Many of you have written to us and asked for foolproof, leakproof ways to take soup to the office. Well, we really liked this tip from reader myskinnygarden in the Soup Week post comments. She uses a canning jar, and here's why!
Our post last week with 10 practical ideas for spice storage elicited a lot of enthusiasm and fresh ideas from our readers. We're going to show you a few good solutions readers have sent us this week — starting with this one from Shakeena: Kombucha bottles as spice storage!
Last week we asked our readers what they cook and serve for a vegetarian dinner party. What are the very best main dishes for vegetarian dinner parties? The best center-of-the-table showstoppers? Here are a bunch of great vegetarian dinner party dishes, straight from our readers.
What do you do when you lose your cooking mojo? Your inspiration drains away and you look longingly at your takeout menus? You are eating Ritz crackers out of the box and peanut butter and celery — cooking anything more complicated than this sounds impossible. We asked our readers what they do when they completely lose their cooking mojo — how do you regain your inspiration? Here's what they had to say.
A certain person in my household has a rather hard time remembering his lunch in the morning. He will leave it on the entryway table while picking up his keys, and then I'll get a rather sad call an hour later, asking me to return it to the refrigerator. I rib him about this, but I'd love to just solve the problem, for his sake! So I turned to The Kitchn's Twitter friends (do you follow us?) and asked them: What is the very best way to remember one's lovingly home-packed lunch in the morning? Here's what they had to say!
Earlier this week we asked our readers for some better intelligence on make-ahead breakfasts. We read the comments (all 37 of them!) and rounded up more ideas from Facebook and Twitter. Here are all the ideas we heard, sorted into categories, and with some links to recipes. Take a look, and add more ideas if you've got 'em!
Do you think of escargot as kid-friendly food? No? Well, I didn't either until I received this email from reader Courtney. She has been encouraging her five-year-old to be adventurous, and look what turned out to be a hit! The best part of the story, too, is that she didn't have to buy a new tool or pan to cook these unusual little treats. She repurposed something she already had. Read on for the full story!
We recently asked our readers for their worst kitchen disaster story. In the middle of all those tears and laughter, Kitchn reader JaxLBC, left us a great holiday tip, one that could be a huge help to those who are preparing a holiday feast for the first time, either in a new space or all together — just do a trial run!