The Best Guide For How Long To Cook Pork

The Best Guide For How Long To Cook Pork

From smoky barbecue ribs to that fall-off-the-bone slow-cooked shoulder, pork is a beloved white meat staple of good home cooking.  But here's the rub: cooking pork so it's tender and juicy (rather than resembling something like an old leather boot) is an art...

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How To Cook Tofu: 4 Ways

How To Cook Tofu: 4 Ways

Whenever I mention tofu to friends or family, I'm usually met with mixed reactions. Some adore its versatility, while others can't get past its initial blandness. But over the years, I've come to realize that tofu is like a blank canvas, eagerly waiting for a...

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Quick and Easy One & Done Crock Pot Dinners

Quick and Easy One & Done Crock Pot Dinners

If you're familiar with our Buddha Bowl recipes, you know how quick, cheap, easy and healthy they can be! They make for great lunches and you can even incorporate leftovers in new and innovative ways, allowing you to save time and money. But let's face it, sometimes...

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5 Kitchen Tips To Save Money & Reduce Food Waste

5 Kitchen Tips To Save Money & Reduce Food Waste

Prices are sky-high these days and it seems our money just doesn't go as far as it once did. It's no wonder so many of us are looking for ways to cut costs. One would think a person couldn't be consistently shocked at the register total EVERY time they visit the...

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How to Store Fruit and Make It Last Longer

How to Store Fruit and Make It Last Longer

Improper storage leads to massive amounts of food waste. So many people are unsure of how to store produce, which often time ends in premature ripening and eventually rotting fruit. Clean fridge, clean mind. If you can see what it is your fridge, you can shop better,...

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How to Store Vegetables and Make Them Last Longer

How to Store Vegetables and Make Them Last Longer

Improper storage leads to massive amounts of food waste. So many people are unsure of how to store produce, which often time ends in premature ripening and eventually rotting vegetables. The first step to properly storing your vegetables is optimizing your fridge....

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Roast the most flavorful spiced pumpkin seeds ever with these three "flavor blast" store-bought global spice blends from Ethiopia, Japan, and the Middle East. This makes the perfect crunchy topping for your Buddha Bowls! Want 3 fresh new ways to make roasted pumpkin...

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How To Cook Ancient Grains

How To Cook Ancient Grains

Learn how to cook ancient grains such as quinoa, freekeh, barley, and bulgur wheat with this all-in-one stovetop cooking guide! Wait, what are ancient grains, exactly? You don't need to think of ancient grains as anything beyond a marketing term. They do, however,...

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Japanese Mushroom Recipes

Japanese Mushroom Recipes

Shiitake, Maitake, Brown Beech, and more: mushrooms are an important part of Japanese cuisine. There so  many ways to enjoy these delicious mushrooms! Read on for some awesome Japanese Mushroom recipes and how to identify the different kinds in the supermarket....

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How to cook rice in the microwave, perfect every time

How to cook rice in the microwave, perfect every time

Cooking rice in the microwave is cheaper and more convenient than having a rice cooker. We'll show you how to cook rice in the microwave, with perfect results, every time. Ingredients for cooking rice in the microwave Raw rice (jasmine, basmati, regular long grain,...

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How to Cook Brown Rice in the Microwave

How to Cook Brown Rice in the Microwave

You'll learn how to cook brown rice in the microwave and cut your cooking time from 50 minutes (stovetop) to 30 minutes in the microwave. The technique to microwave brown rice is different than cooking white rice in the microwave, as you have to take in consideration...

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How to Cook Spaghetti Squash in Microwave

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash in Microwave

Wave goodbye to the age-old saga of wrestling with your spaghetti squash and roasting it in the oven for what seems like an eternity. Welcome to the best method: cooking a whole spaghetti squash in the friendly confines of your microwave. In just 10-15 minutes (yes,...

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How to Smoke Olives with a Smoking Gun

How to Smoke Olives with a Smoking Gun

Last month, I took a trip to Napa, California, to learn all about the birthplace of those funny little olives I used to put on my fingers, and the surprising invention from a poor, widowed mother! Post sponsored by California Olive Committee. -Jaden Smoked Olives With...

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How to Make Mongolian BBQ at Home

How to Make Mongolian BBQ at Home

DIY Mongolian barbecue is one of the most fun, interactive meals you can have at home! Each person can choose their ingredients and perform a 5 minute stir-fry at the table for their custom dish. We created this recipe for San-J, using their ready-to use...

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How to Make Crispy Quinoa Without Oil

How to Make Crispy Quinoa Without Oil

If you have leftover quinoa, this is simple way to change its flavor and texture. You'll learn how to make crispy quinoa without any oil and a tip to ensure your quinoa gets extra crispy. How to make Crispy Quinoa We're making crispy quinoa to accompany Citrus...

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How to Make Crunchy Roasted Peanuts in the Microwave

How to Make Crunchy Roasted Peanuts in the Microwave

Make your own crunchy roasted peanuts, with your favorite seasoning, in less than 10 minutes! We love these peanuts as a snack (perfect with a cold beer), to sprinkle on top of Chinese congee, or to even toss in a salad. Make them spicy (add dried chili flakes), sweet...

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Instant Pot Ramen Noodle Soup

Instant Pot Ramen Noodle Soup

Authentic Japanese ramen recipe using the Pressure Cooker! Instant Pot Ramen Noodle Soup is pascked with flavors and textures. Below are recipes for Ramen with pork hock vs. Ramen with spareribs.  Why This Instant Pot Ramen Is So Good A quick version of the...

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Chinese Steamed Buns

Chinese Steamed Buns

These Chinese Steamed Buns are pockets of steamy goodness, just waiting for you to fill them with tender meats, pickled vegetables, fresh herbs, and ooey-gooey sauces.  Why This Chinese Steamed Bun Recipe Is So Good Simple dough that can be...

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I'm Jaden Rae, a TV chef, cookbook author, recipe developer, and the creative force behind Steamy Kitchen, a 19-year food blog focused on Asian cuisine and mindful living. Steamy Kitchen has been featured on The List, the Today Show, Oprah.com, Martha Stewart Living Radio & more.

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