Kitchen Organization Part 2: Kitchen Etiquette & Mise En Place

Kitchen Organization Part 2: Kitchen Etiquette & Mise En Place

Although not as critical to an organized food prep environment as sanitation and storage, being efficient and organized in the kitchen is an excellent life skill to have, and also necessary for successful meal prep. In other words, being organized and clean are the secrets to taking the tedium out of the meal prep equation. 

Kitchen Organization Part 1: Food Storage & Safety

Kitchen Organization Part 1: Food Storage & Safety

Before we can even get started preparing food to serve and eat, it is essential to educate and equip yourself with basic food safety and handling knowledge. You can spend hours creating a weeks’ worth of lovely meals, but if something wasn’t stored at the correct temperature, or somewhere along the line cooked foods were exposed to raw meats, it will all be for nothing.

The Grocery Store Game Plan (Part 3)

The Grocery Store Game Plan (Part 3)

We’re ready to get to the real “meat” of the grocery store: the departments. I’m going to break down the store department by department to help you navigate how to get the best deals and the best quality products.

The Grocery Store Game Plan (Part 2)

The Grocery Store Game Plan (Part 2)

Before we dive into a department-by-department guide (Part III) to shopping your local grocery store, I think it’s best to arm yourself with some tips and insider knowledge about grocery shopping in general.

The Grocery Store Game Plan (Part 1)

The Grocery Store Game Plan (Part 1)

This is the first in a three-part series that takes an in-depth look at grocery shopping. Believe it or not, there’s a lot more to your standard shopping trip than you think! In Part I, we’ll examine the how and why of our decision making. Part II will cover money saving, list-making, and time-management when deciding to grocery shop, and in Part III I will discuss some secrets for getting the most out of your shopping trip.