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Shrimp Boil Recipe and Party Tips

Shrimp Boil Recipe and Party Tips

Take your summer backyard party to the next level with this easy but impressive shrimp boil recipe.

Vietnamese Sandwich Recipe with Grilled Chicken (Banh Mi)

Vietnamese Sandwich Recipe with Grilled Chicken (Banh Mi)

This Vietnamese sandwich recipe is an authentic grilled chicken banh mi packed with exciting flavors, colors and textures. And it’s SO easy to make!

115 Healthy After School Snacks Your Kid Will Love

115 Healthy After School Snacks Your Kid Will Love

Healthy after school snacks are a great way to ward off the wrath and destruction of a hungry kiddo. But with so many school days, it’s easy to feel stuck in a rut and out of ideas. Here’s 115 healthy after-school snacks that we think…

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.…

Chicken Salad in Creamy Avocado Dressing Recipe

Chicken Salad in Creamy Avocado Dressing Recipe

August is HOT! I’ve always loved the heat and anxiously awaited the two months of summer that we get in Washington, but everything is different when I’m pregnant.  I now get dizzy if the temperature is over 85 degrees, and have taken to wearing ice…

Fresh Mango Salsa Recipe

Fresh Mango Salsa Recipe

My pregnancy cravings have been shifting from Asia to south of the border.  I still love to eat potstickers and spring rolls, but now I find myself also wanting guacamole, fresh salsa and tacos.  We even made grilled quesadillas on our annual Mt. Rainier camping…

Growing Herbs (My Top 10 list for Homegrown Herbs)

One of the best tips I have for both saving money on food and eating healthier is growing herbs yourself. Here are some of the many herbs I grow and how I use them (with links to more fresh herb recipes than you’ll ever need!),  tips…

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…