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Best Homemade Salad Dressing/ Nuoc Mam Container

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We finally found a container (OXO Salad Dressing Shaker) that is absolutely perfect for our Champagne Vinaigrette homemade salad dressing AND our Nuoc Mam (Spicy Fish Sauce).  We’ve tried so many different containers but this one is our favorite thus far because of the following features: PROs: Seals Well (allows for shaking... more

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Happy Bday lil Chef!

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Happy birthday to our little chef! We bought our niece an apron to start her love for cooking early. She is already a big help in the kitchen at age 4! Hope she has as many wonderful memories cooking with family as we did growing up. more

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Kitchen Drawer Dividers

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I found these drawer dividers after getting fed up with how unruly the kitchen accessories were getting in the drawers.  Very easy to install and work great for the smaller drawers.  Only $19 for two and qualifies for Amazon Prime.  Also it’s made from bamboo so not only does it... more

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Windex Multi-Surface Antibacterial

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Not sure how many of you have tried this but shortly after we moved into our new house and after many other trials to clean grease off the stainless steel, this is the ONLY thing I found to work .  I was struggling to find a cleaner particularly for my... more

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The Real Egg: Egg Whites

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Eggs, Favorite Things | Tags : , , ,

We’ve tried a variety of egg whites cartons but the Real Egg from Costco is our favorite thus far!  Made with 99% pure egg whites (fat free, cholesterol free) and only 10 calories per serving and if you compare this brand and others, you will think you are eating real... more

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Vietnamese Cooking Sauces – The Essentials

By: cheftindy | 4 Comments | | Category: Favorite Things, Sauces | Tags : , , , , , ,

  Here are 6 common ingredients for Vietnamese cooking.  You notice in most of my recipes it calls for at least 2-3 of these ingredients every time.  It’s important to not only stock up on the essential sauces, but in order for me to get the flavor “just right” it... more

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Whole Grain Brown Rice

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Carbs, Favorite Things | Tags : , , ,

  This may be the ONLY brand of brown rice I can eat.  I’ve tried about 5 other kinds and I’ve only been able to eat them without a frown when it’s mixed with 50% white rice.  This tastes more like a short grain, sushi rice almost.  It’s hardly noticeable... more

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Chicken and Beef Bouillon

By: cheftindy | 1 Comment | | Category: Favorite Things | Tags : , ,

I found a healthy alternative to Chicken Bouillon cubes (usually has msg). These awesome large size Better Than Bouillon Chicken and Beef Broth containers. I usually buy the organic cartons in bulk (Pacific brand at Costco) unless Sprouts has a sale on their brand. The cheapest Ive found is $1.50... more

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