Month: August 2020

How to Peel Garlic: Garlic sitting on a cutting board

How to Peel Garlic Quickly and Easily

Across countries and continents, our food culture may differ, but we can agree on three fundamental truths in the kitchen: Garlic is a pain to peel  Onions make us cry Hot peppers burn if we accidentally touch our eyes or face Hey, we are all human right? While the latter […]

Gyeranjjim with Kimchi

Gyeranjjim (Korean Steamed Eggs)

I first tasted Gyeranjjim when living and teaching in Daejeon, South Korea. At the time, my boyfriend (now my husband a.k.a “J”) visited while on scheduled leave from the Korean military. After sitting down for Korean barbecue, “J” requested a banchan that I could safely eat as someone with celiac […]

Lemonade on a table outside

Homemade, Fresh-Squeezed Lemonade Recipe

If I could go back in time, I would tell my childhood self not to be a hipster and go against all the grain! No one with actual money (meaning adults) wants to buy a wallet made out of duct tape or caterpillars as bait. These were the entrepreneurial tendencies […]

Ice coffee, simple syrup, and flowers

How to Make Simple Syrup at Home

If you can reheat leftovers or boil water, you can make simple syrup (If you can’t do either of the above, we can work on that together!). Equal-parts granulated sugar and water, it might be the least complicated recipe available in your cooking (and drinking) arsenal. Just don’t let the […]