Articles Tagged “how to”

  • Kitchen Knives: What to Buy and How to Cut

    One way to get healthy and save money is to eat at home. But to be consistent, you’ve got to realistic. If dinner takes too long to prepare every night, you’re not going to do it. To be realistic, you’ve got to be able to get in and out of the kitchen quickly. That’s why chopping skills and the right knife are paramount in learning how to cook.

  • 6 Life Skills I’ll Teach my Children (When I Have Them)

    1. The Art of Simplicity It’s funny how many life lessons I’ve learned through cooking. Take, for example, a true Italian dining experience. Most famous Italian chefs would agree that our food should be simple, and shouldn’t be masked by too many flavors or spices. It’s authentic, it’s simple, it’s not pretentious—it is what it […]

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    How to Cut an Onion

      I know some people who wont use onions if they’re 1) in a hurry, 2) have makeup on, or 3) don’t feel like crying at the moment. I used to think that until I started working in kitchens and learned how to cut onions quickly. That’s a shame, ’cause onions=flavor. If you can cut them […]

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    50 Fun Things to do with Paint Chip Samples

      If this isn’t free/cheap, DIY art & decor, I don’t know what is! Click the photo to find out how to make or buy these things. Thanks to Pinterest and Etsy for the awesome ideas. Here’s Broke & Healthy’s Pinterest board. Also, if you’re taking several paint chip samples, especially if it’s from a […]

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    Broke & Vagabonding

    I just bought a plane ticket to Paris. I’ll be there for 2 months and, out of those 2 months, I have 2 weeks planned. The rest of the time I’ll just wander about Europe and see where things take me. I made a joke about marrying a Spaniard and moving up to the village […]