Cooking for Beginners

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Yellow Jasmine Rice

Ingredients 2 Tbsp butter ($0.22) 2 cloves garlic, minced ($0.16) 1 tsp turmeric ($0.10) 1/4 tsp cumin ($0.02) 1/8 tsp cinnamon ($0.02) 2 cups uncooked long grain jasmine rice ($0.96) 3 cups chicke...

Miso Soup Recipes

I love that this recipe (https://steamykitchen.com/106-how-to-make-miso-soup-recipe.html) from steamy kitchen has 1 minute, 3 minute, 4 minute and 20 minute versions. This way you can start at the ...

Thai Street Food

Thai food, and Thai street food in particular, holds a special place in my heart. And it's especially good for beginners since most of it can be done on just one wok and is fast and [relatively] he...

Instant Pot Tips and Tricks

Post your favorite recipes and tips and tricks for using the Instant Pot here If your'e new to Instant Pots, here's the recommended Instant Pot from Wirecutter (https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/be...

Healthy Snacks

Post your ideas for healthy snacks. The requirements are that they have to actually be healthy and not be a vehicle for sugar, salt and fat For example popcorn (use a oil spritzer (https://www.amaz...

  • Updated 6 days ago by vince
Steam Bag Vegetables

I recently discovered steam bag peas -- I was impressed with how good it tasted and this is as easy at it gets to get your veggies without doing a lot of work. I dug around (https://healthyeating.s...

  • Updated 7 days ago by vince
Easy, healthy, and tasty breakfast

I found this "recipe" a year ago and it's still paying dividends. Easy, fast, healthy and delicious. I've been eating this for breakfast almost everyday and I see no reason to switch. plain low-fat...