Pitting olives. Because some people think that doing this by hand is cathartic, but for most of us it is simply a pain in the butt. Crowd a few olives together, give them a good bang!, then swiftly pull out their pits.
Using psyillium husk to strengthen the dough hmm? I admit, it’s not something that I would have thought of, but I love that someone else figured it out, as I have yet to make a GF biscuit that cuts the mustard.
This has been happening to me so much too lately! At least the last 5 loaves. As if the stuff doesn’t cost enough to begin with!
Ugh! So frustrating! When one has to pay upwards of $5-6 for a loaf of bread, how is it even remotely fair that half the loaf is missing? I am a fan of Udi’s products, but they really need to work on their quality control or else I’ll have to reconsider my bread purchases.
Now that I’m a California girl I have every excuse to buy as much citrus and strawberries as possible. Seriously, I cannot get enough.
Though this is a bit on the high sugar side (it’s NATURAL sugar people, reeeelllax) for a smoothie this is a GLORIOUS recipe. If I was going for a less sugary option, I would throw a few mild greens in or even better yet carrot juice. And on the other hand if I was feeling really wild a splash of gin would make this a perfect slushy cocktail.
Strawberry-Grapefruit Smoothies fromWhole Living, May 2012 Ingredients: 1 ruby red or pink grapefruit, seeded and segmented 2 c. hulled fresh or frozen strawberries 1 sweet apple, such as Honeycrisp or Pink Lady, cored and chopped 1 (1-in.) piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1/2 c. water, plus more as desired Directions: 1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Taste for thickness and texture and add more water, if desired. Drink immediately or keep in the refrigerator until ready to drink. If keeping, shake vigorously or blend in the blender before drinking. Yield: 2 servings