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Easy Comfort Food for Hard Times: Omurice

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Everyone has those days when nothing seems to go right. Where we don’t have the energy left to do the things that would make us feel better—like cleaning up, exercising, or cooking. That’s why the Japanese comfort food omurice is one of my favorite treats on those terrible-horrible-no-good-very-bad days. A few veggies, a couple of eggs, cooked rice, and ketchup are all it takes to settle the soul. Read the rest of this entry

A Wife’s Guide to Winter Squash

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Even though most of us are more familiar with winter squash’s less doughty cousin–summer squash like zucchini–winter squash is an excellent addition to a cold-weather diet. Winter squash lasts three to five months after it’s autumn harvest time, so there the closest thing to in-season vegetables most of us can find until early spring. Winter squasheare also nutrient-dense, full of vitamins like iron, folate, and fiber. They’re even a great low-carb or gluten-free alternative for those with special dietary needs. Experimental Wifery shares our favorite winter squash and three recipe ideas to get you cooking. Read the rest of this entry

How to Make Buttermilk Biscuits… from Scratch

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Canned biscuits have artificial color to turn them that perfect golden, brown color. And both canned biscuits and biscuit mix use soybean oil instead of that staple of Southern food: butter. But real, homemade biscuits are a treat with a texture and taste all their own. Experimental Wifery teaches you to make buttermilk biscuits the Southern way… from scratch. Serve them in the morning with eggs and sausage or bacon. Serve them at meals in place of dinner rolls. Or serve them with jam and honey as a delightful, sweet snack. Read the rest of this entry