119 episodes

We’re here to inspire you with cooking ideas and to help you get delicious food on your table in a short format that fits into your busy life. In each episode, your host, Christine Pittman of COOKtheSTORY, gives you some exciting food for thought during her chat with a fascinating person from the cooking world. She then wraps up the episode with a 5-day meal plan full of tasty ideas so that you can spend less time planning and more time cooking (and eating!). Learn more about our guests and get our weekly meal plans at COOKtheSTORY.com/MealPlans

Note: Sometimes we link to products with affiliate links, meaning that we earn a small commission on items purchased after following that link. Amazon Disclosure Statement: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. However, opinions are always honest.
If you're new to the show, check out our 1 year anniversary episode (#52) where we talk about how the show works and what we've learned after one year of talking with amazing guests about their struggles and victories in home time management.

Note: Sometimes we link to products in the show notes and sometimes these links are affiliate links, meaning that we earn a small commission on items purchased after following that link. Amazon Disclosure Statement: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Our opinions are always honest though and not affected by where we link to.

Have a great day! -Christine xo

Jump to Recipe Christine Pittman

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

We’re here to inspire you with cooking ideas and to help you get delicious food on your table in a short format that fits into your busy life. In each episode, your host, Christine Pittman of COOKtheSTORY, gives you some exciting food for thought during her chat with a fascinating person from the cooking world. She then wraps up the episode with a 5-day meal plan full of tasty ideas so that you can spend less time planning and more time cooking (and eating!). Learn more about our guests and get our weekly meal plans at COOKtheSTORY.com/MealPlans

Note: Sometimes we link to products with affiliate links, meaning that we earn a small commission on items purchased after following that link. Amazon Disclosure Statement: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. However, opinions are always honest.
If you're new to the show, check out our 1 year anniversary episode (#52) where we talk about how the show works and what we've learned after one year of talking with amazing guests about their struggles and victories in home time management.

Note: Sometimes we link to products in the show notes and sometimes these links are affiliate links, meaning that we earn a small commission on items purchased after following that link. Amazon Disclosure Statement: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Our opinions are always honest though and not affected by where we link to.

Have a great day! -Christine xo

    A Change for 2023

    A Change for 2023

    Jump to Recipe is saying farewell, but this is not the end of Christine's delicious culinary interviews. Listen to find out more. 

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    E117 - Last-Minute Christmas Ideas with Renee Rhinehart

    E117 - Last-Minute Christmas Ideas with Renee Rhinehart

    This week I talk with hostess extraordinaire Renee Rhinehart from Party Host Helpers, a company connecting party hosts with event staff. We chat about simple ideas to make your Christmas extra-special and your holiday parties more sparkly.

    • 19 min
    E116 - Holiday Back-Pocket-Cooking With Katie Workman

    E116 - Holiday Back-Pocket-Cooking With Katie Workman

    This week I talk with food-writer Katie Workman from TheMom100.com about her go-to's for fuss-free entertaining during the holiday season, and all year long. We talk about great ideas for grazing boards and how the simple things are often the best. Be sure to check out Katie's amazing cookbook that is full of recipes that every parent needs to have in their back pocket: The Mom 100 Cookbook.

    • 28 min
    E115 - Special Occasion Dinners With Faith Kramer

    E115 - Special Occasion Dinners With Faith Kramer

    This week I talk with cookbook author Faith Kramer about her beautiful cookbook, "52 Shabbats: Friday Night Dinners Inspired by a Global Jewish Kitchen". Packed with so much interesting information about the global nature of Jewish cooking, this cookbook not only offers lots of inspiration for sabbath dinners, but also makes for a great read. We talk about Faith's book, about delicious Shabbat recipes that would also be wonderful for Hannukah next week, or for any holiday celebration, and also about putting together special occasion dinners that are as delicious as they are easy on the cook.

    • 28 min
    E114 - Beefing It Up with Cookbook Author Jessica Formicola

    E114 - Beefing It Up with Cookbook Author Jessica Formicola

    This week I talk with food blogger and cookbook author Jessica Formicola about her cookbook Beef It Up, which not only puts a new spin on comfort classics but also helps demystify the many different cuts of beef and how to cook them. She gives us some great ideas for cooking beef, from the spectacular to the everyday. We also talk about the underutilized technique of browning and how it can be used on everything from meat, to spices, to vegetables to add flavor.

    • 30 min
    E113 - Winter Food and Garden Talk With Cookbook Author Nicole Putzel

    E113 - Winter Food and Garden Talk With Cookbook Author Nicole Putzel

    This week I chat with Nicole Putzel about her beautiful cookbook, The Seasonal Plate, and about the great gardening tips you can find on her blog, Putzel Kitchen. Nicole talks about how her cookbook came about and also shares some clever winter hostess gift ideas.

    The meal plan for this week is helping you get more efficient in meal-planning with vegetable forward Side Dish Solutions. Butternut Squash Casserole served with Air Fryer Pork Tenderloin is both cozy and quick and Sheet Pan Roasted Chicken Quarters with Root Vegetables is a perfect one-pan dinner. Head over to COOKtheSTORY.com/MealPlans to get the meal plan with links to recipes, and the grocery list worksheet that goes with it. This one is Meal Plan #113.

    • 25 min

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Fun and Informative

Full of great tips to help busy people get through their week!!

Hollyamber ,

I am loving this podcast.

Is anyone else obsessed with Christine's voice? It's so soothing. Especially after her convo with the guest when she's just talking to the listener! So much good info here. The meal plans, the time management tips: I am here for it all.

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I can’t get anything done without a system.

TMI With Christine is full of tips and tricks that help save time and money.
I never knew about Parkinson’s law, until I listened to this podcast and it’s transformed the way I manage my time.

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