Posts Tagged "Tips"

Best Natural Way to Trap and Kill Fruit Flies with Vinegar

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012 | 8 comments

Best Natural Way to Trap and Kill Fruit Flies with Vinegar

With fresh fruits and vegetables come the dreaded fruit flies.  These teeny tiny buggers aren’t harmful but they do multiply and are highly irritating.  When the weather turned warm, we noticed more and more flying around in our kitchen.  I used a very simple and all natural method to trap and kill them. 

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Choose Ocean Friendly, Sustainable Seafood (Sashimi and Sushi) with Sea Choice’s Mobile App

Posted by on Oct 5, 2011 | 3 comments

Choose Ocean Friendly, Sustainable Seafood (Sashimi and Sushi) with Sea Choice’s Mobile App

Speaking of being ocean friendly, every choice we make counts. By avoiding unsustainable fish and seafood, we directly decrease the market demand. If we all chip in some effort and make small sacrifices, it IS possible to snuff out depletion caused by over-fishing, bycatch deaths, ocean bottom damage from trawls, and more.

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Banana Brûlée with Ice Cream Recipe

Posted by on Jul 9, 2011 | 0 comments

Banana Brûlée with Ice Cream Recipe

… or rather, another non-recipe. Preparing dessert for dinner parties is my sore weakness. I have no problem throwing six savoury courses together

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Mango Salsa Recipe and How to Choose and Carve a Pineapple

Posted by on Jun 29, 2011 | 12 comments

Mango Salsa Recipe and How to Choose and Carve a Pineapple

Gracing tables at picnics, potlucks, or barbeques, this sunny summer salsa is always a hit.  This non-recipe is effortless to make too. Save slaving away in the kitchen for Thanksgiving. After all, it’s summer summer summer time.

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Sous Vide Rib Eye Steak in Homemade Insulated Immersion Circulator Container

Posted by on Feb 26, 2011 | 20 comments

Sous Vide Rib Eye Steak in Homemade Insulated Immersion Circulator Container

Make friends with chefs. Better yet, make friends with “retired” chefs that are done with the long hours and the dissatisfying pay. Get especially tight with those that have recovered from jadedness

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Cook perfect soft boiled eggs in an electric kettle

Posted by on Jan 11, 2011 | 15 comments

Cook perfect soft boiled eggs in an electric kettle

After some heart-thumping news, let’s tone it down a bit, shall we?

Here’s a simple trick that The Cowboy taught me on how to boil the perfect eggs without the stove or a pot.

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