How to Pick a Papaya

Opened ripe papaya with the seeds out

My parents grew up in Hawaii, so even when they moved to California, tropical fruits were still fairly common around the house. One that I always underappreciated was the papaya. I remember we’d always do simple preparations like papaya cut with lime juice or with cottage cheese or yogurt.  When I got older, I learned …

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How Long Does it Take to Cook Chorizo?

A tray of chorizo sausage

Chorizo is a heavily spiced sausage link that you can cook in many different ways. Because of the strong flavor of the sausage, it goes best with cooked vegetables, eggs and bread. Due to the several ways you can cook chorizo, the length of time for each method will vary. How Long Does it Take …

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How to Fry Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs

Fried chicken with white sauce at the center

Chicken thighs are a great source of nutrients such as zinc, iron, and protein. People love to combine nutrition along with good taste. Therefore, fried boneless chicken thighs are an excellent option to indulge in and a great start to know how to fry boneless skinless chicken thighs. How to Fry Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs? …

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Sour Blue Raspberry White Claw Cocktail Recipe with Rum

An ice-cold sour raspberry white claw cocktail with rum in a tall glass with a red bendy straw placed on a wooden table

Have a classic variety pack of White Claws and looking to mix up your drink options? Raspberry white claws are definitely one of the more popular flavors out there and perfect for mixing into a refreshing fun cocktail like our sour blue raspberry white claw cocktail with rum.   Why I’m Making a Blue Raspberry White …

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Japanese White Sauce Recipe

Cucumbers and Japanese white sauce on a black plate with metal chopsticks on top of a blue marble table

Today we’ll be making a simple Japanese white sauce. Before we dive in, let’s get one thing straight. This sauce is far from what you’d call authentically Japanese. Traditionally, the thing I love about Japanese food is its minimalistic approach to flavors and ingredients. Most traditional dishes are made from a few ingredients with nothing …

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Simple Lime White Claw Cocktail Recipe with Vodka

A glass of lime White Claw cocktail with a slice of lime on its rim

If you’re a Millennial, chances are you’ve had a White Claw (or at least have seen them at a social gathering). This alcoholic sparkling water seemed to become an instant hit overnight, and for a while, it was almost impossible for stores to keep this brand on the shelves. Due to its popularity (and the …

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How to Cook Salmon So It Doesn’t Taste Fishy

A cooked salmon with onions and asparagus

Salmon is quite popular seafood across the globe, rich in omega-3 fatty acids. However, it tastes incredibly fishy if it is not flash frozen right after being caught. Along with buying good quality frozen Salmon, you also need to know how to cook salmon so it doesn’t taste fishy. How to Cook Salmon So It …

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How to Clean a Coffee Maker With Bleach

Coffee dripping in a coffee machine

There are few things bacteria and fungi love more than warm wet environments. What is a coffee maker after you are done using it? Well, you guessed it, it is a warm and wet environment.  So you can safely continue feeding your coffee habits, let’s get down to how to clean a coffee maker.   How …

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How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar Not Taste So Bad

vinegar with apples

For many, the weight loss and health benefits of fermented apple juice aren’t worth the awful taste it leaves in the taste buds. Luckily, there are ways to mask the characteristic acidic taste of vinegar, and learning how to make it so it tastes better isn’t tough. How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar Not Taste So …

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How to Clean Cauliflower

Fresh cauliflower in need of cleaning

Cauliflower is one of the best ways to start cutting down on carbs and calories in your diet. If you have ever had a side dish of cauliflower rice, cauliflower mashed potatoes, or had some buffalo or Manchurian style you know exactly what I mean.  How to Clean Cauliflower Do not think you can get …

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Spicy Homemade Pickle Juice Recipe

A closed jar full of spicy pickle juice placed on a brown wooden table

One of my favorite parts of a high-quality artisanal sandwich or burger is the pickle. When you are eating something fatty or meaty, having a crisp, juicy pickle to punch through that richness and deliver some zingy high notes of flavor elevates the meal.  Why I’m Making Spicy Pickle Juice My personal preference is for …

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Easy Cinnamon Churro Bread Pudding Recipe

A white plate with churro bread pudding topped with raspberries placed on a wooden surface

Bought too much bread and now its gone stale? Don’t throw it out! Turn it into delicious, decadent bread pudding. I’m putting a fun twist on bread pudding today and using churros rather than bread. Why I’m Making Churro Bread Pudding Shortly after getting engaged, my fiance and I had an engagement party. We bought …

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