Episode 2: Help for the Hurried Cook

Episode 2: Help for the Hurried Cook

by Kelly Minter and Regina Pinto | A Place at the Table Podcast

Episode #2

In a society that is always on the go, in this episode Kelly and Regina cover how to prepare and plan for each week of cooking at home despite the busyness of life.

From grains to meats to everything in between, Kelly and Regina share some of the key ingredients and meals that are best for keeping meals healthy and for making the most of your time. Along with that, they share some of their best tips and principles to meal prepping, how to use your leftovers in new ways, and what the key elements to a healthy meal really are.

 

The key highlights of this episode:

  • Planning out your meals for the week will allow you to save time, eat healthy options, and spend your meals around the table.
  • Keeping certain staple ingredients in your kitchen at all times provides you with the ability to cook certain meals and foods even when you are crunched for time.
  • Time is so limited, and that’s why you must choose how you are going to use each hour of your day.
  • Applying planning principles and making cooking a priority gives you the chance to use the gifts He has given us for His glory and to serve others.

 

Quotes from Kelly + Regina:

“Any time I say yes to something, I’m saying no to something else.” – Kelly

“Community starts at home.” – Regina

“God gave us this food to cultivate and to be able to create with and to be able to govern and use for our nourishment and for the service of other people.” – Kelly

 

 

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Episode 1: Community Begins at Home

Episode 1: Community Happens At Home

by Kelly Minter and Regina Pinto | A Place At The Table Podcast

Episode #1

In this introductory episode, Kelly and Regina talk about Brazilian traditions, all things beans and rice, and how to make cooking a priority in our fast-paced society.

Brazilian born and raised, Regina shares about where her love of cooking and community came from and how her upbringing in the kitchen showed her the importance of teaching the younger generation how to cook. Kelly also shares about God’s design and intention for food and its use and our role in bringing about a comfort and safety to our friends and family around the table.

 

The key highlights of this episode:

  • Cooking and sharing food around the table holds the power to bring a family together, to generate safe community, and to encourage gratitude for the gift of food.
  • God has a design for us to use his creation of food and longs for us to be thoughtful with it. (Genesis 1)
  • Regardless of your income or status in life, even the simplest meals made with love and care can make a difference in the lives of those around us.

 

Quotes from Kelly + Regina:

“You have to realize that all of the gifts come from God, and the gifts are not ours alone.” – Regina

“This is not just something that we need for physical nourishment. We need this for spiritual nourishment and for the nourishment of community.” – Kelly

“Community starts at home.” – Regina

“Our best gatherings happen around the table.” – Kelly

 

 

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