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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Leftover Turkey in Pumpkin Chili

Leftover Turkey in Pumpkin Chili

You can only eat so much Thanksgiving flavored foods after the holiday has ended, right? Let's mix it up with this Leftover Turkey Pumpkin Chili! We still have tons of fall and warming flavors and spices, but this is a nice change of pace from the...

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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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Quinoa in the Microwave

Quinoa in the Microwave

Save time and learn how to make quinoa in the microwave in just minutes!  Quinoa is so nutritious and high in fiber, it is super healthy and can be added into just about any dish. Quinoa does not have to be eaten on its own, in fact, I prefer it mixed in with...

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How to cook bok choy in the microwave (3 minute recipe)

How to cook bok choy in the microwave (3 minute recipe)

Learn how to cook bok choy or baby bok choy vegetable in the microwave - this recipe only takes 3-5 minutes. No pan or wok needed. Why cook bok choy in the microwave: No pan or wok needed Takes 3-5 minutes Use less cooking oil Bok choy retains bright green color and...

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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...

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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

Did you know that you can cook spaghetti squash in the microwave? There's no need to cut the squash, just pierce it a few times (to let steam escape), and microwave the squash whole for 10-15 minutes. Let rest, undisturbed, for another 10 minutes. It should then be...

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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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Exfoliate your chicken before cooking it!

Exfoliate your chicken before cooking it!

Why you should ALWAYS exfoliate your chicken before cooking!  It gets rid of: bone fragments loose outer membrane that you don't want to eat (yuck) small feathers dried blood Watch short video on how I exfoliate my chicken before cooking: Exfoliate Chicken Before...

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Are You Throwing Away the Most Tender Part of Broccoli?

Are You Throwing Away the Most Tender Part of Broccoli?

Ahhh....the sad and lonely stump that gets thrown away after the prized crown is chopped off. BUT IT'S THE BEST PART OF THE BROCCOLI! Underneath that tough, fibrous outer layer of the stalk is the most TENDER part of the broccoli. It's so tender, delicate and sweet...

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