The Guide To Your Basic Food’s Shelf-Life

Do you ever allow your food to waste or spoil without realizing? Perhaps, you are unsure of how long your foods are actually good for? Well, here is a guide to the estimated shelf-life of the basic foods found in your pantry, fridge, and freezer: In The Pantry Canned Goods and Bottled Items: Generally, canned […]

Tips for Cutting These 5 Produce

Try these tricks for quick and easy ways to cut your fruits and veggies and please remember to always use caution when handling knives: Slicing Avocados Items Needed: Avocado Spoon Knife Steps: Use a knife to cut around the avocado’s pit and twist apart the two halves. Hit the pit with the knife to lodge […]

Football Tailgating Party Foods

Football season is finally here and people all over the United States are excited to get together with family and friends to watch their favorite teams battle it out on the field. Everyone knows that good food and football go hand-in-hand, so if you are planning a football tailgating party of your own this season, […]

Back To School Lunch Ideas For Kids

With most schools starting later this month, we thought we would help out the moms who need some ideas for what to pack in their kids’ school lunches. Apples and carrots are in season in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana during August, which means it’s a perfect time to include them in your kids’ lunches. […]

Market Basket Addresses Recent Media Reports

Market Basket in Texas and Louisiana not affiliated with stores in New England The Market Basket name has appeared in recent news reports both locally and national regarding turmoil within the management chain of stores located in New England. However, none of these stories relate to the Texas or Louisiana Market Basket stores. “We have […]

Grocery Store Customer Service: Key Elements

It’s no secret: customer service is a crucial component of any successful business. This is especially true for grocery stores. According to the 2011 Empathica Consumer Insights Panel: Grocery Report, 97% of consumers value good customer service at a grocery store. Below are a few key customer service features every supermarket should have: Customer Assistance Locating […]

The Germiest Places In Your Kitchen

Often the germiest places in kitchens are overlooked, which is pretty scary being that the kitchen is where meals are prepared. If your kitchen isn’t kept clean, your family’s risk of getting sick is dramatically increased. Below are often overlooked places to focus on while cleaning the kitchen: Cutting Boards Left over food scraps are […]

Back to School Savings

Buying school supplies for the new school year can be an expensive venture. This is why it’s important to shop at the right places and plan out what you need before you leave the house. Below are some tips you can use to save money this year when purchasing new school supplies. Check What You […]

July is National Watermelon Month!

July is National Watermelon Month, so we thought we would share some facts and pointers to get you in the spirit! Picking a Good Watermelon Look the watermelon over. You are looking for a firm, symmetrical watermelon that has no bruises, cuts, or dents. Pick it up. The watermelon should be heavy, because it is […]

How to Properly Clean Your Pots and Pans

Properly caring for your pots and pans is important, not only to ensure the quality and taste of your food, but to prolong the life of your cookware. All Pots and Pans (Besides Cast Iron) Hand-wash your cookware using a sponge and hot, soapy water. Beware: some dishwasher detergents can damage your cookware. Check with […]