Chuck Eye Steak: The Most Underrated Cut of Beef

fried juicy chuck eye beef steaks, a whole and one cut in slices with fried garlic cloves and rosemary on a rustic rude wood board with barbecue sauce on a wooden table with cutlery

Chuck eye steak is the unsung hero of beef cuts. It delivers as much rich flavor as the illustrious ribeye but doesn’t dent your wallet quite as much. I’ve explored the nuances of this underrated gem, often hailed as the “poor man’s ribeye.” We’ll shed some light on this cut, the reason behind the moniker, … Read more

Tips for Cooking with Coconut Oil

Coconut oil

Coconut oil has become increasingly popular recently, but how do you cook with it? And is it as healthy as people claim? Cooking with coconut oil is simple and can be used in many ways. Its sweet, nutty flavor complements many foods, from curry to cookies. However, it might not be the superfood we thought … Read more

7 Essential Asian Sauces You Need in Your Pantry

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Whether you are cooking Chinese, Korean, Japanese, or Thai food, here are seven staple East Asian sauces and condiments that are a must-have if you love to cook Asian food at home. There’s good news if you’re worried about being tight on space at home in your pantry! You can use these sauces interchangeably with … Read more

What Is Matcha? Everything You Need To Know

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Have you seen matcha on the Starbucks menu and wondered what the hype is about? What is matcha? Does it taste good? How do you prepare it? In this article, I explain everything you need to know about this green tea powder, including how to prepare it and some delicious ways to use it in … Read more

6 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas From a Registered Dietitian

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If you’re looking to eat healthier this year, investing a little time and energy into meal planning can be a good place to start. That doesn’t mean you have to spend hours and hours cooking every meal in advance. Instead, think of meal prepping as an easy way to stay healthy and save you both … Read more

How To Make a Smoothie Plus 200+ Smoothie Recipes

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I readily admit I am a smoothie fanatic!  One of the things I love about smoothies is its a healthy breakfast option or quick mid-afternoon snack.  An added benefit is it allows me to get my daily dose of green vegetables and fruits. Our guide will not only show you how to make a smoothie … Read more

Tomato Puree Substitutes

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This post may contain affiliate links.  Read full disclosure. Tomato puree is a fixture in the pantries of many homes in the U.S. and an integral ingredient in many Italian dishes such as meat-based sauces, fish recipes, soups, and of course, that favorite Italian classic pizza.   However, what do you do when you have your … Read more