Jennifer: Hero in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Jennifer: Adventures in the Kitchen

Being able to cook allows me to experience new cultures through their recipes and ingredients. -Jennifer #KitchenHero Tweet this As an adventurer, Kitchen Hero Jennifer is all about hiking and flying trapezes, but even these activities seem like a breeze compared to putting dinner on the table! Meal planning can be stressful, and the many ingredients and choices in the supermarket don’t help … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 5/05/14 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 5/05/14

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for May 5, 2014 | Favorites Week Monday: Thai Tacos with Mango Salsa Tuesday: Shrimp Vermicelli Bowl with Cucumber, Mint, and Carrots Wednesday: Pesto Pasta with Peas and Strawberry Fennel Salad Thursday: … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 4/28/14 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 4/28/14

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for April 28, 2014 Monday: Mediterranean Chicken Packets with Couscous and Cucumber Yogurt Tuesday: Turkey & Pico de Gallo Tacos with Cumin and Coriander Carrots Wednesday: Eggplant and Zucchini Saute … [Read More...]

Kathryn: Cook Smarts Hero in the Kitchen via @cooksmarts

Kathryn: Enjoying Stress-Free Cooking with Winner Dinners

"Cooking is a necessity in my life, but I also need for it to be low-stress." Have you ever felt as if cooking added more stress to your day than it should? Kathryn felt the same way when she would make multiple trips to the store each week and … [Read More...]

Dad and husband Dunagan cooking with Cook Smarts and Instacart

Cook Smarts and Instacart: A new cooking and shopping routine

I recently discovered a company that’s kinda changing my life, and if you’re looking to outsource your grocery shopping, it might do the same for yours too. I owe this recent discovery to my friend Dunagan. Dunagan was my freshmen RA, so he’s … [Read More...]

Weeknight Meals via @cooksmarts: Spinach, Mushroom, and Feta Frittata #recipe

Spinach, Mushroom, and Feta Frittata

Our quick and easy Spinach, Mushroom, and Feta Frittata battled it out with our succulent Pork Tenderloin with Mashed Sweet Potatoes recently on our Facebook page, when we asked which you would rather eat. The winner? Well, it ended up as a tie, so … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 4/21/14 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 4/21/14

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for April 21, 2014 Monday: Lemon-Garlic Salmon with Roasted Asparagus and Quinoa Tuesday: Tofu Mushroom Scramble with Spinach and Fruit Salad Wednesday: Leftover Salmon Spinach Salad with Quinoa and … [Read More...]

Merrill: Cooksmarts Hero in the Kitchen via @cooksmarts

Merrill: Taking Over the Cooking World, One Meal at a Time

"Now I’ve become a pretty good cook and I’m ecstatic that I get to keep my new skillset for the rest of my life." When Merrill's wife started her new business, Merrill had to take over kitchen duties. From spice confusion to a lack of equipment, … [Read More...]

Side dishes via @cooksmarts: Avocado Fries #recipe

Panko Avocado Fries

Avocados. Fries. Two of the best foods ever...in our opinion at least! Just when we think the two of them can’t get any better, we bring them together for an out-of-this-world experience. If you think we are exaggerating, just imagine this - … [Read More...]

Weeknight Meals via @cooksmarts: Pasta Puttanesca #recipe

Pasta Puttanesca

This week’s Facebook #WouldYouRather post was neck and neck, as Pasta Puttanesca and Turkish Meatballs vied for the free recipe spot. It was a close call, but our vegetarian pasta dish claimed victory in the end. No surprise here! This rustic meal … [Read More...]

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Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 4/14/14

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for April 14, 2014 Monday: Orange-Sesame Beef Stir-Fry with Red Peppers and Kale Tuesday: Rotisserie Chicken Curry with Cauliflower and Green Beans Wednesday: Avgolemono Soup with Tomato, Cucumber, Feta … [Read More...]