Heather McClees's Recent Articles
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The Best Bargain I Found at Costco This Month
I’m a bit of a fanatic when it comes to herbs and spices. (I just love how much they can transform what would otherwise be a pretty boring dish.) I’m also on a budget, though, which means I have to save where I can. Enter: Costco, the warehouse store I’ve written about again and again.
May 1, 2019
I Got Costco Groceries Delivered with Instacart — Here’s What It Cost and How It Went
I’ve always been against shopping online for groceries; not because I don’t think it can be valuable, but because I just really love grocery shopping and selecting products in-store versus online. I’m also, admittedly, a bit of a control freak when it comes to my produce and super picky about expiration dates. Nothing gets under my skin more than the thought of getting something delivered that’s wilting or near expiration!
May 1, 2019
This Overlooked Instant Pot Deserves a Second Look
I am one of the very few people in the world who wasn’t a huge fan of the Instant Pot at first. I actually sold mine and wrote a post all about it. I received a lot of backlash in the post’s comments and even got some hate mail sent directly to me. I did expect it, though. I know that most people love their Instant Pots — I just didn’t. (I explain why I didn’t like it in that other post.
Apr 30, 2019
The 3 Untraditional Kitchen Tools I Couldn’t Live Without
I have a major weakness for kitchen tools. While I don’t buy every single cool contraption I see, I do love browsing the aisles in a kitchen store. And when I can find a unique kitchen tool, gadget, or high-quality appliance that will help me eat better and enjoy being in the kitchen more, then I’m going to buy it. As I type that, three things come to mind. They have seriously changed my life in the last few months — and they’re all mini versions of themselves.
Apr 30, 2019
5 Nutritionist-Approved Breakfast Foods to Buy at Costco
If you’ve been reading my stories on Kitchn, you are probably well aware that I have mad love for all things Costco. I’ve figured out where to look for the healthy, organic finds. And don’t even get me started on their home and kitchen bargains! Recently, as I was strolling through the store, I spotted several fabulous new finds in the frozen and refrigerated sections that make perfect breakfast options.
Apr 30, 2019
I Tried 5 Different Kinds of Coffee from Costco and Found a Clear Winner
I tried five different coffees from Costco and this one was (surprisingly) my favorite.
Dec 19, 2018
3 No-Fail Ways of Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck with Your Produce
One of the best lessons I’ve learned when it comes to saving money on groceries is to simply just waste less food. If you actually eat something, then it’s money well spent! So it kills me to throw away fresh fruits and veggies just because something has gone bad before I’ve gotten to it. Over the years, I’ve picked up three little secrets that help me with this. Here’s how I get the most bang for my buck in the produce section at any grocery store.
Jun 27, 2018