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Top 11 Economical Kitchen Tools

I have officially been creating recipes on Economical Chef for 7 months now, and cooking for myself much longer than that. I’ve used a lot of different kitchen products during that time and have discovered some great tools. I’ve also, unfortunately, discovered some not so great tools. I thought it would be useful to share the Top 11 Economical Kitchen Tools that I’ve used or are still using – perfect for any new, or even seasoned cook. Some of my favorite resources are here too, but below is the go-to top 11 list.

All of the Top 11 Economical Kitchen Tools can be found on Amazon, so there are no excuses for not snagging them now if you need them. Read More

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Economical Travel Tips: 5 Ways to Save Money While Traveling

Traveling is fun, there is no better way to put it. Nothing beats exploring new cities, parks, beaches and restaurants. The downfall is that traveling can also be very expensive. This month I am taking a trip to the Southwest United States to explore some national parks. I am beyond excited, but naturally also looking to save some dough while still having an awesome trip.

So, since I’ve been thinking a lot about this topic the past couple weeks I thought I would share some Economical Travel Tips that help me save money while traveling. Read More

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Why You Should Home-Brew Coffee

Nothing grinds my gears (coffee beans?) more than listening to someone explain why they stop at Starbucks everyday for coffee. There is no good explanation for it. $3+ for a cup of coffee every day?!

Stop.

That’s $15 a week (assuming you don’t go on the weekends which I know you do), $60 a month, or $720 a year! How much would it cost to home-brew coffee? Less than 5% of that cost… Read More