When you think of dishes from Hawaii, what do you think of? You might think of a luau, of course, which is a classic notion of what a big, fun meal from Hawaiian culture looks like. You probably also think about fish—that’s a natural, given the islands’ accessibility to the sea. But have you ever heard of poké?
Poké is gaining popularity in more places than the Hawaiian islands, as foodies (and everyday people) continue to look for interesting food and ways of cooking. And poke fits the bill on both counts.
The typical poké uses raw fish, but you don’t have to. You can basically use whatever you want—make it vegetarian, for example. The great thing about this dish is that it’s generally packed with good-for-you ingredients, and it’s filling, too. So how can you make your own poké at home, and what might you like to try in it? This graphic gives you some insights.
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Mason jars have been around for over 100 years, and they were originally used for canning and preserving food. Over the past few decades, however, the uses for these versatile jars have taken a creative spin. From gift containers to wedding decorations, Mason jars are on thousands of Pinterest boards for one reason or another. Dinah Wulf compiled a list of common and creative uses for these versatile jars and has broken these down into four categories: recipes, gardens, gifts, and crafts. She also included some DIYs you can try each of them out!
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“Grown in South America (Peru, Chile and Bolivia) for thousands of years, quinoa formed the staple diet of the Incas and their descendants. In recent years, foodies in the UK and the US have heralded it as a superior alternative to bulgur wheat, couscous and rice. Though it often occupies a similar role to these grains in dishes, quinoa is actually in the same family as beets, chard and spinach.”
– Jo Lewin, Nutritional therapist
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I enjoy using my leftovers! I made this very simple and yet tasty salad because it doesn’t take too much time and is filling and delicious.
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“Earth Day is the perfect time to reflect on our food footprint. Aside from the obvious: eating locally—as locally as your own backyard—if you can, and filling your basket with in-season fruit and vegetables, what else can you do? The recipes and ideas here are a good start. Saving the planet never tasted so good.”
– Fine Cooking
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