Holy crapsicles, how cute is this freaking frying pan? I'm sorry, I mean, frying panda. I fell in love with her when I saw her over on ModCloth. I was also impressed to see that the reviews were all glowing.
This is Offbeat Home's archive of cooking posts.
Who knows a good use for fresh sage? The reason I ask is that it is the PERMA-plant that will not die. Every other herb I planted last spring has long since given up the ghost and the sage is still GOING STRONG! Need some crowdsourcing on this one!
I LOVED the fabulous cooking challenge series earlier this year! So I took the challenge to submit my own attempt at staying out of a restaurant and away from premade meals for a week while keeping it simple! And while doing so, I tried to pay attention to what things make cooking easy and fast. I'm happy to report I've been back in the kitchen a lot more ever since. Here are my tips for new cooks…
My boyfriend pointed out the Taco Bell Bold and Creamy Spicy Ranchero sauce at our local grocery. We snagged it, some tortillas and shredded cheese. As my boyfriend pointed out, we got the stuff for 8+ quesadillas at the price of two through the drive-thru. He also proposed this "no-dish" cooking method, which uses ZERO DISHES in preparation. I was skeptical at first. But the prospect of not dirtying a single dish to make dinner intrigued me…
I fully recognize that I'm one of the last people on the planet to discover rice cookers. I'm also fully aware that cooking rice shouldn't be hard, right? It's just a pan with water. IT'S JUST A PAN WITH WATER. So why can't I ever make rice without burning it? Why is it always undercooked or burnt and blackened at the bottom of the pan? The answer is simple: I'm stupid and I suck at cooking. I mean, I'm no Megan (sorry, bitch!) but I'm just not very proficient in the kitchen.
Enter the Rice Robot.
I am vegan, and my girlfriend is not. We are looking to move in together, and I had always had this (now unrealistic) idea that my home would be a vegan one.
How have other veggies and meat=eaters gotten along, and what are some tips for making everyone happy food wise?