Marla is a Human Resources manager. She is also the Food and Dining Writer for Bigislandnow.com and edits cookbooks for Island Heritage Publishing.
Mastering these core kitchen skills will have you eating better, saving time, and sticking to your budget. They're easy to learn, too!
Next time you find yourself short on butter, oil, or other pantry-staples mid-recipe, one of these tasty swaps just might save the day.
Stale bread might seem like it's destined for the trash, but here's how to turn it into delicious treasure instead.
If you weren't already hungry, these delicious and trendy power bowls will make your stomach all kinds of growly.
Plain tater tots are practically pure potato-fection. But just wait until you taste these delicious dressed up tots!
Fresh, local produce is available to you via CSA share. Are these worth the money for your household?
Skip the transition from winter to spring by fast-forwarding to warm summer days via a can of sweet and delicious peaches.
Buyer's remorse usually follows close behind the purchases you make — especially big ones. But for these buys, know that you've done the right thing.
Just like a fine wine, some leftover foods get better with age. Nosh on these easy meals the next day for optimal deliciousness.
You know bringing your own lunch can save you tons — but bleh. Make your midday meal a real reward and you'll win twice.
Egg rolls are the new burritos. And no matter what's inside, it's delicious.
Winter is a tough time to set and achieve your goals. Here's how to revive them this spring — or anytime.
Money isn't everything — especially if you have a job that rewards you in ways dollars can't touch.
Whether you're trimming your grocery budget or your grocery budget is trimming you, these cheap eats will see you through lean times.
Give your grocery list a modest makeover and you can save BIG.
It's winter-time and that means fresh squash — and plenty of it. When life gives you squash, make pancakes — and lots more besides!
An abundance of leftover canned cranberry just may be your ticket to a new, delicious dish. Stock up and enjoy cranberry year 'round!
No plans this weekend? Try these fun and cheap weekend projects.
Expand your skills and education without stepping foot in a classroom. These seven certifications will help you score the big bucks!
These frightfully delicious Halloween treats cost little to nothing and are so good. Make your house the best halloween haunt on the block.