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Clean Quinoa With a Whisk and French Press

Have you ever tried quinoa and found it to be bitter? That’s because there’s a natural protective coating on the seeds that makes them taste bad to animals. If you don’t get that off before you eat it, it’s pretty nasty. Cleaning quinoa can be a real pain. I used

Oat Breakfast Muffins

Gluten Free Carrot Cake Muffins Recipe

These muffins are low calorie (126 each), oil free, wheat free (no kidding), dairy free, vitamin packed, loaded with metabolism boosting stuff … AND they actually taste good. Here’s the story. Briana has a habit of making requests for me to cook things that I’ve never done before. Usually it’s

Fruit Food - Image: Public Domain, Pixabay

The Organic Meme

Yep, a single word can be a meme. It carries along with it an entire worldwide debate about marketing, corporations, farming and eco friendliness. Trouble is, most of you don’t even know what organic means. And don’t even get me started on the bullshit surrounding “GMO”.

spinach pizza

The Wonder and Joy of Food

People should have a better relationship with food. Abuse it, and it’ll ruin your health and your life. Nurture your love of food into a more serious relationship. Treat it just like you would a serious relationship with another person. A healthy relationship with your food can lead to some

raccoon eating from can

Roditori Brasato – The Serious Joke

Not too long ago I wrote a post called “Roditori Brasato – A Taste Bud Explosion”. I’ve since deleted it because my readers missed the actual point of the post. I was doing my Coyote channeling thing again and seemed to miss the mark a bit.

Groceries Food Vegetables - Image: Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

How to Reduce the Cost of Your Grocery Bill

Groceries are one of those things that can add up to a big bill really fast. Use these tips to cut your spending and make sure you keep your pantry stocked, even on a tight budget. Buy generic. Store-brand and “off-brand” foods can save you a lot of money, and

Halloween Food Gross Rice Worms - © Briana Blair

How to Easily Make Food Creepy for Halloween

Simple tips for creating a ghoulish feast Are you looking to create a beastly buffet or scary snacks for Halloween? Here are some tips to make things easy and eerie all at once. I was born on Halloween, and it’s my absolute favorite holiday. It’s a day when the spooks

Andouille Shrimp Pasta Food - Image: © Briana Blair

Colors of My Freak Flag – Crazy Chef

So the next bit about myself I’m going to share with you is linked straight to my love of food. If you aren’t aware of my absolute LOVE of food then you missed some stuff. ANYway, I love food. Odd that I don’t weigh more than I do when you

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