A Better Way to Drain Yogurt

So, I discovered something I really didn’t like about making my own Greek yogurt. Straining it. Sure, it’s easy–you use multiple layers of cheesecloth to either line a strainer, or you tie the yogurt up in a bag and hang it over a bowl to catch the whey. And that is simplicity itself. However. When […]

Cooking on a Cedar Plank: Miso-Honey Glazed Salmon

Cooking salmon on a grill is a great idea, but often, it sticks and does its level best to fall apart, and sometimes, the great tragedy of having half a hunk of delicious fish fall between the grates into the fire to be sacrificed to The Gods of Lost Dinners. However, if you use an […]

A Cook’s Tool for the iPad: The Recipe Box

You know, I’m not really technophobic. I mean, I use a Macbook to write my blog, and I’ve been using a digital camera for nearly a decade and I can even get this complicated television set-up we have here to do what I want it to do, and on top of it all, I do […]

Look What I Found: Vegetable and Herb Seeds From India

Today started out sunny and beautiful, so out to the garden I went. I dashed out and into the car so fast, I forgot to take my methi seeds that I had soaked overnight in a mug of water (it helps them sprout) and left them on the kitchen counter. No worries–instead of running right […]

My Favorite Seed Companies

My Six Favorite Seed Companies For Vegetable and Herb Seeds: (In no particular order) Renee’s Garden: Why do I love Renee’s Garden? Well, her seeds have a high germination rate in my experience, and her seed packets are among the most informational I have ever seen. Not to mention that the packaging is BEAUTIFUL, with […]

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