Chad Johannesen

The Most Important Kitchen Tool to Bring to Your Vacation Cabin — Your Vacation Rental Checklist

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Are you headed to a getaway cabin or vacation rental sometime this summer? Maybe with your family, or a big group of friends? Last year, I took an early vacation to Wyoming and Montana, where we rented a little cabin and grilled every meal. My trip reminded me of my most essential vacation cabin kitchen tool — which, ironically, I forgot to bring.

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Five Expert Tips For Choosing the Best Fish Sauce — Maker Tour

Mr. Hai, an expert fish sauce maker in Sa Chau, Vietnam.
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Now that you know all about how fish sauce is traditionally made, how do you pick a bottle from all of the many options at your local Asian market? I talked to Mr. Hai, an expert fish sauce maker in Sa Chau, Vietnam to get his take.

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What You Should Know About Sprouted Grains — Ingredient Intelligence

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Sprouted grains are everywhere these days, from recipes on nutrition blogs to store-bought foods like breads and crackers. But what are they, exactly, and are they healthier?

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Recipe: Asparagus Soup with Frittata Bites — Recipes from The Kitchn

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Asparagus is definitely one of my favorite summer-time vegetables. It has such a fresh, clean flavor and it's super easy to prepare. Usually I just eat it steamed with some salted butter or lemon juice as a side dish, but cooking it in a simple broth makes for a light and quick summer lunch.

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4 Fresh Ways to Eat Collard Greens — Delicious Links

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The last couple weeks I've been loving Karen's Green Shakshuka. Even though Shakshuka is usually associated with brunch, I've been making it for dinner to get my fill of greens. There's just so many greens involved in the recipe, and the last time I threw some collard greens into the mix – so good! These four bloggers have inspired me to use this trendy green even more.

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What Are the Best Ways to Dress Up a Simple Salmon Fillet? — Good Questions

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Q: I almost always have a package of small frozen salmon filets (about 4 ounces each) in my freezer. They're a quick and healthy protein to have on hand. But I struggle to find the perfect method of cooking them, and I am in need of some simple ideas for toppings, sauces or marinades that I can use to spice up the plain filets.

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