Tips & Tricks

Getting Started with Freezer Meals

Getting Started with Freezer Meals

Freezer cooking, also known as freezer meals, dump meals, batch cooking, or even sometimes referred to as OAMC or “once-a-month cooking”, is a great way to save time and money in the kitchen.  It can be a lifesaver for those days when time is short […]

Freezer Staples: Grilled Chicken

Freezer Staples: Grilled Chicken

Up until this week, we’ve been having a bit of a heat wave where I live.  Which is sort of normal, in a strange way, because we have weird weather around here.  Like 90 degrees one day and 50 the next.  Or having the sun […]

Freezing Bell Peppers

Freezing Bell Peppers

You don’t have to make full freezer meals all the time in order to still save time and money in the kitchen.  There are many ingredients that go into meals that can be prepped and frozen ahead of time.  Bell peppers are one of those […]

So long, and thanks for all the strawberries…

So long, and thanks for all the strawberries…

Sometimes I just can’t help it when a Douglas Adams reference slips into a post on strawberries…it has been that kind of day… Since strawberry season is now coming to a close, I was able to get a good deal on a flat of strawberries this […]

Thou Shalt Not Waste…

Thou Shalt Not Waste…

So, if you happened to see my shopping trip from earlier this week, you’ll know I stocked up on peppers and green onions at a great price!  Some of those peppers went into the Oven-Baked Chicken Fajita freezer meals.  But I bought more than necessary for […]

Top 5 Tips for Getting Started with Freezer Meals & Freezer Cooking

Top 5 Tips for Getting Started with Freezer Meals & Freezer Cooking

I have been doing freezer meals (freezer cooking) off and on for a little over fourteen years now.  I love it, and can’t even imagine going back to my old way of doing meals (which was so pitiful we won’t even go there)!   However, […]

Saving Money on Freezer Meals

One of the reasons why once-a-month-cooking didn’t really work for me (beyond the insane amount of prep and assembly and cooking and cleaning time, and the piles and piles of dirty dishes) was that I didn’t feel I actually saved any money doing the meals. […]