Ever notice quinoa leaves a bitter taste in your mouth? Quinoa has a natural protective coating called saponin that's quite bitter. However, much of the quinoa sold in the United States is pre-rinsed.
Why You Should Always Carry Olive Oil
Olive oil has a surprising number of uses beyond just the culinary. Boston University student and CHOW.com intern Austin Pohlen reveals how carrying a small container of olive oil can save you in some awkward situations. This special College Edition CHOW tip is part of a series aimed at helping students on a budget with food and entertaining while living away from home.