Learn whether making a cocoa paste or sifting your cocoa powder is more effective for making clump-free hot cocoa, plus 4 extra tips for smooth hot cocoa.
Learn the difference between hot cocoa versus hot chocolate & which tastes better in a blind taste test. Find out how to make your ideal cup of hot chocolate based on the findings.
Simple and smooth hot chocolate in 5 minute or less with 2 ingredients & no cooking on the stovetop. Plus dozens of hot chocolate flavors & topping ideas.
What are green onions? Learn how to slice, cook, and substitute green onions with tips on how to buy them fresh and what to do when you have too many.
Learn how to eat less meat WITHOUT becoming vegetarian or vegan and overcome the challenges of food boredom, bingeing on carbs, and going to bed hungry.
What are onions? Learn how to prep, cook, and store onions with tips on substituting onions and pairing onions with different cooking techniques.
What Is Garlic? Learn how to prep, cook, and store garlic with tips on substituting garlic and how to avoid burning it when frying in hot oil.
Learn the difference between dark vs. light soy sauce. What types of dishes uses which? When do you use both dark and light soy sauce?
You’ll love this classic comfort food with extra umami. Make extra for freezing or enjoy throughout the week. Perfect when coming home to an empty fridge.
This week’s Tea Time Talk covers a bunch of wedding-related questions I’ve pondered — such as why favors exist and what’s the rehearsal dinner all about.
Step-by-step tutorial to make charming tea & coffee wedding favors. These quick and easy favors help you show your guests appreciation and still stay sane.
This week’s Tea Time Talk covers our latest trip to Nederland, CO with hail, prairies, and parasitic conical plants. Most popular on Garlic Delight Here are the top 3 most popular posts from this week. Silken Tofu vs. Soft Tofu: What’s the Difference? 5-Minute Easy Garlic Bread Recipe 9 Types Of Tofu You’ve Never Heard…
A story about recycling while growing up in New Zealand and my plans for tweaking my habits in light of the new recycling dilemma in the U.S.
Love chai lattes but hate the sugar added in cafe & pre-mix concentrates? Get this EASY sugar-free chai recipe with a secret twist to avoid bitterness.
For my crushing vs. toasting spices taste test, a story about my quest to acquire a milligram scale, which is just about the nerdiest thing I own now.
Most homemade chai recipes instruct you to crush your spices. Others recommend toasting. Does crushing or toasting your spices make your masala chai taste better? Is it worth the extra effort?
This week’s Tea Time Talk shares a pro tip for tea, coffee, and wine drinkers on how to reduce staining on your teeth from these tasty beverages. Plus another step on cooking intuitively. Most popular on Garlic Delight Here are the most popular posts from this week. Garlic Varieties Does Tofu Melt? How to Stir…
Are tea bags lower quality than loose-leaf tea? Should you switch? Learn whether loose-leaf tea or bagged tea is right for you.
A writeup of the CampFI: Rocky Mountain retreat in this week’s Tea Time Talk covers 3 tweaks to life I’m struggling to implement. Most popular on Garlic Delight Here are the most popular posts from this week. Extra Umami Beef Broth Does Tofu Melt? How to Stir Fry Tofu, Cabbage, Carrot, and Mushrooms SIDE NOTE:…
A guide to tea for beginners and experts on how to prep, store, brew, and cook tea. Get ideas and learn something new about tea.