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Mint Radish Noodle Salad Recipe

Mint Radish Noodle Salad Recipe

Our CSA starts this Thursday, and I anticipate it being the high point of my week.  To give you an idea of what my last week has been like; my pastor from Hawaii passed away, my grandmother had to be rushed to the ER twice,…

Turkey Potsticker Recipe and Healthy Cooking on a Tight Budget Update

Turkey Potsticker Recipe and Healthy Cooking on a Tight Budget Update

In March I posted a beef potsticker recipe as part of the United Way Hunger Challenge.  While good, it doesn’t compare to my turkey potsticker recipe.  Ground turkey just seems to have a softer texture that works well with the potsticker wrapper which is chewy…

Potsticker Sauce Recipe

Potsticker Sauce Recipe

This potsticker sauce is salty, spicy, tangy and perfect for dipping Asian dumplings, gyoza, potstickers, egg rolls, wontons, mandoo or anything else!

Korean Recipe: Bibimbap

Bibimbap, Bibimbap!  I just love saying it!  Go ahead, try it out.  Say it Bee Bim Bop.  Isn’t it fun?  But more than fun to say, bibimbap is fun to eat, and even good for you!  It’s a signature Korean dish consisting of rice, an…

Easy Healthy Asian Chicken Salad Recipe

A fast and easy Asian chicken salad recipe that’s actually good for you! I’ve been wanting to come up with a healthy recipe for Asian chicken salad recipe.  I love the brightness of oranges and tangerines in salad, and combining their juice with some Asian ingredients makes a…

Korean Recipe for Chicken Thighs

Korean Recipe for Chicken Thighs

Here’s the promised Korean Chicken Thigh Recipe.   The thighs take only about 5 minutes of prep time and then cook in the oven so you don’t have to stand over the stove to keep an eye on them.  One of my hapa (part Asian)…

Sirloin Steak with Shiso Scallion Mashed Potatoes and Almost Dying Christmas Day

Sirloin Steak with Shiso Scallion Mashed Potatoes and Almost Dying Christmas Day

Eric and I typically have two kinds of memorable dates.  The first kind are really romantic ones involving fancy food and lots of making out.  The second kind are ones where one or both of us almost dies.  I thought I’d give you a little…



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