Best Plastic Free Coffee Grinder 2022

I switched to buying whole bean coffee to have more control over my brew and enjoy higher quality beans that aren’t stale from oxidation. But using a low quality coffee grinder that might be leaching harmful plastic chemicals into my grind– defeating the purpose. What I wanted was a coffee grinder where only safe, non-plastic … Read more

The Best Oil For Frying Onion Rings

There’s nothing like biting into a crunchy, freshly fried battered onion ring. Onion rings are a fun and easy snack to make at home- you can even experiment with your own seasoning combinations. But what is the best oil for frying onion rings? I’ve found that refined coconut oil is the best oil for frying … Read more

The Best Oil For Frying Donuts

There is truly nothing like biting into a freshly fried donut. That’s why Krispy Kreme serves them hot and fresh! But you might be wondering: which oil is the best for frying donuts at home? My top choice is refined coconut oil, because it meets all the requirements of the best oil for frying donuts … Read more

4 Best Caramel Extract Substitutes

What is Caramel Extract? Caramel extract is used to infuse caramel flavor into food, drinks and desserts. It’s made by letting caramel steep in alcohol or another liquid for an extended period of time, allowing the alcohol to absorb the caramel flavor. It’s a great addition to any pudding, ice, cream, cake or cooking recipe. … Read more

The 5 Best Strawberry Extract Substitutes

What is Strawberry Extract? Strawberry extract is a mixture of usually alcohol, and strawberries, usually added to food or drink to infuse a strong strawberry flavor. It’s made by soaking strawberries in alcohol to extract that flavor from them. Strawberry extract can easily be made at home, it just takes some time for the mixture … Read more

The 5 Best Chocolate Extract Substitutes

What is Chocolate Extract? Chocolate extract is a flavoring created by soaking cocoa beans in alcohol. It is usually used in dessert recipes to enhance and add depth to chocolate flavor. How is chocolate extract used? Chocolate extract is usually used in variety of dessert recipes, from brownies, homemade Nutella, chocolate pudding, mousse, cookies, frosting… … Read more

The 6 Best Orange Extract Substitutes

What is Orange Extract? Orange extract is concentrated orange flavor used in cooking and baking. The extract is made by soaking orange zest or fruit in alcohol to extract the fragrant and flavorful orange oil. This mixture of alcohol and orange oil adds lovely bursts of flavor, and the alcohol burns off when cooking or … Read more

The 5 Best Peppermint Extract Substitutes

What is Peppermint Extract? Peppermint extract is a mixture of peppermint oil and alcohol, most typically. Sometimes the peppermint oil is mixed with glycerin or sunflower oil to make an alcohol-free extract. The extract is made by soaking peppermint leaves in alcohol, so the leaves release the flavorful peppermint oil. Peppermint extract is fairly easy … Read more

Plastic-Free AeroPress: 3 Best Healthy Alternatives

Love the AeroPress but worried about plastic exposure? You’re not being overly paranoid, there is ample evidence of plastic giving off harmful chemicals, particularly when heated. Unfortunately, the AeroPress is exclusively made from plastic. You cannot find a glass or stainless steel AeroPress, even from a knock-off brand. This is because the glass is too … Read more