Posts Tagged: basic cooking

Cheap and Easy Kitchen Upgrades That Get You Motivated to Cook
Cheap and Easy Kitchen Upgrades That Get You Motivated to Cook

Cheap and Easy Kitchen Upgrades That Get You Motivated to Cook

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re trying to get a little more motivated in the kitchen, you know this first hand. Cooking is hard! From planning meals (tips here!) to grocery shopping then actually cooking, moving into your first place can be a rude awakening that home-cooked meals don’t always come easily. Deciding to cook at home more often…
Save Money & Eat Better: Meatless Monday
Save Money & Eat Better: Meatless Monday

Save Money & Eat Better: Meatless Monday

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You may have seen the #MeatlessMonday trend hitting the internet lately, and I’m here to tell you to give it a shot! Cutting meat for a day or two each week can not only benefit your health as you eat better, but also your wallet! For many of us on a budget in our apartments,…
The Basics of Cooking for One
The Basics of Cooking for One

The Basics of Cooking for One

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Time to talk cooking!! Cooking meals for yourself can not only stimulate your mind as you learn something new but can also ensure you eat a balanced, healthy diet in your first apartment. And the best of all, it WILL save you tons of money! A major challenge for many apartment-dwellers is how to effectively cook…
So You Wanna Use Your Kitchen…
So You Wanna Use Your Kitchen…

So You Wanna Use Your Kitchen…

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Going from having all your meals pre-made by parents and dining hall staff to having to cook for yourself definitely isn’t easy, but it’s not quite as hard as it seems at first. Plus, cooking actual meals for yourself rather than ordering take-out of buying frozen dinners has quite a few benefits–it’s often much healthier,…
Slow-Cooker Secrets
Slow-Cooker Secrets

Slow-Cooker Secrets

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Once you’re settled in your first apartment, you’re sure to look for ways to save a few bucks here and there as bills add up. Food is a HUGE way you can limit expenses. Think about it… going out, even for a quick bite, can cost $10-$15 per person. If you were to cook a…
Common Household Items My Boyfriend Didn’t Own
Common Household Items My Boyfriend Didn’t Own

Common Household Items My Boyfriend Didn’t Own

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I’ve written several times about my experiences staying at my boyfriend’s apartment, and as much as I love him, there are times when I wonder how on earth he manages to get by living away from his parents. This time, I’m here to discuss three common household items that he didn’t own — items that, until staying…