When it comes to culture, we’re interested in lots of it… music, art, sports, and most of all, food. Here’s what we’re into this week:
- 10 Ways to Reset Your Kitchen for the New Year | The Kitchn
New year, new you-tensil drawer? If your resolutions are largely food-focused, your success will surely start in the kitchen. Tackle less-thought-of cleaning and organizing projects (dishwashers need scrubbing love too!) for a fresh start perfect for all your clean-eating goals.
2. A Food Lovers’ Guide to Eating on a Budget | Bon Appétit
We don’t want to jinx it, but we have some major news: Indulging your foodie whims and maintaining a budget don’t have to be mutually exclusive anymore. With a little forethought and a set gameplan, fine dining and financial success can go hand in hand in 2017.
3. 11 Things That Happened When I Started Trying To Eat Healthy | Buzzfeed Food
Could the key to healthy-eating success be… peanut butter? For this BuzzFeed foodie, it was — but not for the reasons you might think. Acknowledging his passion for PB inspired him to make a list differentiating the snacks and meals he *loved* from the ones he just merely liked. After that, deciding whether cheats were ~worth it~ became an objective (and rewarding!) process.
Your future as a one-pan wonder hangs in the balance — time to rise to the occasion. The perks of cooking using a sheet pan technique are alluring — the pan’s size means large meals are easy to cook, and its architecture makes deep, caramelized flavor almost a guarantee. Learn to tackle this technique the right way and you’ve got your 2017 meal-prep needs locked down.
5. 10 Brilliant Food Hacks You Need To Try ASAP | Well + Good
We’re all in on healthy eating, but spending hours in the kitchen every day sounds less than ideal. That’s the beauty of food hacks, though; they make our goals simpler and more attainable, and we love them for it. This round: blend simple superfood smoothies, pick the perfect avocado, and prep easy paleo meals — sounds like our type of time-saving party.