Kelp Cookery — cooking with kelp

Not Your Grandma's Oatmeal

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Not Your Grandma's Oatmeal

  Oatmeal is like a pair of favorite black leggings. They can fall anywhere on the spectrum from ho-hum boring to absolutely mouthwatering. It's all about the trimmings.  I love oatmeal. I make it for breakfast all the time. It’s got a surprising amount of protein, sticks to your ribs until lunchtime, and it is not expensive. You might be alarmed at the thought of kelp flakes in your oatmeal. Slow your roll and try it before you knock it. Oats keep your digestive system regular, reduce anxiety, and are high in fiber and protein. The ginger and turmeric are...

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HOW to cook with kelp

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HOW to cook with kelp

Seaweeds are easy to cook with. Dried sugar kelp can be pulverized into flakes, crumbled gently with the hands, or cut with scissors to achieve the desired shape. You can take that literally and start cutting your kelp into Matisse-inspired nudes. Or anything!  Sugar kelp can be added to all the foods you prepare daily. It can be incorporated into scrambled eggs or sprinkled over oatmeal. It can be baked into bread, slipped into sandwiches, simmered in beans, soups, stews and pasta sauces. In recipes where there are many complex flavors, the gentle umami flavor of seaweed is present, but mellow. In a more...

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