newbie tips

May 7, 2017

Make Cooking Goals

The Cursing Gourmet Tip of the Day: Make some cooking goals and TRACK your progress. I’ve found this strategy particularly helpful as a cooking Hater. If […]
April 17, 2017

Give a Food Gift

The Cursing Gourmet Tip of the Day:   Give Food as a Gift… Especially to me 😂   5 reasons why food makes the best gift: […]
April 6, 2017

For Your Wallet’s Sake…

The Cursing Gourmet Tip of the Day: If not for any other reason, learn to cook and menu plan for your wallet’s sake. So you hate […]
March 17, 2017

Melt a Piece of American Cheese on Your Eggs

The Cursing Gourmet Tip of the Day: Melt a piece of American cheese on top of your scrambled eggs. My girl Sarah did this way back […]
March 12, 2017

F Side Dishes – Go All-Inclusive

The Cursing Gourmet Tip of the Day: F side dishes – Go All-Inclusive. If you’re a Hater or a cooking newbie, cooking is enough of a […]
March 12, 2017

Thanksgiving-Any-Day Casserole

“Sue!” Frank whisper-hissed at me, nudging me with his elbow. “We didn’t say grace yet,” my one-year-younger cousin quietly reminded me out of the corner of […]
March 10, 2017

Download Your Grocery Store’s App

The Cursing Gourmet Tip of the Day: Download your grocery store’s app. I primarily shop at one grocery store chain and Costco. Kings has better selection […]
March 6, 2017

Take a Gourmet Soup and Make It Your Own

The Cursing Gourmet Tip of the Day: Take a box (or can) of gourmet soup and make it your own. Don’t get me wrong – I […]
March 4, 2017

Clean As You Go

The Cursing Gourmet Tip of the Day: Clean as you go. Omgosh I’m TERRIBLE at cleaning as I go! I’ll do great 3 days in a […]
February 24, 2017

Ask For Help! (Duh.)

The Cursing Gourmet Tip of the Day: Ask for help! Chances are there are at least a few people in your life who are great cooks. […]
February 24, 2017

Leverage the Information Age to Your Advantage

The Cursing Gourmet Tip of the Day: Leverage the Information Age to your advantage (whether you’re a Hater or not!) Back in the day, it could […]
February 24, 2017

Get in the Mood 😘

The Cursing Gourmet Tip of the Day: Mood enhancers. If you Haters are like me, cooking is no sunny walk in the park: It’s more like […]