Store green onions in the refrigerator in a plastic bag for up to five days. Clean just before use, by trimming off the hairy root and the very tip of the green tops. The entire onion, from the white base to green top, can be eaten.


“Chinese five spice powder is a staple of Chinese cooking. It’s known for its sweet and spicy flavor. It usually contains a mixture of ground star anise (pictured), cinnamon, cloves, fennel seeds and Szechuan peppers, although it sometimes also contains ginger or cloves. It can usually be found in the spice section of any grocery store, or you can try making your own.


What is something that you need a grown-up’s help for now but hope to soon be able to do by yourself?