How to Make a Salad in a Jar (Step by Step)

Summertime is the perfect time to make salads in a mason jar. With just a little bit of prep at the beginning of the week, you’ll have a stockpile of healthy, portable meals ready to go! Here are the step by step instructions: 1. If you don’t already have mason jars and lids, buy some. […]

Oatmeal 101

Oatmeal is one of the easiest, most filling and versatile breakfasts available. which is why it will always be a staple breakfast food for us. Step 1 – Choose your base Oatmeal doesn’t have to just mean the traditional rolled oats. Steel-cut oats, quinoa, or even buckwheat grouts are all interchangeable and a great way […]

How to Convert a Slow Cooker Recipe

No slow cooker, no worries! Fall is here and that means it’s officially slow cooker season! This is the time of year when everybody seems to dust off their slow cooker and attempt to cook every possible meal in the wonderful appliance. But what if you don’t have one? No problem! It’s easy to convert […]

How to Enter Recipes for the Best Menus and Grocery Lists from Gatheredtable

When you add recipes to your personal recipe library, you’ll want to be sure a few key things are entered so that we can recognize them. This will help us to pair your recipes with great sides, create balanced weeks, recognize ingredients properly on your grocery list, and also find the correct products when submitting groceries for delivery […]

Homemade Ice Cream (with or without an Ice Cream Maker)

As summer settles in across the country, ice cream season is in its peak (indeed, July is National Ice Cream Month!). We curated and tested several homemade ice cream recipes – SO delicious that they passed our Recipe ROI test despite the effort involved. A few tips for making ice cream at home: Ingredients matter. It’s our mantra that ingredients […]

A Beginner’s Guide to How To Buy and Cook Fish

As a kid, I hated fish, but it wasn’t due to the taste or the texture… I didn’t like fish because the only fish we ever had was trout we caught in the river by our house and I didn’t like having to gut it myself. (Right?! That’s not delicious!) I distinctly remember the first […]

Recipe Hacking: How to Substitute Different Types of Fish

One of the recipe testing tasks that I often find challenging is choosing the best fish to recommend for a recipe. Surprisingly it’s not because it’s hard to find the perfect fish, it’s because I’m so often tempted to say “choose whatever fish you like” and go from there. With concerns about over-fishing of popular types of […]

Freeze your berries to make them last

Berries are usually one of the earliest fruits to hit the local farmers market – and we love them! But when berries show up in season, they often show up by the boat-load and are gone a week or two later. The best time to buy them is when they are fresh and ripe, but […]