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How to add interest to your rice

How to add interest to your rice

How to add interest to your rice I find it hard to eat plain rice any more. I’m not a rice snob; I can still eat rice at every meal! I have just gotten used to variety. But if you think rice is boring and want to know how to make rice more interesting...

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How to keep your knife sharper longer

I watch the food shows a lot. One thing that irks me to no end is watching people use their knife to scrape food off a cutting board. This dulls the knife prematurely. Knives are for cutting, not scraping. Instead, try this quick and easy method: flip the knife over and scrape with the...

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A Quick Knife Cutting Tip

Knife danger One of the biggest dangers when using a kitchen knife is having the blade slip and cut you. This often occurs when a piece of food gets under the knife tip, so when you rock the knife forward as you slice or chop, it slips. To prevent this, here is a quick...

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The Travelers’ Curse: The BRAT Diet

The Travelers’ Curse: The BRAT Diet

Surely you’ve heard of the BRAT diet to cure diarrhea? Bananas, Rice, And Toast (white, plain). I offer you my Thai version: Bananas, Rice, And Tea. The bananas were apple bananas, the smaller version popular in Asia, with a more tangy taste and firmer texture (to hold up to those delicious desserts, like bananas...

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Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Vegan Blueberry Muffins Ah, summer fruits–berries, cherries, plums, peaches, nectarines, melons…hasn’t anyone written a song about this? If so, I’d be singing it now. I had a craving for blueberry muffins after purchasing some fresh blueberries. I found this recipe on a site about eggless cooking. The recipe comes from The Joy of Vegan...

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Vegan Fondant on a Vegan Chameleon Cake

Vegan Fondant on a Vegan Chameleon Cake

Vegan Fondant on a Chameleon Cake (Read more about the birthday party and Illusion Food menu here.) Fondant is what you see on tv in all the cake and baking competitions. Typically it is rolled out and draped over the cake, where it creates a velvety-smooth appearance. It’s made from gelatin, corn syrup, powdered...

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Vegan Ice Cream Cookbook

Greens Reusable Fabric Tote

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Learn about Hawaii while you draw

A Gratefulness Journal with Prompts

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