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Be a Man. Learn to Cook. The Road to Good Cooking

Be a Man. Learn to Cook. Me…I like immediate results. I want to go from novice to expert in 5 minutes. However if there is one thing I have learned is that rarely happens. Whether it is golf, fishing, car repair, or the computer, it takes time and practice to “master” a skill. Cooking is […]

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Crock Pot Stew with Meatballs

We live in a cold northern state. Nothing says Winter like a hot bowl of beef stew. Our crock pot stew with meatballs recipe is a family favorite. Best of all, this recipe so simple to make. Freeze the leftovers for the next snowy, 5 below zero day.  Keys to Success Use Higher Fat Ground […]

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Types of Kitchen Knives Guide – Names and Uses

Let’s face it. There are many different types of kitchen knives. Most household kitchens do not have a full set of knives. And you know what? Even if they did have a full set, most cooks only use a few choice knives on a daily basis. True Story: When I first started in the kitchen […]

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Cheap Gifts for Guys in the Kitchen

Men spend most of their lives avoiding the kitchen. Not surprisingly, their kitchens tend to be poorly stocked when it comes to cooking tools and utensils. Generally, Men shop for kitchen items at the wrong places. They shop at discount stores like Walmart and Meijers. They collect the cheapest stuff they can find to stock […]

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Cheap Easy Meals: Shopping at Bulk Stores

Many of us live on a budget. Coming up with cheap easy meals is often a chore. We grow weary of constantly cooking dinner for our families. Our families rarely realize the struggle we go through at the grocery store and food markets. We begin to make poor dinner choices. I face it, you face […]

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High Fibre Foods – Canned Beans are Winners

If you are seeking high fibre foods, then consider canned beans. In Nature, beans of all types are high in fibre. Most varieties of beans will supply 25% to 50% of your daily fibre requirements in every serving. Unfortunately, fresh beans take an hour or two to prepare. Using canned beans makes it easy to increase […]

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Spice Rack Ideas – List of Spices You Need

The best spice rack ideas for a beginner is to keep it simple. Eventually, you will expand your list of spices. More experienced cooks should use this guideline to organize their list of spices. The goal is simple: Create a Great Spice List. Your food will taste better. Spice Rack Ideas: Where Do I Start? […]

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Danger – Man in the Kitchen | Cooking for Guys Humor

You know you are a Man in the Kitchen …when anything with an edge on it is called a knife …when 1 frying pan and 1 pot is called a complete cooking set Let’s face it guys, our toolbox in the garage is better stocked than your kitchen. Get the wallet out and buy some nice […]

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Cooking for Men – Learning to Cook

Cooking for Men is like a foreign language. As boys, we never learned how to cook. We were not concerned about easy healthy meals. We usually learn to cook single items but usually nothing fancier than some breaded chicken. For the most part, mothers, girlfriends and wives do the whole healthy cooking thing. And for the guys who remained single or […]

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List of Essential Kitchen Utensils – The Kitchen Toolkit

A Fresh Start Start with throwing away everything you own with a few exceptions. Throw it away, give it away, put it on Craig’s List. Our experience shows that most people buy the cheapest utensils they can find and use them forever. Time for a Kitchen Utensil makeover. Makeover Budget: $600.00 Visit the ManCave Kitchen Shop […]

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