Paper Towel Alternatives

Since the washing machine doesn’t care whether one washes ten hand towels or forty, it’s economical to replace paper towels with reusable bar mops and cloth napkins. Bar mops are small, 100% cotton towels that are super-absorbent and typically inexpensive. I keep stacks of them in the kitchen and use them for drying my hands,Continue reading “Paper Towel Alternatives”

Extending the Life of Vegetables

Asparagus crowns become mushy quickly when the vegetable is tossed in the fridge. I’ve found this storage method extends the freshness of asparagus significantly, taking it from three days of use to six or seven. First, I cut an inch off of the stems. This is because cut stems form a thin scab over theContinue reading “Extending the Life of Vegetables”

Easy Vegan Omelet Using Just Egg

I recently heard of a product called Just Egg, and wanted to try making omelets with it. It took several attempts to figure out how to create an omelet with this bean-based liquid, which can be found in the egg-display case at Whole Foods. Below is the recipe. Step 1. First grease a non-stick, 10-inchContinue reading “Easy Vegan Omelet Using Just Egg”

Easy Ginger Tea

INGREDIENTS Fresh ginger rootFresh turmeric rootGround cinnamonHoney STEPS Slice enough ginger and turmeric to fill the bottom of a coffee mug (or the palm of your hand). Add water. My mug holds 1.5 cups. Microwave on full power for 2 minutes (microwave times may vary). Add 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon and 1 teaspoon ofContinue reading “Easy Ginger Tea”