Posts Tagged: home cooking

3 Ways to Keep Meals Interesting
3 Ways to Keep Meals Interesting

3 Ways to Keep Meals Interesting

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re not a natural chef, it’s easy for dinner time to become a chore when you first start cooking for yourself after a lifetime of meals that someone else prepared. Not only is this a shame—food is one of the best parts of life!—it potentially hazardous to your health (pizza for dinner four nights…
How to Cook for One without Wasting Your Time or Money!
How to Cook for One without Wasting Your Time or Money!

How to Cook for One without Wasting Your Time or Money!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Scored a solo apartment? Next challenge: How to cook for one. I grew up in a family that loves to cook. My mom goes to the grocery store every day, both for emotional well-being (there’s something so soothing about grocery stores) and for her food obsession. As I got older, I learned to cook mostly…
Soup 101: Healthy Eating on a Budget
Soup 101: Healthy Eating on a Budget

Soup 101: Healthy Eating on a Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
For many of us, being a first time apartment renter also means cooking on our own for the first time.  Before I moved out on my own, I had never done my own grocery shopping or had to plan for all of my meals and snacks.  It’s been a month since I moved out, and…
Sam’s 5 Pro Tips To Make You A Better Cook
Sam’s 5 Pro Tips To Make You A Better Cook

Sam’s 5 Pro Tips To Make You A Better Cook

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Ask yourself: Does cooking seem like too much of a hassle? Do you think of dinner as an event that requires hours of tedious preparation? Do you not cook because the food you make just isn’t very tasty? Do you wait until your chef friends come around to suggest a group dinner? Well, the latter…
Should You Join a CSA for Your Fresh Veggies and Fruit?
Should You Join a CSA for Your Fresh Veggies and Fruit?

Should You Join a CSA for Your Fresh Veggies and Fruit?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Let’s start with this: we here at My First Apartment strongly suggest making a habit of cooking at home. Why? First, it saves you a ton of money. Second, you learn a valuable skill (cooking). Third, usually when you eat at home, what you eat is healthier than what you’d have eating out (since you’re…