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Sample Some of the Area’s Best Pho at Pho World

January 21, 2015 5:03 pm

Hot, spicy, and piping hot, pho (a popular Vietnamese street food noodle soup) is believed by many to have healing properties. While we can't promise pho at Pho World will help you get over a cold quicker, at least you'll eat well trying! First, choose your protein (meat, seafood, or tofu) and get ready; this is rich and fragrant broth, full of lime, basil, sprouts, onions, and cilantro, piled with fresh noodles. Regulars say Pho World is home to some of the area's best pho.

Here, the light, flaky spring rolls are a nice extra snack, and other menu items get high marks, too. Prices are decent, and the service is fast and friendly.

Pho World
17823 108th Avenue SE
Renton, WA 98055
(425) 254-3555

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Seattle Boat Show!

January 21, 2015 12:27 am

With Spring just around the corner, and Summer shortly following suit, it's definitely not too early to start thinking about your Summer adventures! A great place to start is the Seattle Boat Show, which runs from January 23rd to January 31st simultaneously at both Century Link Field, AND Chandler's Cover at South Lake Union! More information, including admission pricing, can be found here: www.seattleboatshow.com.

The Seattle Boat Show promises to be a fun and informative experience for all ages, and whether you are planning on buying a boat yourself, or just wanting to experience the thrill of stepping aboard one, you certainty won't be disappointed!

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How to Save Time and Money in the Kitchen

January 14, 2015 5:02 pm

Between family, friends, work, and errands, there's often little time left in the day for cooking a wholesome, healthy meal. Whether you're cooking for one or preparing a feast for your entire extended family, these time-saving cooking tips can help you stretch those seconds in the kitchen.

1) Keep your cabinets well-stocked.
Before you make a trip to the grocery store, do a quick assessment of your cabinets. Are you low on essentials such as rice, flour, cooking stock, basic seasonings, and pasta? Keeping these kitchen staples on hand will prevent hiccups in your meal planning process down the line. Consider printing this handy grocery checklist from Martha Stewart.

2) Plan ahead.
Establishing a meal menu for the week will not only make dinner prep easier, it'll also help you save money. Scan the newspaper for coupons, then flip through your grocer's circular for any notable bargains. Afterwards, plan a menu based around the food that's on sale. For instance, if chicken is being offered at a discount, capitalize from the deal by creating a chicken-centric menu for the week. Assemble oven-ready dishes, such as casseroles and soup stock, that you can freeze and eat at a later date.

Menu Planning: Save Time In The Kitchen [Organized Home]
Save Time in the Kitchen [Martha Stewart]
5 best time-saving cooking tips [EatingWell]

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