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Unbox Inbox 1982 implied HN points 20 Feb 24
  1. People have different preferences when it comes to salt, from carrying salt in tin pockets to seeking out salts from specific countries.
  2. Salt can be a luxury experience, with high-end brands offering unique flavors and sustainable options.
  3. The history of salt is rich and fascinating, influencing trade, wars, and civilizations throughout time.
What To Cook When You Don't Feel Like Cooking 3144 implied HN points 21 Jan 24
  1. The recipe for rosemary garlic pork shoulder with sweet potato puree takes longer than an hour to cook, but the active cooking time is only about 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. The dish involves slow roasting pork shoulder and sweet potatoes together, creating a savory and delightful meal.
  3. The recipe includes a simple herby sauce to balance the richness of the pork and provides detailed instructions to make the cooking process easy.
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What To Cook When You Don't Feel Like Cooking 2279 implied HN points 04 Feb 24
  1. The recipe features a delicious one-pan garlic butter roasted chicken with crispy potatoes and romesco sauce.
  2. Leftovers of this dish can be kept for up to 3 days in the fridge and can be used creatively in salads or bowls.
  3. Options are provided for variations like using different types of potatoes, nuts, or even making the dish dairy-free or gluten-free.
Digest // Storefronts of Bangkok 79 implied HN points 02 Apr 24
  1. Discover top dining destinations in Bangkok listed on Asia's Best Restaurants 1-50 with unique culinary experiences and exquisite flavors.
  2. Restaurants in Bangkok like Baan Tepa and Samrub Samrub Thai prioritize local sourcing, mindful utilization of ingredients, and offer dynamic dining experiences.
  3. Thai-Chinese fine dining establishments like Potong showcase traditional and innovative flavors, while restaurants such as Le Du offer a creative spin on Thai cuisine with seasonal menus.
Kitchen Projects 746 implied HN points 11 Feb 24
  1. Food can be a love language, evoking memories and emotions through the ingredients we use and dishes we create.
  2. Ingredients like black sesame, eggs, muscat Beaumes de Venise wine, vinegar, and pomegranates can bring unique flavors, textures, and balance to culinary creations.
  3. Exploring the stories and flavors of ingredients like vinegar in desserts can add new dimensions to baking, offering a fresh twist on traditional sweets.
Kitchen Projects 609 implied HN points 11 Feb 24
  1. Yuzu is a popular ingredient with a unique floral acidity, sometimes hard to find but worth seeking out for its flavor.
  2. The process of making black sesame and yuzu milk buns was revisited after years, resulting in a successful comeback with added yuzu curd.
  3. Two different shaping methods were shared for the buns, both yielding delicious results especially enhanced with the yuzu curd.
What To Cook When You Don't Feel Like Cooking 3871 implied HN points 08 Oct 23
  1. The recipe shared is a one-pot cheesy pumpkin pasta, perfect for fall comfort food.
  2. The author shares her love for savory pumpkin dishes and provides alternatives for those who don't enjoy pumpkin.
  3. There are tips for variations, such as using canned butternut squash, adding meat or greens, and making the dish dairy- or gluten-free.
Food is Stupid 845 implied HN points 26 Jan 24
  1. Geoducks are giant clams shaped like penises, considered a delicacy and tasty when prepared properly.
  2. Preparing a clam dog from scratch can be challenging and messy, requiring cleaning and frying the clam.
  3. Frying the fried geoduck resulted in a chewy, difficult-to-eat texture, highlighting the importance of proper preparation.
Susanality 687 implied HN points 02 Feb 24
  1. Recipe for Leek and Butternut Squash Galette that can be served as a main dish or appetizer.
  2. Changes to the newsletter: Free subscribers get less emails with one recipe per month, paid subscribers get bonus content in weekly emails.
  3. Tips for making the galette: Use pre-peeled squash for convenience, make the pastry dough and prep ingredients in advance, and adjust flour choices to suit your preference.
Longer Tables with José Andrés 707 implied HN points 29 Jan 24
  1. Catalan language has unique food-related words like 'Pà' for bread and 'Mar i muntanya' for 'sea and mountains'.
  2. Catalan is spoken in various regions beyond Catalonia, like Valencia, Balearic Islands, Andorra, Italy, and France.
  3. Learning some Catalan food words can enrich your culinary experience, like 'Botifarra amb mongetes' for sausage with white beans.
Brent and Michael are Going Places 569 implied HN points 05 Feb 24
  1. Many cultures have delicious dishes that involve meat and veggies cooked inside dough.
  2. Meat pies have been popular for thousands of years and are enjoyed in various countries like the UK and Canada.
  3. Meat pies are a loved food in Australia, where they were introduced by convicts in the 18th century.
Sasha's 'Newsletter' 151 implied HN points 14 Mar 24
  1. Iso-E Super is a popular ingredient in perfumery that is derived from myrcene and has a cedar-like scent.
  2. This fragrance ingredient undergoes complex chemical processes to enhance its aroma.
  3. Sasha Chapin discusses the intricate construction of Iso-E Super in perfumes in their paid post.
Unbox Inbox 852 implied HN points 09 Jan 24
  1. Bar soap can be a fun and thoughtful gift for people who appreciate design and aesthetics.
  2. Bar soap packaging can offer creative ways to engage customers with typography and design.
  3. Bar soap comes in a wide range of shapes, colors, and scents, making it a versatile and creative product to explore.
Cocktails With Suderman 412 implied HN points 09 Feb 24
  1. A Campari Sour is a simple yet delicious cocktail perfect for Valentine's Day, combining bittersweet and complex flavors.
  2. Adding a saline solution can enhance the taste of a Campari Sour by balancing the flavors and making it more floral.
  3. Experimenting with additional ingredients like Bénédictine can add layers and depth to the Campari Sour, making it complex and comforting.
A Small and Simple Thing 432 implied HN points 22 Jan 24
  1. Lentils are quick to cook, versatile, and make delicious meals like salads or veggie burgers.
  2. Having a stockpile of lentils is handy for easy and satisfying meal prep with greens and a protein.
  3. Cooking lentils for new parents is a low-stress way to offer support with high impact eating.
illyanna Maisonet's Newsletter 471 implied HN points 09 Jan 24
  1. Paid subscribers get access to exclusive content like Instagram 'Close Friends' list, written recipes, and videos of recipes.
  2. Citrus is an essential ingredient in cooking, often used to add brightness and acidity to dishes.
  3. Supporting local produce and enjoying fresh citrus from neighborhood trees can enhance the flavors in meals.
Vittles 77 implied HN points 13 Mar 24
  1. Archana Pidathala's buckwheat breakfast set includes panjiri and spiced chai cake, offering nourishment and indulgence in the form of a versatile, fragrant dish.
  2. Food can be a way to connect and care for others, as seen through the author's experience of creating dishes inspired by loved ones.
  3. Buckwheat is a versatile ingredient for creating gluten-free recipes like panjiri, providing a unique, earthy flavor profile that complements other ingredients.
What To Cook When You Don't Feel Like Cooking 3498 implied HN points 19 Feb 23
  1. The hella green pasta is basically a salad, packed with healthy ingredients like kale, spinach, and garlic.
  2. The recipe emphasizes using high-quality extra-virgin olive oil for the best flavor in the creamy pasta sauce.
  3. The leftover sauce can be versatile, used in various dishes or frozen for future meals, making it a great meal-prep option.