Posts Tagged “how to”

Kitchen Tips: How to cook dried beans

By | February 26, 2013

I gave up on dried beans two years ago. It was just.not.working. In the early months after our wedding, when my enthusiasm over all things homemade was sky-high, I tried my hand at dried chickpeas. Dried kidney beans, too. I soaked them, rinsed them, and cooked them. But after four or five hours of cooking, […]

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Kitchen Tips: How to clean your kumkum (electric kettle)

By | November 8, 2012


Before I got married, a friend gave me an all-important piece of advice. Not about maintaining good communication, not about giving to your spouse, not about continuing to go out on dates… It was about how to clean a kumkum. (Translation: electric kettle — here in Israel, we call this thing a kumkum, and it’s […]

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Kitchen Tips: How to cook brown rice

By | October 12, 2012

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How many pots of brown rice have you cooked? How many times did you have to try it before it came out perfectly? Maybe you have a better track record than me, but even with all the tips available online, cooking rice involved a lot of trial and error over here. At first, I felt […]

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