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How To Separate Eggs

by / ⠀How-tos / January 28, 2014

Sometimes, separating the egg yolk from the white is easier said than done. Left shell, right shell, left shell, right shell. And then sometimes, you pierce the yolk, making that yellow goop run everywhere. But there’s a better way to do this. All you need is an empty (and clean!)…

How To Keep Bananas Fresh Longer

by / ⠀How-tos / December 4, 2013

Bananas aren’t as simple as they look. Maybe you buy them a little too green to give yourself a few extra days to eat them. But then, somewhere between that second banana and that last fifth banana they start ripening a little too quickly. Before you know it, you’re faced with the…

How To Peel and Seed a Pomegranate

by / ⠀How-tos / October 22, 2013

Oh, pomegranates. You’re so lovely, so juicy, so delectably sweet without leaving that cloying aftertaste that lingers in my throat. But you’re a pain to peel and seed. I used to hack pomegranates in half then claw at the fleshy insides like a foraging raccoon before realizing this to be…

How To Hull A Strawberry… With A Straw

by / ⠀How-tos / August 20, 2013

We’re suckers for strawberries! They’re high in fiber, potassium and vitamin C. In fact, eight strawberries contain more vitamin C than an orange, and a serving of strawberries has twice as much fiber as a serving of grapes! Delicious as these juicy fruits are, optimizing their preparation isn’t exactly common…

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