Cast iron pans are fantastic but they take a little bit of care and take some getting used to when you start cooking with them. That being said when you find your feet with cast iron you never want a non-stick frying pan again.
Making sure that you have the right ingredients is one thing, having the right amount of ingredients is something entirely different. Most recipes you find out in the world (including the ones I post on this blog) use cups and spoons as the means of measurement.
Most of us learn quickly that if you want to eat on the go it means making extras bring with you. I know that having a packet of nuts for snacking on is a great option but sadly not something I can't do.
I've been trucking around beef jerky and sunflower seeds for what feels like a lifetime.
My slow cooker is one of the key pieces of gear that I rely on and use every week without fail. I think that a slow cooker is a must have item for anyone wanting to make real food a part of their life, here are my reasons why;
No don’t run away, this isn’t one of that ' download a complete meal plan’ things I promise. I have never been able to stick with this stuff, having someone else tell me what I have to buy, prepare and eat for the week seems to do something to me, it must be my inner rebel coming out.