4 Ingredients You Need in Your Pantry + Takeout Inspired Weekly Dinner Menu

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I don’t know when it happened but at some point I fell in love with the flavors of eastern and southeast asian cuisine. Most people consider items like olive oil, apple cider vinegar, and BBQ sauce as kitchen staples, but I would argue that ingredients like hoisin, rice vinegar, fish sauce, and sesame oil are just as important.

Today I want to share about my 4 favorite east and southeast Asian pantry staples and share a takeout inspired menu with you.

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6 Food Prep Items Every Home Cook Needs + Greek Inspired Weekly Dinner Menu

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Trust me, you don’t need a ton of fancy kitchen gadgets to be a good home cook. I would argue the opposite. All you need are a few decent quality kitchen tools to get started. I did include one electric kitchen gadget that I believe is a must (only because it’s pretty hard to blend soup by hand).

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3 Rules Every Home Cook Should Follow + Free Weekly Dinner Menu

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I love cooking, but I realize that’s not the case for everyone. Some people struggle with the meal planning and prep, others hate grocery shopping, and most people hate the clean up. I totally get it, so I’m here to help where I can.

At a minimum I cook dinner 5 days a week, but most weeks I cook everyday. I wanted to share a few tips with you to help make weekday meal prep and cooking a little easier.

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