Stretch your chicken

When cooking, I like to save time and energy, which results in saving money. I will explain what I mean using an example: chicken.

When roasting chicken, your oven will be on for at least 1 1/2 hour. So, don’t just cook one small chicken but two large ones at the same time. Any leftovers can be kept in the fridge or freezer and eaten cold for your packed lunch in sandwiches or salads. They can also be eaten hot added to soups, curries or pies. And bones! don’t forget the bones as they will make great stock.

Now, what I like to do to stretch my chicken is Continue reading

How to cook efficiently

Freshly cooked home-made lasagnaI think the most important thing about cooking is to do it in a way that saves you time and effort, which in turn leads to financial and energy savings. Most times, you should cook double the amount required for your diner (or as much as your pots can hold) and store the surplus in the fridge or freezer for later use. For example, Continue reading