Cooking 101: How to Chop an Onion

How to Chop an Onion

There are lots of methods out there for chopping up onions. I think this is the easiest way. What you need: Onion, Cutting Board, Knife. First, cut both ends off your onion. Set your onion on end, and cut it in half. Peel off the outer layer, removing the skin. Here’s the great thing about […]

Homemade Tortillas

Homemade Tortillas from The Foodie Army

Homemade tortillas are not only simple to make, they are ridiculously delicious. Every time I make these, I have to ban the family from the kitchen because a plain tortilla will grow legs and leap into someone’s mouth…repeatedly…leaving none for the meal I am making!

Homemade Instant Oatmeal


There is little more comforting than a bowl of warm, oatmeal on a winter morning. Instant oatmeal is very convenient, but I am one of those “make it yourself” people and don’t like to buy pre-made mixes. Thankfully making your own instant oatmeal mix is super easy to do!

Vanilla Sugar | Cooking 101


Vanilla Sugar is as simple as it sounds. Sugar infused with the aroma and flavor of vanilla. You can use it in your coffee, to had a hint of vanilla flavor, or even in place of regular sugar when pressing sugar cookies… Any place you might like the subtle taste of vanilla.

Pantry Organization


I absolutely love using mason jars for storage in my pantry and cabinets. I use my label maker to make labels for the jars, unless their contents are clearly identifiable…like chocolate chips.