Day: June 16, 2021

3 easy meal prep recipes for healthy summer cooking

Not to brag, but I was really good at meal prepping when my kids were little. Every week, I had a plan for what we were going to eat. I made a list and bought all the groceries I needed, I remembered to defrost the chicken breasts the day before I was going to cook them, and I would rip up and wash a whole head of lettuce so it would be easy to make salads all week.

Somewhere along the way, I let this good habit slide. Now most days, I don’t have a plan. I forage in the freezer for something that can defrost in time for dinner, and order the other ingredients I need from Instacart, adding random stuff like seltzer to my order to meet the minimum amount for delivery.

I needed to reignite my meal prep habit. “The Ultimate Meal Prep Cookbook from America’s

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The 11 Best Lobster Recipes to Make in 2021

Lobster, or if you’re from New England — Lobstah, is among the most coveted seafood around. Because of this, we have to pay the market price for these overgrown crawfish, which means the cost goes up and down based on supply and demand. The most recent numbers had lobster at almost $10 per pound, and when you think about all the inedible shell, it comes out to a lot more. That’s why canned, pre-cooked lobster is always more expensive than the whole lobster itself.

But let’s forget about the price. Sometimes we have to indulge. Some of the most popular lobster recipes are the ever-popular New England lobster roll or simply ripping the cooked meat straight from the tail and drenching it with butter. Although lobster is excellent on its own, its dense flesh and unmistakable flavor lend themselves to a wide array of dishes. So we reached out to

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