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Unprocessed Questions: Soda and Beverages

Unprocessed FAQ: Beverages

When people first hear of the October Unprocessed challenge, their first response is likely to be “But what about beer?! Wine?! Coffee?!” So I first tell them not to panic. Then I explain how I apply the Kitchen Test to these and a few other beverages. Some are fairly straightforward, but others have a bit of a gray area, and once again I’ll encourage you to make your own decision about where, exactly, you want to draw the line.

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Julia Childs Kitchen

Unprocessed FAQ: The Kitchen Test

With October Unprocessed just a few weeks away, we need to spend a little time thinking about how to define “unprocessed.” I use The Kitchen Test, and it works well for me. Many people find it works well for them, too. But it may not fit with your definition, and that’s totally okay. In fact, I encourage disagreement and discussion, since that’s the best way for us to learn together.

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21 Fabulous Fall Persimmon Recipes

As I was staring at the pile of persimmons on our kitchen counter this morning, I thought it would be nice to seek out some new & creative persimmon recipes from my friends’ sites, and share them with you. So here ya go: 21 mouth-watering persimmon recipes. Enjoy!

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Sink full of dirty dishes

Better food and fewer dirty dishes? Yes, please!

When I ask people what their least favorite part of cooking is, I often get a somewhat sarcastic answer: DOING THE DISHES! There’s really no way around the fact cooking creates dirty dishes — but there’s a really simple way to drastically reduce the number of dishes you dirty while making food, which of course means less time spent washing dishes.

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Pint jars filled with smoothie ingredients

Smoothie Jars for Quick and Easy Smoothies

One of the easiest ways to start your day with a bang is downing a tall smoothie packed with nutrition. When you’re in a hurry in the morning, though, it can be daunting trying to get everything ready for your smoothie, so I started making Smoothie Jars to streamline the process.

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