Archive for March, 2012

How to Ripen a Banana

Check out this great post about how to ripen a banana quickly! (link)

I bake with bananas often so I will definitely be using this trick! If you want to rippen them slowly, put them in a paper bag. Marc showed me this trick a while back and it works well.



Eat Basil!

Marc and I will be growing a small potted garden on our balcony again this year.  Last year, we had chives, chocolate mint, rosemary, basil and oregano.  We found that we used the chives, mint and basil the most. and, often times, we had to wait for more to grow before digging in.  This year, we plan to grow double of each and we may also add some tomatoes and hot peppers.

Here is a great article from Green Lemonade about basil and why you should include it in  your diet for more reasons than it tastes amazing! (link)

A New Addition to Our Food Family!

Introducing…BIG BIRD…our awesome new cookie jar! Marc and I have been looking for a funny one for awhile and now the hunt is officially over! Actually, he isn’t new at all (but, new to our house) as he has been in my family for over 25 years.  He was made by my big brother Chris […]

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