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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 […]

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 […]