Are you busy? No time to cook? Why not make it easy on yourself (and cheaper than going out, too!)
Here’s a quick recipe that take just a little bit of planning and delivers a lot of goodness to your soup bowl.
Using dried beans saves money (and they take up […]
Keep reading Ham & Navy Bean Soup
Last fall, I was challenged by a new client. She’d jump on the Catalyst Cooks wagon if I could commit to:
buying Organic Fruits & Veggies, especially The Dirty Dozen buying Hormone- and Antibiotic-Free Meats
My approach to grocery shopping was built around some corner cubicle, engineer- and process-loving corporate principles. I could stop […]
Keep reading An Ode to the Wedge Coop (or, the retraining of my Old Brain)
As you CC followers already know… I’ve been cooking from my Pantry for some time now. Like 3 weeks’ worth.
It’s important, when you would rather have fun in the sun than go to the Store, that you are ready with a Cooking-friendly pantry!
Here’s Pantry Staples Part II, continued from Part I.
Keep reading Pantry Staples… Stuff I always have Part II
OK. I admit it.
This post is going to be the “Not me Friday” like MckMama’s “Not me Monday” except for that I am not the mother of many small children and we the family Antila don’t go on spur-of-the-moment vacations and I theoretically should be able to get my butt to the grocery store.
Keep reading Let’s Just Get it All Out on the Table
Good morning ~ longest day of the year!
As I’m waking up in the morning, my brain kicks into gear… I start thinking.
About my grocery list.
And then I just have to get up!
One of the first things on my mind today was pantry basics… after having taught an […]
Keep reading Pantry Staples… Stuff I always Have Part I
If you’ve been following me on Twitter, you’ve seen this picture before. It’s one of the best features of my small kitchen – a spice drawer!
If you have a shallow drawer in your kitchen, I must advocate for using it for your spices… you can lay them down and see them all.
Keep reading Catalyst Cooks’ Top Must-Have Spices
Yes- I did take the weekend ‘off’
Yes- I did skip Tuesday’s lunch
No- I haven’t been to the grocery store since then
Yes- I did make lunches this week!
Wednesday: Apple Bratwurst with fresh corn salad
Thursday: Homemade breaded and baked Italian chicken with salad and Red wine vinaigrette
(it’s great to have a […]
Keep reading Lunches this week… the afterthought