Plan, prep and cook in less time than it takes to dine out, order in or drive thru. Let’s get cooking!

About Chef Jackie

Chef JackieI’ve lived and breathed the food world for over 20 years from professional chef in gourmet restaurants all the way back to my first job at Little Caesars Pizza! Through these adventures, I’ve had the joy of preparing gourmet meals, catering, making wedding cakes, teaching classes and writing cook books. But when it comes down to it, the greatest joy is feeding my family a great tasting and nutritious meal. After becoming a mom, I know what a struggle it is to make that happen. Along my culinary journey, I’ve found techniques to make it more doable in the chaos of everyday life and that is what I’m here to share. I used my skills as a chef, wife and mother to develop the Prep Like a Chef System for the home cook. The system teaches people how to plan, prep and cook in less time than it take to dine out, order in or drive thru. So let’s get cooking!

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Recent Blog Posts

December 28, 2015 |

Slow Cooking For Busy Days

I find August to be one of the busiest and most expensive months of the year. Even worse then Christmas-time. At...

December 15, 2015 |

Having A Ball

Canning jars or “Ball” jars are one of my favorite items in my kitchen. I use them for just about...

December 7, 2015 |

Reheating With Steam

One simple thing you can do to make leftovers or planned overs taste better is to reheat them in a steam basket...

December 1, 2015 |

A Berry Good Idea

The information below was sent to me from Sandy a cooking student of mine. She got it from Annette Bergman and...

January 28, 2015 |

Egg Muffins Are A Great Way To Start The Day!

Many quick and convenient breakfast items are packed with sugar both natural and added sugar. Dry cereals, cereal...

January 15, 2015 |

Pitcher Perfect Flavored Water

Spring and summer are my favorite times of year to make flavored water. They look so pretty in a glass or pitcher...

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