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Display Name: Rinchen
Member Since: 12/20/09

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More like this. Now I understand the price differential in our local market.
Where are the links to recipes using fish sauce?
I have used it for Thai Brussel sprouts and Korean steamed eggs.

How Fish Sauce Is Made: A Visit With a Fish Sauce Maker in Sa Chau, Vietnam Maker Tour
6/3/14 11:23 AM

Happy B'day. What has been your most popular post? Your favorite post? Thx

Apartment Therapy is 10 Years Old! Enter the Birthday Bash Sweepstakes From Apartment Therapy & Serious Eats
5/8/14 10:11 AM

What...are we on the same wave length or what. I was going to search it and saw my enail first. In Berkeley there is a restaurant, Everest cafe that lives up to its name. Their dal is the best ever. I live in SoCal where we have a ton of South Asian eateries that I will no longer go to because of this one.

Recipe: Spiced Yellow Dal with Rice (Kitchari) Weeknight Dinner Recipes from The Kitchn
4/3/14 10:22 AM

Living in CA, we are conscious of water conservation. On my fave tv show, At Home with Venetia in Kyoto, she reused the water used to wash rice to clean the wooden floors in her 100 year old farmhouse.

Reader Recommendations: Simple Cleaners That Really Work Apartment Therapy's Home Remedies
3/26/14 02:59 PM

I have a wooden tv tray table which is just the right height and size. Yours are sexier!

10 Unusual Things to Use as a Nightstand
2/14/14 12:14 PM


How I Make Burritos to Freeze Freezer Friendly from Jessica Fisher
1/8/14 11:45 AM

My mother used to say, if you can read, you can cook. Most people can't read.

Best Food Blogs For Novice Cooks? Good Questions
1/1/14 05:09 PM

#3 is tiresome.

The Year's Top DIY Home Decor Trends Best of 2013
12/22/13 09:56 AM

A nice presentation. Where was the fruit?

A Cozy Holiday Potluck with Friends Gatherings from The Kitchn
12/11/13 10:56 AM

For the best manifestation of this color, go to the source. Your local orchid seller.

Pantone's Color of the Year for 2014!
12/5/13 02:22 PM

For the best manifestation of this color, go to the source. Your local orchid seller.

Pantone's Color of the Year for 2014!
12/5/13 02:22 PM

Reminds me of what I grew up with---horehound. It made a huge difference during the cold season.

Homemade Gift Recipe: Skillet Toffee Recipes from The Kitchn
12/5/13 09:18 AM

I am trying to get more cinnamon into my diet on a daily basis. Since it doesn't dissolve it is slimy when added to coffee. Do you have any ideas/techniques for incorporating it in liquids, such as hot drinks?

Cinnamon & Spice: 20 Recipes to Help Your Home Smell Like the Holidays Recipes from The Kitchn
11/18/13 02:37 PM

Touche. It is Meatless Monday today.

10 Meals That Make the Most of Meat Recipes from The Kitchn
11/11/13 11:10 AM

The most obvious neglected area is the space around the doors where the locks or door frame is. Wipe them down.

Preparing for Company in 60 Minutes
(or Less!): My Speed Cleaning Routine

11/10/13 09:51 AM

How much cheaper is the slow cooker compared to the oven? Could the pressure cooker be another alternative?

10 Reasons to Break Out the Slow Cooker Recipes from The Kitchn
10/21/13 11:24 AM

You left out Gado Gado. I thought it would be number one.

17 Absolutely Delicious Ways to Cook with Coconut Milk Recipes from The Kitchn
9/30/13 01:16 PM

At first glance I thought the top and sides had been serged!
I have made two of these using this link:
You can stuff them with whatever. I mostly used fiberfill but I had some new t-shirt remnants that I put in the middle. Put a lot of stuffing in them. I made mine for a nursery. I like the handle on them.

How To Make a Colorful, Inexpensive Floor Cushion Apartment Therapy Tutorials
9/24/13 09:34 PM

This is the kind of recipe I yearn for. I can almost smell it. More of the same please.

Recipe: Iranian Jeweled Rice Recipes from The Kitchn
9/15/13 08:27 PM

Hard to find farro has a great substitute----wheat berries. My fave salad is the one with the roasted grapes and red onion with the wheat berries. Throw in baby kale or arugula at the end. It is a MS recipe on her PBS show.

Farro Salad with Tomatoes, Homemade Sauerkraut, Green Minestrone & Apricot-Miso Glazed Chicken New Recipes from The Kitchn
8/9/13 12:35 PM