Kitchen Gear

A Safer Non-Stick Pan: Ozeri Stainless Steel Earth Pan

by Chrystal Johnson September 26, 2013

After reading about how dangerous Teflon coated, non-stick PFOA (PerFluoroOctanoic Acid) pans are several years ago, we began phasing them out of our kitchen. I love my cast iron pans. I really do. Some days, though, I do miss the simplicity of the old-fashioned non-stick pan. You barely need any oil and they wash right […]

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20 Kitchen Gadgets for Under $20

by Chrystal Johnson September 15, 2013

If you know me, you know I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. There is nothing better than a good kitchen gadget that will cut down on prep time and ensure a better finished product. If you enjoy cooking, or know someone who does, check out this list of kitchen tools to make […]

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My Favorite Good Cook Touch Items

by Chrystal Johnson May 15, 2013

As a Good Cook blogger, I’ve had the opportunity to try out a bunch of their Touch products this month. Since I cook every day, good kitchen tools are a must, and I can say that I haven’t been let down by the Good Cook Touch products! I find myself using a new Good Cook […]

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You’ve Found My Good Cook Treasure Hunt Icon {Plus a Bonus Giveaway}

by Chrystal Johnson April 16, 2013

It’s here! The Good Cook Treasure Hunt has started, and you’ve found my icon! Go to to enter the code after reading the rest of this post and entering the bonus giveaway. What is the Good Cook Touch Treasure Hunt? During the Good Cook Touch Treasure Hunt, you will search to find random […]

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Good Cook Nonstick Cutlery Review & Giveaway

by Chrystal Johnson April 9, 2013

When you prepare all of your meals from scratch, a good set of kitchen knives is essential. I have a set that I love, but I had never heard of Nonstick Knives, so I was excited to receive a set of non-stick cutlery from Good Cook. I love all of the bright colors in this […]

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Let’s Count Down to the Good Cook Touch Treasure Hunt with a Giveaway!

by Chrystal Johnson April 4, 2013

I’m excited to share that I am participating in The Good Cook Treasure Hunt, which starts on April 16, 2013! What is the Good Cook Touch Treasure Hunt? During the Good Cook Touch Treasure Hunt, participants will search to find random Touch icons that have been posted on select products. You will also search […]

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Kinetic Go Green Glasslock Food Storage

by Chrystal Johnson October 22, 2012

One of the final plastic holdouts in my house is the Tupperware. While I know it’s BPA-free, I still cringe every time I put our leftovers in the fridge. Plastic is still a petroleum-based product, and we try to avoid it when we can. I decided that I was ready to take the plunge and […]

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Win Any 8 Lifefactory Glass Bottles! {#Giveaway}

by Chrystal Johnson July 28, 2012

Welcome to the Lifefactory BPA-Free Glass Bottle Giveaway Event, hosted by Mom Powered Media. Lifefactory BPA-free glass containers are an eco-friendly alternative to plastic and stainless steel bottles that were created to provide consumers with a safe and well designed essential item that everyone can use every day to become more green. Lifefactory makes […]

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Have an Eco-Friendly Summer with Glass Dharma Reusable Straws {#SavorySummer Sponsor}

by Chrystal Johnson May 15, 2012

Last summer I read about glass straws somewhere and I thought that was such an interesting idea. Since we now only drink out of glass water bottles to reduce our exposure to toxic chemicals, I have been thinking about making the switch to glass straws – as one more step to minimizing the use of […]

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Go Green this Summer with generationME Reusable Napkins & Paper Towels

by Chrystal Johnson May 14, 2012

One area we struggle to reduce waste in our house is with disposable napkins and paper towels. With Summer upon our heels – and barbeque season with it – I have decided it’s time to cut back on the use of disposables. I don’t think we’ll ditch the disposables overnight, but I want to take […]

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