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Redo Guacamole

  This is how your guacamole should look when your avocados are ripe! (above) What you need: 3 avocados 1 teaspoon of lemon juice 1 teaspoon of salt + pepper 1  shallot 1 medium tomato optional: 3 tablespoons of chopped of fresh cilantro   How To: Chop everything up Throw it into a bowl and mash up … Continue reading »

Salt + Vinegar Roasted Kale Chips

I’ve always wanted to try kale chips but been too afraid.  They just look weird.  Well, thanks to the social media outlet, Pinterest, my curiosity got the better of me.  I found this recipe by Kalyn’s Kitchen and tried it out.  The only reason why I decided to try this recipe out was because I … Continue reading »

Best Caesar Salad

The secret to a great caesar salad are in two major elements: the dressing and croutons (both need to be homemade).  If you have those nailed down, you can make any boring caesar salad amazing.    Ingredients: Caesar Dressing 5-6 cloves of garlic 6 anchovy (more if you feel risky) 1/4 olive oil 1/2 of … Continue reading »

The Perfect Scrambled Eggs

I love scrambled eggs.  I could eat them everyday at every meal. However, I’m constantly amazed how this simple dish is ruined so frequently.  I do not understand why people would choose to cook them so improperly when you can have amazing, fluffy and delicious eggs in minutes with a little love.  The technique shown is thanks the brillant … Continue reading »

Green Onions

Green Onions before and after A couple weeks ago, I made a homemade potato soup.  In my post, I said that you shouldn’t throw away the white ends of the green onions.  You just need to put them in a small glass of water in indirect light.   It took about 10 days for my … Continue reading »

Guacamole Night

Why buy store packaged guacamole when you can make ten times better at home.  It’s simple, easy and quick.  You’ll look like an amazing chef with such a basic dish.  I usually prepare this dish when we’re having taco night or have some tortilla chips that need a little company.  So here’s your how to on this … Continue reading »

Roasting Beets

Beets are extremely nutritious and delicious.  This is one of my favorite things to prepare at home.   I put them in salads, other recipes or even just eat them plain.  It’s simple and extremely easy. Why beets? They protect against coronary artery disease, stroke, lower cholesterol, low in calories, natural antioxidant, significant amounts of … Continue reading »

All About Butter

“Two little mice fell in a bucket of cream. The first mouse quickly gave up and drowned. The second mouse, wouldn’t quit. He struggled so hard that eventually he churned that cream into butter and crawled out. Gentlemen, as of this moment, I am that second mouse.” (From the Film: Catch me if you Can) … Continue reading »