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SPAM Musubi Recipe

SPAM Musubi Recipe

If you’re looking for easy Hawaiian food,  SPAM musubi can’t be beat.  At it’s most basic you have three ingredients: SPAM, rice and nori (or seaweed).  The variations are endless; you can marinate the SPAM, add a scrambled egg, make them bite sized, or even […]

Asian Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe with Homemade Chicken Stock

Asian Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe with Homemade Chicken Stock

When trying to stretch your food budget, it’s a good idea to look at cultures that have been doing so with excellence for thousands of years.  The Chinese know the art of nose to tail eating, or using every part of an animal.  While some […]

Asian Mushroom Soup Recipe

Asian Mushroom Soup Recipe

Last October, Eric and I had the wonderful opportunity to stay at the Grand Velas resort in Puerto Vallarta.  We took hundreds of pictures and hours of video footage and then I was brought to tears when they were all lost.  While I can’t recreate […]

Asian Buttermilk Fried Chicken Hot Wings Recipe

Asian Buttermilk Fried Chicken Hot Wings Recipe

Oh baby! I love chicken wings, and I’m always playing with new ways of making them but this time, I’ve really outdone myself.  I decided to combine my three favorite kinds of chicken wings; buttermilk fried chicken, hot wings, and Asian wings.  These crispy spicy […]

Chinese New Year Recipes Round Up

Chinese New Year Recipes Round Up

(photo cc license by L2F1) Happy New Year!  No I’m not a few weeks late, I’m talking Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival as they call it in China.  This is the Year of the Dragon and it makes our boys laugh every time they […]

Oysters with Tomato Salsa Recipe

Oysters with Tomato Salsa Recipe

If I were going to eat one food until I was so stuffed I couldn’t eat another bite, it would be oysters.  Cooked or raw, I can eat my weight in the sweet, salty, slippery mouthfuls.  At Blog Her a couple months ago I was […]

Radish Sweet Pea Salad Recipe

Radish Sweet Pea Salad Recipe

My gardening is going grandly.  In fact, I grew everything in this salad except the dressing.  One of the greatest things about growing your own vegetables is that you can eat nearly every part of the plant.  This radish salad is not only sweet peas […]

Asian Burger Recipe

Asian Burger Recipe

Umami.  Say it with me…Oo-mom-ee.  That’s right, the oh so desirable savory taste that needed it’s own Umami International Symposium in Hawaii to ensure it’s recognition as one of the basic tastes.  Once the subject of controversy, it’s now widely accepted and is available in […]