- After a long and stressful day at work, do you get tired of wondering what to cook for dinner tonight?
- Does preparing multiple dishes at the same time stress you out?
- Do you forget you have something cooking on the stove, get distracted, and then suddenly smell it burning?
- When you hit your “danger zone” of tired and hungry, do you default to grilled cheese sandwiches or pizza delivery for dinner?
- Do you feel guilty because you end up throwing away a ton of food every week?
Trust me, these things happens to all of us. And contrary to how it might feel when you’re in middle of those crappy, crazy stressful moments, you’re not alone. So many of us get tired of figuring out what to cook for dinner tonight, and being all out of ideas really sucks.
How to De-Stress Dinner and Make Cooking A Breeze
It’s a sad reality that many of us have resigned to either accept the difficulty of cooking at the end of the day, or end up making snap decisions about dinner that we’ll later regret. When we’re out of easy ideas for dinner it’s easy to reach for whatever requires no effort. (Are those Trader Joe’s frozen enchiladas really serving you?)
But guess what? There are tried-and-true methods for making dinnertime way easier. I can’t even call them secrets, because they’re so dead-simple you might be surprised at how easy it can be to get cooking dinner under control.
I’m making it my mission to get rid of all this drama around cooking. Here are some of my best resources to help you tame and reclaim your kitchen as a happy place.
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TURN DINNERTIME INTO A DAY AT THE SPA
Well, almost. How can you walk into the kitchen and set a drift on memory bliss? Read this and find out.
WOULD YOU PAY $4 TO NEVER STAND IN A SUPERMARKET CHECKOUT LINE AGAIN?
The grocery store, especially on the weekends and right after work, can be like the 7th plan of Hell. What would YOU give to never have to deal with it again?
3 SIMPLE IDEAS FOR BEATING DINNERTIME INTO SUBMISSION
Sick and tired of cooking dinner? Yeah, I get it. Learn my three fail-proof methods for not letting it ruin the last few hours of your day.
WE ALL SCREW UP. HERE’S HOW TO RECOVER.
We all have epic fails in the kitchen. Overdone, underdone, over salted, totally bland, completely collapsed? Check out this story about majorly awful cupcakes, and learn how to keep your ninja status despite culinary burnination.
STRESSED BY ENTERTAINING? NOT ANYMORE.
Don’t let dinner turn into a full-contact sport. If your anxiety levels peak during a dinner party, here’s how to get everything under control. (Plus, I share a dirty little secret.) It’s a lot more than just what to cook for dinner!