Posts Tagged: kitchen

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…
3 Things an Adult Knows: Kitchen Edition
3 Things an Adult Knows: Kitchen Edition

3 Things an Adult Knows: Kitchen Edition

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Now, I previously thought that most of these things were common knowledge, but apparently, I was wrong. I’ve encountered several otherwise intelligent and competent adults who were unaware of all of these tips. So, if this post is obvious to you, that’s great, and feel free to skip it. But for everyone else, take a look and…
3 Ways to Make Meals More Interesting
3 Ways to Make Meals More Interesting

3 Ways to Make Meals More Interesting

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Cooking for yourself is hard. Especially when you want to eat every single day. One meal a week? Okay, I’m alright with that. Two meals? I suppose I can make that happen… Three? Didn’t I just cook on Tuesday? Here are a few tips and ideas…
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,…
Minimizing Meal Mess: Tips for Slobs
Minimizing Meal Mess: Tips for Slobs

Minimizing Meal Mess: Tips for Slobs

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Man, I am a slob when it comes to keeping my kitchen clean. I can’t tell you how often I wish I were one of those people who can’t stand to see a mess. My life would be so much tidier… But, as it is, my messy kitchen is more of a minor annoyance to…
Spend or Save: Kitchen Items
Spend or Save: Kitchen Items

Spend or Save: Kitchen Items

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s not always easy to know when you should try to cut corners and when it’s really worth spending the money on something. Here are my thoughts regarding some kitchen basics. Silverware, dishes and glassware: Save  Thrift stores are the perfect place to get plates, bowls, silverware, cups, mugs and glassware. I got all of…
Stuff You’ll Need: The Bathroom + Kitchen Checklists
Stuff You’ll Need: The Bathroom + Kitchen Checklists

Stuff You’ll Need: The Bathroom + Kitchen Checklists

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s easy to forget even the simplest of things when you’re balancing priorities of your move. This is a checklist of some bath and kitchen essentials for your first apartment: Bathroom Checklist:  Shower curtain Shower rings Shower liner Towels (hand towels, bath towels) Bath mat Tissues Toilet paper Toothbrush holder Toilet brush Toilet plunger Toiletries…
A Day Of Food: The New Cook’s Menu
A Day Of Food: The New Cook’s Menu

A Day Of Food: The New Cook’s Menu

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Here are a few easy recipes for those who don’t know how to go about boiling water. It’s okay, we all start somewhere!  (I’ve included the equipment needed for these starter recipes, but also check my earlier post that lists all the things needed to complete your first kitchen.) Note: Remember what your momma said…
8 Easy Apartment Storage Hacks
8 Easy Apartment Storage Hacks

8 Easy Apartment Storage Hacks

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If there’s anything that all apartment-owners can agree on, it’s that we need more space. Most apartments focus sell based on square-footage, and unless you’re making serious bank, it’s likely that your space is a bit smaller than you’d like. This is something that I struggle with, because I hate the look and feel of…
Kitchen Essentials: Fiddly Things You May Forget
Kitchen Essentials: Fiddly Things You May Forget

Kitchen Essentials: Fiddly Things You May Forget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Kitchen Essentials What if I told you that there was a secret way to get up to a 90% discount on most of the things you’d order in a restaurant? I’m not fantasizing. There is a way to get food for down to a fraction of the restaurant price, and it’s called cooking it for…