The Best Wine to Pair with Salmon

If you’ve been pairing white wine with salmon, we’ve got a surprise for you! We think salmon can stand up to a red wine—Pinot Noir!

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Easy Lemon Pudding

This is THE EASIEST lemon pudding EVER. Just 4 ingredients. No gelatin. No eggs. Gluten-free. Great for Easter, Mother's Day, or dinner parties. If you love lemon dessert recipes, you'll love this pudding.

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What is the Best Soy Sauce Substitute?

READER QUESTION: I can’t eat anything with soy in it. Is there a substitute when I’m preparing food at home?

Indeed there is! If you’re looking for the savory, umami-ness you get from traditional soy sauce, but without the soy part, try one of these:

SOY SAUCE SUBSTITUTES

  • Coconut aminos is made from the fermented sap of the coconut palm tree, and it makes a fine soy sauce substitute. It contains no wheat or soy, and it’s quite a bit sweeter than soy sauce, but less salty. You may find you need to add a little more salt to the dish if you use coconut aminos instead of traditional soy sauce.
  • Worcestershire sauce is a fermented sauce made with ingredients like garlic, onion, tamarind, molasses, malt vinegar, and anchovies, which give it a strong, complex flavor. It is also a bit sweeter than soy sauce, but not quite as much as coconut aminos. It’s great with meat dishes.
  • Fish sauce is my pick when I want a strong, soy-free umami kick. Read all about fish sauce here!
  • Maggi sauce is made from fermented wheat proteins. Think of it as “next level” soy sauce, with a big, rich, salty, meaty flavor. You only need a few drops to make an impact. Like fish sauce, there is no uniform...

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Make the Most of Cherry Season with These 11 Recipes

It’s cherry season! If you went wild buying cherries at the market we have you covered. Try these sweet and savory cherry recipes to make the most of the season!

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Ingredient Spotlight: Fish Sauce

Making incredible Vietnamese food at home requires an umami kick from fish sauce. Not sure which one to buy? Read on for tips on picking out the most flavorful fish sauce for your next Vietnamese home cooked meal.

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Fresh Cherry Compote

When Northwest sweet cherries are in season, eat as many as you can by the handful and then preserve summer's bounty for later in the year with this simple cherry compote!

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How to Grill the Best Burgers

We tested all sorts of methods for mixing, shaping, and grilling backyard burgers, and even talked with grilling expert Steven Raichlen! Here is our take on the perfect grilled burger.

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How to Buy and Store Cherries

How to choose the sweetest, juiciest cherries and store them properly at home!

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Editors’ Picks: Pie Plates

Want to bake a pie? You'll need a pie plate for that! Here are the pie dishes we recommend, from glass to ceramic and metal.

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The Most Popular Recipes in June

Want to know what the most well-loved recipes for the month of June were? You know the ones: the recipes our Simply sous chefs (that’s you!) have been cooking, sharing, and talking about nonstop. Read on to see what made the cut!

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12 Sandwich Recipes for Simple Summer Suppers

When it heats up outside, it’s time to cool things down in the kitchen! Nothing says summer like a sandwich. Keep it simple or go big with flavor and toppings. We have the perfect recipe to match your summer sandwich style!

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Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiris are the ultimate poolside thirst quencher. Made with strawberries, rum, lime juice, and sugar. Use frozen strawberries for an extra-slushy texture!

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Cucumber Sandwiches

Simple, easy, and delicious cucumber tea sandwiches satisfy cravings for a light lunch or an afternoon snack. They are also the perfect party food! Whip up a batch for Mother’s Day, Easter, bridal showers, or baby showers.

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Grilled Mexican Street Corn (Elote)

Mexican street corn is a staple of summer and it's easy to make at home! Top char-grilled corn on the cob with a tangy, creamy sauce, sprinkle with crumbled cheese and dive in. Make this for your next backyard cook-out!

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7-Layer Magic Bars

Classic 7-layer magic bars with chocolate, nuts, butterscotch, and coconut! They're the perfect make-ahead dessert for your next party.

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11 Recipes for Serious Strawberry Lovers

Not sure what to do with the pints of strawberries you nabbed at the farmer's market? Check out this compilation of strawberry recipes for inspiration. This recipe collection has everything from ice cream to salads — all featuring that gorgeous summer berry!

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Whole Wheat Strawberry Shortcake

Sweetened strawberries set on a fluffy biscuit and topped with light cream, but with a healthy twist. Whole wheat flour and yogurt up the nutritional value and give us one more reason to eat strawberry shortcake.

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5 Freezer-Friendly Make and Save Meals

Having a backup dinner is ALWAYS a good idea. Sometimes you need one for yourself, and sometimes you need one to share. Whatever the reason, this week’s meal plan is chock-full of freezer-friendly meals so you can have dinner now and later!

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Beef Kebabs

Call them kabobs, kebabs, or shish kebobs, what's a summer grill without them? Top sirloin chunks, marinated in soy sauce, garlic, ginger, olive oil marinade, grilled with onions, mushrooms, bell peppers.

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Foodierama, surprisingly enough, is a food blog. As a culinary fan since childhood, I decided to share my culinary experiments, recipes, foos stalls and restaurants I go to, interesting markets I come across when I travel, and strange ingredients I like to buy and then chanllenge myself with them in the kitchen.

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08 July 2020

  • Asparagus Pasta with White Beans

    As we’ve continued to hunker down at home, our bean intake has increased. It’s not that we weren’t eating them before, it’s just I’m cooking many more meals than I had been. So, all this bean-ness is spilling over to the website. That said, the beans in this asparagus pasta are secondary to everything else....

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  • How to Cook Dried Beans

    When it comes to dried beans, many questions abound. Do I need to soak them? Won’t salt harden beans during cooking? Are beans toxic? And if you do a simple search on the internet, there’s a lot of differing opinions that would lead you down any one path. And so, I’ve written up how I...

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  • Red Cabbage Tofu Potstickers

    A note about culture/this recipe: I’m sharing this recipe for the filling. I did not grow up with potstickers but have a deep appreciation for the cultural history/process of making them. If you’re interested in learning more about Chinese cuisine, I highly recommend following Lisa Lin. When I slow down, I find I cook more...

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  • Tofu Bok Choy Soup with Noodles

    Keeping records of anything online for an extended time can be a very humbling experience. Essentially, all your growth in a particular area is out there, and unfortunately, on the internet, it should stay out there, or else the internet overseers get grumpy. What does all of this have to do with a recipe for...

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  • Turkish Eggs with Harissa Butter and Avocado Relish

    This post is sponsored by Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs. More often than not, I think about how lucky we are to know and have the influence of global cooking. There are endless flavor possibilities, ideas, and fun to be had. I preface with this because these Turkish Eggs are not traditional (but calling this...

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