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How to Make Tofu Using a TofuXpress

Today I’m sharing my notes on how to make tofu. I had never considered how to make tofu up until a few weeks ago. I knew it was made from soybeans and that was where my knowledge and curiosity ended. But as the world turned so did my imagination and I started to contemplate the deep mystery that is …

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How to Bring Green Onions Back from the Dead

You know exactly what I’m talking about! Those delectable tender strands were tucked away in a bag lost in the fridge never to be seen again. Until right before you find them weeks later and toss ’em out. Stop. Don’t do that. I’ve got the answer of how to bring green onions back from the …

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How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter in the Blendtec and Food Processor

Are you curious about homemade peanut butter? Of course you are! I assure you that it is a million times better than store-bought, it can be creamy or chunky, and is oil and salt-free. Today I share how to make it in the Blendtec Twister Jar as well as a food processor. I’ve made homemade …

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How to Make Food Processor Sesame Seed Butter (Tahini)

Not too long ago I shared a beautiful post on how to make sesame seed butter (tahini) in the Blendtec Twister Jar and today I wanted to add to that post by sharing the food processor method. Making it in the food processor may actually be my favorite way to make it. It does take a …

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How to Make Tamarind Paste and Using the Seeds

I’m back with a post I’ve held onto for a long time, how to make tamarind paste. I made this particular tamarind paste all the way back in April! Why didn’t I put it on FYS? Well let’s just say I’m not thrilled with the photos and I also didn’t get to make many dishes …

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How to Make Vanilla Extract

Hello friends! I’ve been holding onto this goodie for too long. It is time to share. Today we’re making homemade vanilla extract. Pure vanilla extract. Why would you make your own vanilla extract? Aren’t vanilla beans expensive? Vanilla beans are the second most expensive spice in the world, saffron being number one. But, making your …

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How to Make Homemade Sesame Seed Butter (Tahini)

Today is the day you’ll learn how to make super fresh, soft, ‘no reason to stir’ homemade sesame seed butter – aka tahini – aka sesame seed paste. It doesn’t matter what you want to call it, what matters is it’s tasty. So tasty. If you’ve been making your own nut and seed butters in …

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How to Cut Mini Peppers Quickly and Seinfeld

Today’s tip, how to cut mini peppers quickly will save you time and may even leave you dreading recipe prep a little bit less. I know you’re not lazy, it’s just one of those things and this will help – I promise. Well, last night I was making a recipe that called for 2 peppers and …

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How to Cook Dried Beans and Store for Easy Meal Prep

I should have phrased the title ‘How to Cook Dried Beans and Store for Easy Meal Prep Minus BPA and save boat loads of money’, but I’m keeping it simple. 😉 I’ve been on a bean bonanza this week finally giving in to cooking dried beans. Not only did I soak and cook them but I …

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How to Make a Citrus Peel Garnish

This week I’m going to try to stay away from recipes as I know many of us are pepping and prepping for Thanksgiving Day celebrations. Today I’d like to share how to make a citrus peel garnish, it’s an easy but decorative way to add pieces of flair 😉 to your holiday side dish. This …

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