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How to Know What Tastes Good With What/Cooking by Smell

Posted in Fixes & Tips, Food, New Methods
on November 28, 2018

A couple of days ago, a young lady about eight years old showed me a spice jar and asked me how I know (more...)

Things You Should Have in your Kitchen–Part 3: Groceries

Posted in Food, Tools & Equipment
on November 10, 2018

Here I’m talking about staples—things for your pantry, whatever that looks like. So you won’t find things with a short shelf life, like (more...)

Things You Should Have in your Kitchen–Part 4: Spices

Posted in Food, Tools & Equipment
on November 9, 2018

If you’re just “tuning in”, this is the fourth of a four-part exploration of the essentials you need in your kitchen, when you (more...)

Perfect Turkey

Posted in Fixes & Tips, Food, New Methods
on October 31, 2018

If you're tired of dry turkeys, try my method. It's faster than many, and easy. The only downside is that it might make (more...)

Using That Pumpkin

Posted in Food
on October 23, 2018

Cut your sugar pumpkin or sweetmeat squash in half, scoop out all the seeds, and place the halves cut-side down on a cookie (more...)

Basmati or Jasmine—How to Choose

Posted in Food
on August 27, 2018

I used to find myself standing in my pantry debating about whether to use Jasmine rice or Basmati rice. They both impart a (more...)