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Mar
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Works-For-Me Wednesday: Kitchen

WFMW15One of my favorite blogs (“Rocks In My Dryer” is the title…I was hooked immediately) hosts a weekly blog carnival of sorts. This week’s topic is the Kitchen. Here’s my tip:

I’ve gone through my cookbooks and photocopied my often-used recipes and organized them in a binder. I use the slide-in plastic pages to keep them from getting goopy from food and so that I don’t have to deal with punching hold in the papers. The result is that I don’t have to flip through pages and pages of recipes I never use just to find one I need to pork chops, or whatever. It’s nice to have them all in one place. When I want to try something new, my books are still available.

Maybe this isn’t such a novel idea, but it’s a great tool for me. I once started doing this by hand onto those little index cards, but whoa, was that tedious. The copier is great. I suppose if you had to drag your library to Kinko’s or something it might be a pain, but we’ve got one here in the house, and I take full advantage of it!

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5 Responses to “Works-For-Me Wednesday: Kitchen”


  1. March 7, 2007 at 8:55 am

    I do the recipe binder thing, too. They are tabbed by category (dessert, main dish, beverages, etc.) and there is one tab for restaurant take-out menus. 🙂

    BTW – my name is Eva, too. Nice to meet you! 🙂

  2. March 7, 2007 at 12:44 pm

    Hmmm. I’m still in the 3×5 card thing but I’m thinking about adding a binder. It is the recipes that I pull from magazines that I need to organize. Thanks for the tip.

  3. March 7, 2007 at 1:48 pm

    Great idea, I have all mine bookmarked on the laptop… if it ever crashes I’m lost!!! I am inspired now to print them off and put them in a binder. Thanks.
    Have a great Wednesday.
    blessings,
    Annie

  4. March 7, 2007 at 3:08 pm

    I’ve got the empty binder just waiting for me to tackle it, but it’s tough carving out a free moment with a full time job, and a curious 17-month old!

  5. March 7, 2007 at 4:14 pm

    I love binders, I posted a binder tip too! Thanks for sharing! =)


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