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Totally Customizable Deconstructed Ramen

March 16, 2016 Natalia Stasenko

This may not be the most authentic ramen recipe, but it is simple enough to put together on a busy night, tasty enough for my kids’ approval and exciting enough for my Japanese-food-loving husband. Unlike most soups, ramen

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No Yolks About This Gadget

June 25, 2014 Natalia Stasenko

Product Reviewed: Tovolo Silicone Yolk Out To be honest, I was a little skeptical at first when I saw the Tovolo Silicone Yolk Out egg yolk extractor. As an experienced baker with a couple of

January-February 2014

The Gadget with a Seal of Approval

December 20, 2013 Natalia Stasenko

Product Review Caso® Vacuum Sealer I had never used a vacuum sealer before, but the Caso® Vacuum Sealer turned out to be a very easy appliance to handle, even for a novice like myself. Keeping

Stone Soup

Lunch Special Secret: Grain Salads

April 1, 2013 Natalia Stasenko

Ever since I started sharing pictures of my kids’ lunchboxes and wrote this post about the mechanics behind them, I realized how many people find the topic of lunch-packing as fascinating as I do. Someone

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Massaged Kale Salad with Variations

January 11, 2013 Natalia Stasenko

I discovered kale a few years ago and it quickly became one of my favorite vegetables and a frequent guest on our family dinner table. Last time we talked food (one of my kids’ favorite