20 min shopping, 2 weeks of food, 28 meals

20 minutes planning. 20 minutes shopping. For 2 weeks of food, 28 meals. This blog post is to help you meal plan, get in and out of the store quickly, and what to do when you’re back at home. Here is an old post:  HOW TO PLAN A MENU, worthy yet needs updating. My 2-week […]

3 soups in 3 minutes in the Instant Pot

3 soups in 3-minutes in the Instant Pot (1) Pour in 1 cup of broth, and turn IP on Pressure Cook : HIGH : 3 minutes. Option: add FROZEN fish pieces, or FROZEN chicken tenders (small pieces) (2) Add medium-size chunks of veggies up to the fill line. Broccoli should be frozen because 3 minutes will […]

Long-lasting fresh produce

Storing food in the refrigerator

Food-storage tips I have used this method for YEARS and my veggies will last quite some time before going bad. Before I start, I wanted to share this worthy article: Complete Guide to Storing Food in the Fridge First — to explain why I do what I do: Veggies need a humid environment to stay […]

Boost Your Immune System Cooking Class

A cooking class to Boost Your Immune System Click here to book this class. This is a 3-hour PRIVATE cooking class for 1 or 2 people. Do you want more nutrition for your immune system to be the best it can be? This class is all about immune-boosting foods. And I also want you to […]

Elixir: honey lemon ginger cayenne, an antioxidant and immune booster

  Start your day, and end your day with this warming, immune-boosting drink. My version is quite simple, using 2's of everything. I don't care for too much cayenne, so I only use 2 small pinches. Lemon, Ginger, Cayenne, with honey I’ve been drinking this elixir since mid-February when I was introduced to the “I […]

30-minute telephone calls

Hello, let’s talk. This class is a “virtual” Cooking Class –over the phone or with video. I would be happy to talk with you to answer your questions to help you feel more at ease when cooking at home. Fee is: $30 for 30 minutes, pay here, and then we set a call time. Number […]

Virtual ZOOM cooking classes with Joni Sare

This will begin soon, possibly the week of March 23, 2020. If you know ZOOM and can help me set this up, then please contact me.   Call or write. Thank you.  

How to become a good cook

How to become fluent in the kitchen “Hello, I am a personal trainer for your kitchen. My goal is to elevate your comfort level in the kitchen by replacing effort with skill. Sharing information on cooking methods (rather than recipes) is what I do to help you think like a chef.  My focus is on […]

Choosing a cutting board

Cutting board with drawers

Here’s a quick overview of cutting boards that I like, and don’t like, what works, what doesn’t work…