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Small Kitchen Hacks

Coconut milk, wine, and stock- ice cube ‘em Minced ginger, garlic – bag it Tomato paste label not blood Chiles in adobo – for impromptu cashew salsa Citrus juice– ice cube ‘em thaw for dressings Cilantro stems – hello chutney

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Kitchen Hack: The Multitask

An egg for every pot…when you’re boiling grains, throw in a few unpeeled eggs for the last 8 minutes of cook time. Don’t worry: The grains won’t taste eggy and the hardboiled eggs won’t taste grainy

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How to Preserve Fresh Herbs for Later

Best for: Hardy herbs like rosemary, sage, oregano and thyme Keep:  Freeze for up to 6 months Use: Melt 1 or 2 cubes directly in a skillet to add more flavor to sautéed meat or veggies or thaw in a … Continue reading

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Coconut Milk meets Pasta

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I have NEVER found a recipe that calls for a whole can of coconut milk, have you? I often freeze the leftover milk, as it can last two to three months. I…

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For Better Pasta

After you’ve drained your pasta and its still hot, grate a little fresh Parmesan on top, wait a few seconds and then toss it with your sauce. The cheese will melt directly on the pasta which will give your sauce … Continue reading

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