Sesame Honey Fish Fillets


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Sous-Vide steaks cooked in a cooler! (Really.)

Cooler cooking steak

NOTE: This was my April 1, 2013 post. Everything about the recipe and cooking method is real, but I did not shift my blog’s focus to entirely writing about cooler cooking..! As I reflect on almost five years of writing about coupons and deals, I’ve seen many changes. Coupon values have changed; policies have changed; […]

Artisan Bread in 5 minutes – make it at home!

Artisan bread

This week, by reader request, I added a Recipes section to the Forum here on the blog. And, reading the recipes readers have been posting inspired me to share this one with you all. Around fall of last year, I came across this Instructable online for “Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day.” It seemed […]

Media reporting chicken wing shortage… just in time for Super Bowl?!

Lemon Chicken

I started hearing stories about this on the radio yesterday, and today they’re all over the web: Super Bowl crisis? Chicken-wings shortage looms (Christian Science Monitor) Super Bowl chicken wings getting pricier, less plentiful (Los Angeles Times) Super Bowl Fans Cry ‘Fowl’ Over Chicken Wing Shortage (Yahoo) The story going around is that due to […]

Lemon Streusel Cake Recipe

Lemon Streusel

By reader request after discussing this recipe in the Forum, and in honor of sour cream being free at Jewel-Osco this week, here’s my Lemon Streusel Cake recipe, which is really my mom’s recipe. Thanks, Mom!Cake: 1 18.25-ounce lemon cake mix – save 2 tablespoons dry mix in a bowl for topping If you’re using […]

Making a jar of cake-mix “upsizer”

Cake Mix Upsizer

It’s getting difficult to find a cake mix that hasn’t been reduced from 18.25 ounces to 15.25 ounces. This week, two things came up that made me want to work on a solution of sorts to this issue…  

The Most Perfect Hawaiian Pizza

Coconut water pizza crust

When we visited Kauai in August, everyone in our family was enamored with the pizza we enjoyed in Hanalei. It featured a multigrain crust made with coconut water. For this recipe, I wanted to incorporate coconut water and coconut oil…

When ice cream isn’t ice cream anymore: Shrink the package, or shrink the quality?

Strawberry ice cream

After discussing the ever-increasing phenomenon of “grocery shrink,” where packages keep getting smaller but the price stays the same (or worse, goes up,) I wondered in another post what will happen when products become so tiny that they really can’t be any smaller. Case in point – just in the past few months, Oscar Mayer […]