How to Save Time in the Kitchen: Our Best Time-Saving Ingredients & Cooking Tips (Page 2)

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Tip 1. Plan Ahead

Gone are the days when I decided what was for dinner at 4 p.m. Now, I plan ahead. On Sunday, I take an inventory of what I have in the fridge and plan my meals for Monday through Friday. Then I make a list and go to the store. This eliminates the “What’s for Dinner” conundrum and also can save a bit of cash if I plan my meals around ingredients that I already have on hand.

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