If you're just joining us, this year-long series about Becoming the Housewife MacGyver is all about gaining self-reliance, bit by bit, by learning to better use and manage our resources. That may sound like a stretch to learn from the man with the mullet, but MacGyver does it his way and we'll do it ours. :) You can read all about Housewife MacGyver and catch up on the last 5 months (can you believe it?) of posts here.
So, self-reliance in the kitchen is feeling more confident and knowing our options in the kitchen -- how to use what we have available to the best ends possible for ourselves and our families. Coming to share some assorted self-reliance topics with us this month are...
Okay, now that you're back and completely amazed with the awesome guests who will be joining us in the next few weeks, let's get personal: what are YOU going to do this month to become a little more MacGyver in the kitchen?
spice up the dinner (or lunch or breakfast) menu and try a food you've never tried before.
from scratch that you normally buy in a jar.
PLAN a menu... and maybe even stick to the plan. :)
preserve food -- jerky, jelly, good ol' freezer meals
grow a garden... or keep it even simpler and grow an herb garden.
Personally, my goal this month is to learn to cook squash
How are you earning your MacGyver mullet (in name only... please don't go to the salon and request The MacGyver) this month? Baby steps...