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How to Make the Easiest Kettle Corn Recipe At Home

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 | 0 comments

How to Make the Easiest Kettle Corn Recipe At Home

As much as we like to dine out, we actually enjoy cooking at home a lot.  Typically, I like to make as much of our meals and snacks from scratch as possible, including pastas, pickles (and even kimchi, coming soon), yogurt, and more. 

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Quick and Easy Recipe: Chilled Miso Tofu Appetizer, It’s Vegan Too!

Posted by on May 18, 2013 | 3 comments

Quick and Easy Recipe: Chilled Miso Tofu Appetizer, It’s Vegan Too!

Last weekend, we grilled up some beef short ribs, Korean galbi style.  On the side, we also grilled some sugar snap peas, okra, and mushrooms.  A peanut sauce accompanied the snap peas, while I tossed the mushrooms and okra in two chili dressings.

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Jalapeno Compressed Watermelon Salad Recipe and a Quick Bonus Appetizer

Posted by on Jul 28, 2012 | 4 comments

Jalapeno Compressed Watermelon Salad Recipe and a Quick Bonus Appetizer

I love a good watermelon salad, especially for summer dinner parties.  Not only are they juicy and refreshing, they’re also economical and easy to throw together.

The obvious challenge of serving watermelon is that it’s watery.  If I served the watermelon as-is on a plate, it’ll get weepy and dilute the other flavours. 

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The Best, Simple Recipe for a Spicy and Smoky Salsa

Posted by on Jul 7, 2012 | 5 comments

The Best, Simple Recipe for a Spicy and Smoky Salsa

For once, I don’t have much to say.  This post is little more than a recipe for my best salsa recipe.  It’s so utterly simple that it’d be silly not to make it – right now.

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Coconut Black Forbidden Rice Dessert with Mangoes Recipe

Posted by on Jun 1, 2012 | 8 comments

Coconut Black Forbidden Rice Dessert with Mangoes Recipe

It’s mango season again so I thought I’d sneak in a simple tropical dessert recipe. Using sweetened rice or beans in desserts is very common in many Asian cultures, especially in the Southeastern region. Here, a deeply purple, long grain rice is the star.

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Simple Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Dip Recipe

Posted by on Feb 10, 2012 | 0 comments

Simple Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Dip Recipe

After a long day of photographing food in Austin on Wednesday, the last thing I wanted to do was cook.  So I whipped this hearty hummus up in no time, plopped my butt on the couch, and caught up with Top Chef Texas.

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