I don’t care how expensive it is – all ovens have  hotter spots and very few, if any, are totally true to temperature. My tip today? A little getting to know you session with your oven. A… 

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Friday Favorites: Storing Fresh Produce

Friday Favorites-Handy Kitchen Tips

Each fruit and vegetable has their own set of rules for prime storage. Wash, don’t wash, refrigerate, keep at room temperature, trim… it’s enough to make your head spin! Never fear, Shrinking Kitchen is here! We’ll help you keep it straight! Do you have any produce-storage tips to share? Share below!

Friday Favorites: All Hail to the Rotisserie Chicken {10 Ways to Make it Work Hard for You!}

It’s Friday! Whee! Not only is it the end of the work week for many of you, but it is also the day we share some of our best kitchen tips – our Friday Favorites! This week, I want to talk chicken. Specifically, the glorious rotisserie chicken. If I had a dollar for every time… 

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Friday Favorites: Food Toppings

Friday Favorites - Food Toppings #healthy #food #toppings

On Fridays at the Shrinking Kitchen we share some of our favorites, whether it’s kitchen tips, cookbooks, or recipes. This week my the favorite I’m sharing is food toppings. I love toppings and I don’t think they get enough praise or recognition. Toppings can turn a baked potato, salad, soup, or ice cream sundae from… 

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