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Weekend preparation eases weeknight stress

By Hawaiian Electric Co.

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 13, 2014

~~<p>Finding time to cook on weeknights can be quite the challenge. After a full day of work, soccer practice and piano lessons, there's little time &mdash; or energy &mdash; to prepare a home-cooked meal.</p>
<p>But just a bit of forethought can go a long way: Plan a weekly menu and use the weekend to ready vegetables, sauces and marinades to reduce the load during the week; incorporate seasonal local produce full of flavor that need little preparation to taste delicious; and double your favorite recipes so there are plenty of leftovers.</p>
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Finding time to cook on weeknights can be quite the challenge. After a full day of work, soccer practice and piano lessons, there's little time — or energy — to prepare a home-cooked meal.

But just a bit of forethought can go a long way: Plan a weekly menu and use the weekend to ready vegetables, sauces and marinades to reduce the load during the week; incorporate seasonal local produce full of flavor that need little preparation to taste delicious; and double your favorite recipes so there are plenty of leftovers. Login for more...



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