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My Gardening Adventures - Thai Basil Must-Have Garden Herb | runawayrice.com

My Gardening Adventures – Summer 2018

Gardening is another hobby I really enjoy along with cooking. I love it when I can snip herbs from my garden to add fresh flavor and aroma to a dish. As a novice gardener, I keep things small and simple so it’s manageable. I have a planter box garden which my husband built using basic […]

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Zwilling Spirit Cookware Set - Ceramic Nonstick Coating 10-Piece Set | runawayrice.com

Zwilling Spirit Cookware Set – Product Review

The Zwilling Spirit Cookware Set has been my steady kitchen companion for over a year now and I’d like to share my thoughts on this pots and pans set. I love kitchen purchases and am always excited to share new products with you. My practical and analytical sides, however, want to use the product, put […]

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Chinatown, San Francisco - Dragon's Gate | runawayrice.com

Chinatown, San Francisco – One Day Excursion

Chinatown, San Francisco is an iconic cultural destination in northern California. Known as the oldest Chinatown in America and one of the largest outside Asia, it’s an eclectic neighborhood filled with tourist hot spots, food markets, restaurant and eateries, specialty shops, cultural destinations and more. A visit to this charming district in San Francisco, California is […]

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Kiwano Melon / Horned Melon - What is this Intriguing Fruit? | runawayrice.com

Kiwano Melon / Horned Melon – What is this Exotic Fruit?

Kiwano Melon / Horned Melon is an exotic oblong fruit having thick orange skin covered with rigid spikes. The spikes or horns are prominent such that when placed on flat surface the Kiwano melon rests entirely on them. I’ve been seeing this funky looking fruit popping up at local grocery stores and got really curious about […]

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Tiger IH Rice Cooker, Slow Cooker, Bread Maker - One Year Update | from runawayrice.com

Tiger IH Rice Cooker – One Year Update

Almost a year ago I unboxed the Tiger IH 5.5 Cup Rice Cooker and shared with you my initial thoughts. Since then I’ve had ample time to use the multi-cooker to make rice daily, prepare simple dishes, tryout new recipes and functions and test with my recipes. I am pleased to share I am really […]

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Honeycomb Cake (Banh Bo Nuong) - What makes this cake so beautifully green? | recipe from runawayrice

Celebrating Green Foods the Vietnamese Way!

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to celebrate green foods whether you’re Irish or otherwise. 🙂 I certainly adore green foods because Vietnamese cuisine offers a plethora of verdant foods from lush vegetables and herbs to vividly colored desserts and cakes.

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Cuckoo ICOOK Q5 - Cooker Unboxed | recipe from runawayrice.com

Cuckoo ICOOK Q5 – Unboxing the Electric Multi Pressure Cooker

The Cuckoo ICOOK Q5 Electric Multi Pressure Cooker is the latest in smart kitchen appliances and today I am unboxing one and sharing my initial thoughts with you. Most of you already know I am a HUGE fan of kitchen appliances offering multiple cooking functions and innovative technology. The Cuckoo ICOOK Q5 (5 quart capacity) touts 8 […]

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Making tortillas on the new stove | runawayrice.com

Small Stove, Big Difference – Antigua, Guatemala

How often do you think about the wonderful household invention we call a “stove”? Probably not very often, yet most of us use it daily to prepare our meals. We simply walk up to it, turn it on and expect it to provide a range of heating options for cooking. Now imagine you don’t have […]

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Stained Steamer vs. Clean Steamer | how to from runawayrice.com

How to Clean a Stained Aluminum Steamer

Do you have a stained aluminum steamer covered with ugly grey and brown spots? No matter how hard you scrub, the stubborn spots in the bottom basin can’t be removed. The good news is there is an ingredient in your kitchen which will remove these yucky stains without exerting any elbow grease. Yep! You can […]

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