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I tried Six Different Vegan Yogurts So You Don’t Have To

I tried Six Different Vegan Yogurts So You Don’t Have To

RU I recently got my DNA test return. I was excited to learn my roots since I am kinda dark for a typical Russian – dark skin complexion, brown eyes, and hair. People always mistake me for a Spanish-speaking person especially when I travel. The […]

Quick And Easy Recipe Ideas For your Next Awesome Cheese Plate

Quick And Easy Recipe Ideas For your Next Awesome Cheese Plate

RU Have you ever dreamed about making up a gourmet cheese plate and fascinate everyone with the flavor pairing? Have you ever felt like there was something missing on the plate or the pairing was quite weird? I realized you need my advice and I […]

10 Steps That Will Help You Survive Christmas Dinner Prep

10 Steps That Will Help You Survive Christmas Dinner Prep

RURU Let’s be honest – setting the Christmas table is a nightmare. Every one of us probably felt like crap after an exhausting day of cooking and all you got is a glass of wine and a lazy “thank you.” While setting your Christmas table […]

5 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes For Your Thanksgiving Dinner

5 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes For Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Over the course of the past two months, I have been keeping up with my healthy(ish) diet trying to create low carb, low-fat dishes. I followed my cravings and listened to my body, went grocery shopping few times a week to master these recipes and […]

Road Trip SF to LA: What To Eat In Los Angeles in 48 Hours

Road Trip SF to LA: What To Eat In Los Angeles in 48 Hours

Roadtrip time! Recently I made my 6th trip to LA and back. It was excellent and full of great food as usual, and this time I want to share my experience. I assume many of you struggled with finding good food on the way to […]

Sleepless in Seattle: Why Should I Stand On That Damn Line For Starbucks

Sleepless in Seattle: Why Should I Stand On That Damn Line For Starbucks

After going through the food part of Seattle, the central question remained unknown: what about coffee? Although the movie “Sleepless in Seattle” is not about coffee at all, the city has a lot to offer. Coffee shops are literary everywhere you go, and every store […]

What and Where to Eat In Seattle

What and Where to Eat In Seattle

It’s hard to travel to new places and visit casual restaurants when you are both a chef and a picky eater. I have a tough time trusting places, especially if they don’t look good from the inside, but the problem with Seattle was that every […]

How To Turn Scraps Into a Fancy Meal: Bits And Pieces

How To Turn Scraps Into a Fancy Meal: Bits And Pieces

We almost never realize that we often throw away food that is absolutely fine and edible. Sometimes we don’t even know how to prepare it. In the last week’s post, we discussed how you can rationally use pasta scraps and turn them into mouth-watering appetizers. […]

How To Turn Scraps Into a Fancy Meal: Pasta

How To Turn Scraps Into a Fancy Meal: Pasta

Some of you have come across a situation where they found almost empty packages of pasta in their kitchen cabinet. Let me guess: you probably closed the door the minute you saw pasta scraps never even knowing that you can do anything with it. I […]

Universal Green Sauces That You Should Consider Making

Universal Green Sauces That You Should Consider Making

After I bought a mortar and pestle for my kitchen, I almost stopped using the blender, because the texture of the sauces made by my own hands goes out ten times better. I began to make different pestos and dressings for salads and almost every […]