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FoodSaver System - Reduce Food Waste and Slash Your Grocery Costs | runwawyrice.com

My Favorite FoodSaver Uses

I finally bought one and in this post, I share my favorite FoodSaver uses. After a year of having this little appliance on my kitchen counter and using it every chance possible, I am happy to say–I really like it! One of my big resolutions for this year was to cut-down on food waste and […]

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Instant Pot - Hype or Here to Stay? | runawayrice.com

Instant Pot – Hype or Here to Stay?

The Instant Pot electric pressure cooker has been the kitchen darling for the past 3 years now and still going strong. Touted as the most versatile electric multi-cooker, the Instant Pot has garnered a cult-like following of devoted cooks passionate about sharing pressure cooker recipes for everything imaginable. If you’re still one of the holdouts wondering […]

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How to Make a Vermicelli Disk for the Metaltex Potato Ricer | runawayrice.com

How to Make a Vermicelli / Thin Noodle Disk

I received lots of requests for instructions on how to make the vermicelli / thin noodle disk used in the Rice Noodle / Rice Vermicelli (Bun Tuoi) recipe I  shared. I love that you enjoy DIY projects and I am happy to share the step-by-step process in this post. Making a vermicelli disk for a potato […]

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Ghost Pepper / Bhut Jolokia - Dare To Try This Wickedly Hot Pepper? | runawayrice.com

Ghost Pepper / Bhut Jolokia – Dare to Eat It?

One of the hottest chili peppers in the world, the Ghost Pepper is insanely spicy and not for the faint of heart or stomach. Known also as Bhut Jolokia, Ghost Chili, Red Naga, this hybrid chili pepper originates from the Assam region in northeast India. “Bhut” means “ghost” and “Jolokia” means “chili pepper” in the […]

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Essential Mooncake Guide (Banh Trung Thu) with Recipes | from runawayrice.com

Essential Mooncake Guide: Tools for Making Mooncakes

Mid-Autumn Festival is approaching and mooncakes are essential treats for celebrating this festive holiday. Making mooncakes at home isn’t difficult at all. They take a bit of time but the process is a lot of fun! There’s a touch of artistry involved but you don’t need to be a pastry chef to make beautiful mooncakes. […]

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Essential Mooncake Guide (Banh Trung Thu) with Recipes | from runawayrice.com

Essential Mooncake Guide: Mooncake Molds

Mooncake molds are important tools for making beautiful mooncakes. It’s from the mold that mooncakes get the imprinted designs and motifs. There are lots of different mooncake molds but which one is the best to use? In this post, Part 2 of a three-part series on mooncakes, I’ll share several basic mooncake molds plus some […]

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Essential Mooncake Guide (Banh Trung Thu) with Recipes | from runawayrice.com

Essential Mooncake Guide – Types of Mooncakes

Mooncakes are essential treats for celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival (Tết Trung Thu) and the different types of mooncakes and combinations may be a bit bewildering. No exaggeration, this festive lunar holiday would not be complete without these beautiful cakes to enjoy. Nowadays mooncakes are available in plethora of flavors, shapes and sizes. Whether you’re buying from the […]

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Broken Rice (Com Tam) - How to Cook Perfect Broken Rice! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Broken Rice – What Is It?

Broken Rice (Com Tam) is a popular type of white rice served with many Vietnamese dishes. You often see it in rice plates featuring a combination of grilled meats, egg meatloaf, salad and pickles. What exactly is Broken Rice? How does Broken Rice differ from regular white rice? How do you cook Broken Rice? I […]

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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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