Simple Kitchen Archives

Today I’m participating in the Ultimate blog Swap. You’ll find me posting over at Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers about how we roadschool (that’s Simple Homemaker lingo for homeschooling on the road), and I’m excited to welcome Amanda from Coping with Frugality at the Simple Homemaker. Pouch Cooking: Baking Fish in Foil I love all types of cooking–grilling, baking, fresh food. There is one cooking method that…

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Real Food

Grace. We all need it in every aspect of life. One area that generally lacks grace is the mainstream Real Food Movement. If you are feeling overwhelmed, discouraged, or anxiety-ridden by the heavy-handedness among many (not all) real foodies, you have come to the right place. I am honored to be joining three terrific ladies offering you grace through these four posts on The Real…

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How to Make White Rice and Crockpot Chicken Adobo

White rice is a staple in many cultures. At our house full of part-Filipinos, it is an essential accompaniment to this version of our favorite Filipino dish, crockpot chicken adobo, which is featured today at Stacy Makes Cents Fix and Forget Friday. Learning how to cook white rice is so simple, you’ll never buy instant rice again! How to Cook White Rice Ingredients 1 1/2…

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Ways to use up leftover hard-boiled eggs

Eggs have a natural protective coating that keeps the inside of the egg fresh despite the porous nature of the shell.  When you boil hard-boiled eggs, you wash the protective coating off the shell, taking away nature’s preservative. If properly refrigerated, hard-boiled eggs are generally considered edible for a week after they are boiled. (No need for confessions here about how long any of us…

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Recipe for Egg Salad

I have a huge soft spot in my heart (and stomach) for egg salad sandwiches. Whenever I would go on an outing as a child or young adult with my grandmother, my grandfather would pack us egg salad sandwiches on wheat bread with lettuce, cut into rectangles, not triangles. I love them to this day…my grandparents and egg salad. Enjoy this basic recipe for egg…

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Peeling hard-boiled eggs.

Few kitchen tasks make a person feel more inferior than the often bewildering process of peeling hard-boiled eggs. Here are some save-the-day (or at least save-the-egg) tips for a clean, easy peel (almost) every time: Peeling Hard-Boiled Eggs: The Prep Boil the eggs properly. To learn how, read How to Boil an Egg: Making Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs. There are other recipes which have you boiling…

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How to boil an egg: perfect hard-boiled eggs

Today I am honored to have as a guest blogger, my lovely daughter Hannah from Horse Crazy Bookworm. It’s almost Easter! And one of the most popular signs of Easter is the Easter egg. So I’m here to tell you how to make the best hard boiled-eggs ever! You know what I mean by “the best”? I mean a perfect bright-yellow-yolk-minus-the weird-green-color, easy-to-peel, and superbly delicious…

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