In the kitchen

Washing Leafy Greens

You know what's not super delightful? Biting into a nice green salad or plate of food with freshly chopped parsley only to feel like you're grinding sand with your teeth. Why would that happen? Well, because you probably are grinding sand with your teeth- ew. Out of season greens and herbs are often grown in… Continue reading Washing Leafy Greens

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We Delve into Korean Recipes

My daughter started Tae Kwon Do in January and is really loving it. I can tell that the physical activity is at an intensity that is great for her energetic little self, and her strength and flexibility has improved a lot in a short time period. The masters also reinforce respect and disciplined behaviors, not… Continue reading We Delve into Korean Recipes

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Kitchen tip: Salvaging Fresh Herbs

So you find a great recipe that requires fresh herbs and dried just won't do as a substitute. For example guacamole and salsa wouldn't be the same with dried cilantro...eek. You go to the store and buy a big bundle of fresh greenery because you need, like, 2 tablespoons of it chopped. If you're like… Continue reading Kitchen tip: Salvaging Fresh Herbs

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Versatile Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has become so popular in recent years, and is it any wonder? Not only is it a yummy cooking oil with heart health benefits, it's also a diverse tool to have handy for a number of other uses. I personally have become obsessed with the stuff and here is a list of some… Continue reading Versatile Coconut Oil