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Soy Salmon Skewers Recipe

Soy Salmon Skewers Recipe

A couple years ago, as a thank you for blogging for Hunger Action Week, I was invited to a fancy dinner hosted by United Way. I brought my sister along as my date, and we had a grand time exploring the buffet, meeting new people, […]

Asian Slaw with Beet Carrots and Kohlrabi Recipe

Asian Slaw with Beet Carrots and Kohlrabi Recipe

Kohlrabi. Just the name sounds funny, and it looks even funnier. I have to admit, I still haven’t exactly figured out a recipe that really features kohlrabi. It’s kind of like a dense bulb of leafless cabbage. It can be purple, green, or white, and […]

Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce from Scratch

Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce from Scratch

Time for a trip to the archives. I originally posted this Chinese Plum Sauce Recipe four years ago. It’s surprised me by becoming my most popular post, so I decided it was time to give the post and photos a little bit of a facelift. […]

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Slow Cooker Pork Recipe (and video!)

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Slow Cooker Pork Recipe (and video!)

Hooray! I can finally share this video and recipe with you! Back in June, my friend Jaden (Steamy Kitchen) put together an awesome day for myself and a few other special bloggers: Sandy & Paul (Reluctant Entertainer), Jenny (Picky Palate), Jessica (The Novice Chef), Lauren (Lauren’s […]

Korean Short Ribs Recipe Kalbi Beef

Korean Short Ribs Recipe Kalbi Beef

Considering how much Korean food I ate as a small child, it’s surprising that I don’t have more Korean recipes on the website yet (time to get on that!).  We lived in Korea for a few years, from when I was in preschool until the […]

Somen Salad Recipe

Somen Salad Recipe

I’ve been going through the recipe archives, looking at some of my favorite recipes and realizing that they’ve changed a bit through the years.  I’m also a much better photographer now, so every once in a while I plan to reshoot some past recipes and […]

Chinese Meatball Recipe

Chinese Meatball Recipe

There are so many times that I pull a package of ground beef out of the freezer and wonder, “How am I going to do something new and exciting with this?”  Since we buy a part of a cow, we end up with about 50 […]

Hawaiian Fresh Crab and Papaya Salad Recipe

Hawaiian Fresh Crab and Papaya Salad Recipe

This time of year, I start to miss Hawaii.  A lot.  I love that we actually have distinct seasons here, but spring is such a tease, with a few days of sun followed by week of rain.  Although it’s been great to have sun every […]