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Saving Water in the Kitchen: 30 Easy Tips to Help Save the Environment & Reduce Costs

Saving Water in the Kitchen: 30 Easy Tips to Help Save the Environment & Reduce Costs

We’ve all heard of it — California is currently facing a major environmental crisis. Now, a drought might not look as shocking on TV as a hurricane, earthquake, or a tornado. But that doesn’t make its consequences any less lethal. California’s farms, plantations, and vineyards […]

8 Underrated Spices That Can Turn Any Dish From “Meh” to “Wow”

8 Underrated Spices That Can Turn Any Dish From “Meh” to “Wow”

If there’s one ingredient that can make any meal taste better without compromising its flavor, that’s spices. From adding a pungent touch to the mix to mellowing a dish’s aftertaste, these fragrant add-ins can take your cooking skills to a whole new level with half […]

7 Must-Try Tips for Flawless Homemade Jerky

7 Must-Try Tips for Flawless Homemade Jerky

Organic, hormone-free, meatless (!). It’s safe to say that jerky is going through a healthy renaissance of sorts these days. But even if that’s the case, we can all agree that nothing can beat the all-natural, preservative-free nature of the homemade version. And for those […]

10 Veggies & Fruits to Sneak Into Your Homemade Sausages for an Extra Kick

10 Veggies & Fruits to Sneak Into Your Homemade Sausages for an Extra Kick

So, you bought a killer sausage maker, you found an easy recipe online, you’ve got a bunch of organic casings in store, and you are ready to get down and dirty. Nothing’s stopping you from making a handful of delicious homemade sausages. Unfortunately, sometimes, no […]

A Rookie’s Tell-All Guide to Flawless Paella

A Rookie’s Tell-All Guide to Flawless Paella

Whether it’s served with seafood, chorizo or noodles (yep, that’s a thing now), paella is one of those dishes that you can’t say no to. However, heading to the nearest tapas restaurant is not always in the cards, so making the Valencian dish at home […]

What Are The Best Cooking Oils to Pop Corn?

What Are The Best Cooking Oils to Pop Corn?

On paper, nothing seems easier than whipping up a batch of movie-style popcorn. You just add the kernels in the popper, fill the special socket with butter and let the machine take it from there. But simple instructions aside, there is something slightly concerning about […]

All About Tahini: What it is and 6 yummy ways to use it

All About Tahini: What it is and 6 yummy ways to use it

Tahini is a paste made from sesame seeds. Sesame seeds are jam-packed full of good stuff. However, unless you’re super-diligent with your chewing, most of them are going to pass straight through you. Which means all their goodness passes straight through as well. This is […]