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Brain Food 101: How to Make Caramelized Onions Brain Food 101: How to Make Caramelized Onions By Savvy Eats 04/14/14 15:30 Cooking: 1h15 Caramelized onions are one of my favorite ingredients to use, and I try to keep a container in the refrigerator or freezer at all times. They take some time to make, which is why I caramelize at least two pounds of onions at a time – even though they cook...
Brain Food 101: How to Store Scones Brain Food 101: How to Store Scones By Savvy Eats 03/16/14 14:30 When I made my savory scones earlier this month, I knew we wouldn’t be able to eat the entire batch before the last few scones went stale. I had so many other recipes to test, and we had several dinners out planned. Plus, scones become so much less appetizing...
Brain Food 101: How to Store Green Onions Brain Food 101: How to Store Green Onions By Savvy Eats 02/14/14 15:30 I cannot get enough green of onions lately. I love the way they brighten up a dish right at the end, and they work with so many different flavor profiles; they can be mixed into fried rice, sprinkled on top of a chowder or tossed into a salad. And, I’ve...
55 Ways to Make Comfort Food Healthier (+ Infographic) 55 Ways to Make Comfort Food Healthier (+ Infographic) By Savvy Eats 01/29/14 16:09 All month, I’ve been thinking about what exactly qualifies a recipe as healthier, particularly when it comes to hearty, warming winter favorites. While this list is not at all inclusive, here are 8 ways I’ve found to “health-ify” your comfort food. How...
Brain Food 101: Storing Baking Ingredients Brain Food 101: Storing Baking Ingredients By Savvy Eats 01/15/14 19:25 I’m loving this whole having-a-podcast thing. In our second episode of Best Life Ever, Heather and I chatted about getting our baking ingredients organized. Seriously, why do I have three containers of all-purpose flour? That’s just unnecessary. So let’s...
January: Healthy Comfort Food January: Healthy Comfort Food By Savvy Eats 01/02/14 18:16 Welcome to January. This year, it feels like we careened around the corner after the holidays, screeching our wheels as we sped into the new year. Perhaps it is because both Christmas and New Year’s came so early in the week, giving us what felt like four...
37 diy Food Gifts You Can Make This Weekend 37 diy Food Gifts You Can Make This Weekend By Savvy Eats 12/20/13 14:00 There are only 5 days to Christmas…have you finished making, buying and wrapping all your gifts? If not, have no fear – I have 37 DIY food gifts you can easily make in a weekend. Bonus: most, if not all, of these would also make excellent host(ess) gifts...
2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Your Food-Loving Friends 2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Your Food-Loving Friends By Savvy Eats 12/09/13 14:00 Dan and I wrapped up much of our holiday shopping this weekend. All my gifts are ordered or purchased or cooked, and ready to be wrapped. The key exception are the boxes of cookies I’m sending out to a few family members – I’m waiting to bake those until...
24 Non-Food diy Gifts to Give This Holiday Season 24 Non-Food diy Gifts to Give This Holiday Season By Savvy Eats 12/04/13 14:00 You all know that I am totally on the DIY Food Gifts train. And while I adore cooking gifts for the people I love, sometimes, I also want to give them something that isn’t consumable and will last a little longer. Here are 24 non-food DIY gifts I’m thinking...
Brain Food 101: How to Store Chocolate Brain Food 101: How to Store Chocolate By Savvy Eats 11/11/13 14:00 It is time to start stocking up on your holiday baking essentials (alternative opening: HOW is November nearly half over already?!?), so let’s talk about how to store one very important ingredient: your chocolate! Shelf Life: Most chocolate bars and chocolate...
Brain Food 101: Gluten in All-Purpose Flour Brain Food 101: Gluten in All-Purpose Flour By Savvy Eats 10/02/13 16:55 So, let’s talk flour. The last time we talked about it, I focused on the different types of wheat flour. Today, we’re focusing on one type in particular: all-purpose flour. All-purpose flour typically contains between 9 and 11% gluten, depending on the...
Brain Food 101: How to Soften Brown Sugar Brain Food 101: How to Soften Brown Sugar By Savvy Eats 07/17/13 14:00 When I reorganized my baking pantry, I made a vital mistake: I stored my brown sugar in a container with a broken latch. It wasn’t airtight, and brown sugar loses moisture quickly, so I was soon left with a dry, hard, packed mass of brown sugar. This isn’t...
Food Blogger Prop Swap Reveal Day Food Blogger Prop Swap Reveal Day By Savvy Eats 06/17/13 18:41 Like many food bloggers, I have amassed a nice variety and range of dishes for my photography. At antique stores and flea markets, it is like I am magnetically drawn to the dishware, and I can spot vintage Pyrex from three stands away. But there are some...
Brain Food 101: The Different Types of Flour Brain Food 101: The Different Types of Flour By Savvy Eats 05/14/13 14:00 Recently, I’ve felt like I need to revisit my earliest blog posts. The first few recipes, the first few Brain Food 101 posts: they have good content, but the quality of the writing leaves something to be desired. So here we go: the types of wheat flour,...
Salt, Sugar, Fat: Views From a Former Food Engineer Salt, Sugar, Fat: Views From a Former Food Engineer By Savvy Eats 04/23/13 14:00 I read Salt, Sugar, Fat by Michael Moss last week, and it absolutely confirmed my decision to not pursue food engineering. For those of you who may not remember, I was a Chemical Engineering student in college until the end of my sophomore year, when I...
Brain Food 101: How to Store Bread…Revisited Brain Food 101: How to Store Bread…Revisited By Savvy Eats 04/10/13 14:00 In October 2011, I wrote about the best way to store bread. It is one of the few Brain Food 101 posts I’ve written based on food science & theory, rather than personal experimentation. In that post, I concluded that sandwich bread should be stored in a...
Brain Food 101: diy Frozen Pizza Brain Food 101: diy Frozen Pizza By Savvy Eats 02/05/13 15:56 I’m all about planning ahead for busy weeknights so we aren’t in the kitchen after work with no idea what to have for dinner or with an idea but the wrong ingredients. But when I make my weekly menu plans, I usually only plan for Sunday through Thursday...
The 2013 Savvy Food Bucket List The 2013 Savvy Food Bucket List By Savvy Eats 01/04/13 18:59 We rang in the New Year with friends and games and food and a well-stocked bar. I served homemade pasta with ragu sauce, beef braised in Barbera wine, two types of crostini, stuffed mushrooms, roasted carrots, clementine pound cake and cookie dough egg...
Brain Food 101: Storing Lettuce Brain Food 101: Storing Lettuce By Savvy Eats 06/06/12 22:27 Refrigerating washed lettuce in the salad spinner has been my go-to method for storing lettuce for months. It is just so easy and convenient to spin the lettuce dry, pour out the water in the bottom bowl, and stick the whole thing in the refrigerator. Then...
Brain Food 101: Freezing Waffles Brain Food 101: Freezing Waffles By Savvy Eats 06/01/12 10:25 Throughout elementary school, my weekday breakfast was almost always a toasted frozen waffle topped with peanut butter. Sometimes we had pancake syrup on top. Sometimes it was sliced bananas. Sometimes it was both. In my efforts to stick with less processed...
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