There is more than one way to cut up a chicken. Check out this second method if you prefer to have smaller sized chicken pieces.
Monthly Archives: January 2011
Preparing our food has been made so easy for us today. We can pop on down to the store where everything is pre-packaged, pre-cut and pre-prepared for us. Our grocery stores have made everything so convenient and easy for us, but at what cost?
Our Ready or Not #199: Cutting Up A Chicken discusses this issue and explains how you can make five meals for a family of four (with young children). Links to recipes are included.
Many people purchase chicken pieces already cut up even though it is more expensive than purchasing a whole chicken. They probably don’t get a whole chicken because they don’t know how to skin and cut it up.
I have created several videos that will take you step-by-step through skinning and cutting up a chicken. Here is the first video that demonstrates the method of cutting up a chicken using a knife.
The following comments are not the opinions of any newspaper or magazine writer. They also may not be the opinion of your creative financial adviser or your hairdresser. They are my opinions: Get your debts paid off!
Ready or Not #80: Mortgages and Leasing discusses the disadvantages of some of the common practices of today — which we hope that you are not following! If you are, then all the more reason to read our article!
At the beginning of every new year, there is a great and noisome hullabaloo about getting organized. While getting organized might be painful, it is a very satisfying feeling once you have arrived.
Ready or Not #198: Organize It gives you plenty of ideas to help you get that I’m-organized-high. Read it and then do it!
Like you, I make resolutions. I don’t keep some of them. (That would be the “lose weight” goal.) This year, change the type of resolutions and goals that you make. Instead of making unrealistic goals about rather inconsequential matters, make ones that will help you be prepared in any situation.
Ready or Not #197: New Year to Get Prepared can spark ideas for those worthwhile goals. Instead of trying to starve yourself silly on the latest fad diet, take steps to become prepared. And take them now!
“What is a family plan?” a friend asked me last week. She is new at this preparedness “thing” and wasn’t quite sure what a “family plan” should include and how to go about it.
If you aren’t sure either, then read Ready or Not #76: Family Plan and gets some great ideas for creating your family plan. This will give you great peace of mind knowing that you are prepared in case of an emergency.
This is the beginning of a new year and many people set goals. A popular one is to lose weight. Ready or Not #160: Exercising and Getting Healthy provides you some motivation to get moving — and a spreadsheet to help you track your progress and success.
(Do you find it conflicting that we have recently given you recipes for things like oatmeal and sugar cookies, waffles, sausages, and oyster stew and now we’re telling you to lose weight and get healthy? I hope not!)