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Hi. I'm Scott. (you know, "Mr. Happy Herbivore"). My wife makes fun of me for how much I like tofu. Tofu is stupendously awesome! Here is my post on why tofu rocks...with added videos from Lindsay.
5 Interesting Tofu Facts:
Tips on peeling frozen bananas.
Here's the secret: peel your banana before you freeze it. But if you forgot, or your banana is frozen with the peel on, here's how to peel it:
step 1:Cut the banana in half
step 2: Cut the peel off along the edge, separating the skin from the banana. You'll have to feel for the edge. After the first cut it'll be really clear to see where the edge is ...
What is miso?Miso is basically a fermented condiment. It's made from soybeans, barley or rice, or a combination thereof. Miso can also be made from chickpeas for a soy-free option. It has a salty taste but a unique one. I really like the sharp taste in "cheese" recipes. It's also great for making broths and dressings and you can use it instead of table salt if you like.
Is there a substitute?Unfortunately, no. Miso is very ...
I pride myself on using normal "everyday" ingredients in my recipes but there are one or two "weird" items I use sometimes... Kelp is one of them.
A friend of mine who follows a strict salt-free diet turned me on to kelp. (She uses it as a salt alternative). I'm not one for salting my foods, but I like kelp because it has a fishy taste.
It's the "secret ingredient" in HH's Mock Tuna Salad ...
A common question I get is what is the difference between instant oats and rolled oatsand can you interchange them?
Rolled oats are bigger than instant oats and take longer to cook (see the size difference in the video). If a recipe calls for instant oats, but you only have rolled oats, no problem.
How to turn Rolled Oats into Instant Oats:Chop the rolled oats up in your food processor or blender so that they're smaller, more ...