Whether you’re a coffee drinker or a tea drinker, chances are you have a problem with stained mugs. I know I do. The dishwasher doesn’t get my mugs clean. A swipe of the dishrag doesn’t do it, either. There’s always a dark film, a shadow of tea left behind. My husband says I’m crazy, but […]
A few weeks ago, I filled a couple of mini muffin trays with baking soda and gave each of the girls some colored vinegar and pipets to play with. It kept them busy and experimenting for hours, filling and refilling and dripping and pouring. I’ll write about it and share pictures another time. After all […]
There is no need to buy fancy chemical-based cleaners for most jobs.Â In fact, vinegar is the best all-around cleaner that I know of. Here are some of the ways that I use it: 10 Uses for Vinegar De-stink your kitchen towels. Tammy’s Kitchen has a great solution for getting rid of the sour stink. […]
Balsamic vinegar improves almost every food. This chicken came out juicy and tender, and the mushrooms were perfectly cooked – firm but slightly tender and caramelized. I’m definitely going to ask Joe to make it more often in the days ahead.
If you open my pantry, you’ll find a few basic staples – olive oil, canola oil, balsamic vinegar, red wine vinegar, white vinegar, cider vinegar, and rice vinegar. We have a favorite brand of each product, and our favorite rice vinegar is Nakano (and has been for more than 10 years). When I was approached […]
I’ve had this recipe at lots of different picnics and potlucks, and I always love it. It’s so versatile, and it transports really well. If you’re making it the night before, leave out the Ramen noodles, almonds, and sesame seeds. They will get soggy if left in the salad too long. Photo credit Print Recipe […]