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I’m loving how things like ginger and turmeric powder are showing up in natural groceries. I find this phenomena interesting because I’ve been consuming these items in their natural form for years. In fact, I …

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Octopus Recipe

August 17, 2015 – 9:53 pm | 1,381 views

One of my favorite animals in the world is the octopus. I keep reading stories on the internet about how they are not from earth but aliens of another planet according to their DNA structure, …

Green Eggs and Ham

February 26, 2015 – 12:39 am | 1,159 views

This is part 2 of my moringa powder mission. Today I have a simple recipe that is fun for you and kids. For years I’ve been trying to figure out the best way to get …

Moringa Udon

February 25, 2015 – 8:38 pm | 2,587 views

I’m loving how things like ginger and turmeric powder are showing up in natural groceries. I find this phenomena interesting because I’ve been consuming these items in their natural form for years. In fact, I …

Shitake Dashi

February 24, 2015 – 11:45 pm | 999 views
shitake mushrooms

Some days, it’s all about that dashi. As requested…some vegetarian dishes. I guess it’s not a full vegetarian dish because I’m just concentrating on broth but it’ll have to do for now. Dashi is a …

My Chashu Recipe

February 22, 2015 – 9:37 pm | 2,707 views
cooking chashu

One of my favorite things to eat when I go on my ramen runs is really good chashu. The places close to me don’t do the chashu as tender as I’d like so I decided, …

Hawaiian Woman Captures Giant Crab

January 2, 2015 – 7:24 pm | 1,148 views

I’m going to start by saying, I don’t think she ate it as what most of my local friends would have done. Instead, I’ll highlight one of the best dishes I ever ate on the …

Vietnamese Roast Turkey Turned Pho Recipe

November 30, 2014 – 9:00 am | 1,042 views
How to make turkey pho

This year we wanted a non-traditional but somewhat traditional Thanksgiving. I wasn’t sure exactly what that meant but it started going down the path of doing a Vietnamese style roast turkey. I’ve never heard of …

Maryland Blue Crab

October 22, 2014 – 9:01 pm | 1,568 views

At my last wedding catering gigs I was asked to step out of my comfort zone and do something that I’ve never done before…Maryland Blue Crab. My response was, “You know I was born in …

Shortcut Chicken Pot Pi

March 14, 2013 – 10:31 pm | 1,376 views

Welcome Pi Day! This year I took the easy route…well not the easiest route but a fairly easy route and made chicken pot pie. Instead of painstakingly making pie crust or puff pastry and making …

Creamy Seafood Pasta – 100 Portions

February 12, 2013 – 5:59 am | 2,731 views
mussels clams

I made a creamy seafood pasta at my most recent catering event. I was shooting for fresh and new but ended up in a nostalgic flavor that brought me straight to my childhood. One of …

Happy New Year! Shark Fin Soup!

January 2, 2013 – 3:23 pm | 1,507 views
Shark Fin Soup

It’s a new year and I thought I wasn’t going to be able to eat my yearly shark fin soup. Well, I got some in. Thank you Koi Palace for still serving your stock.
Here’s an …

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

March 23, 2012 – 5:46 pm | 3,144 views

A conversation at work got me thinking about pork. Then, on my way home I saw a guy with a tattoo of a pig on his arm. I had to do it–make my bacon weave …

Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

November 30, 2010 – 11:07 pm | 4,553 views

I found this recipe on the web. The cookies turned out good. I tried it at 10 minutes and the cookies were gooey. I tried it at 15 minutes and they were way over. At …

Stuffed Squash Blossoms Recipe

November 19, 2010 – 10:44 pm | 2,122 views
squash blossoms

A few months ago I ate deep-fried squash blossoms in the Moss Room at the California Academy of Sciences. The squash blossoms were stuffed with goat cheese and some other herb. Why didn’t I think …