Aug 202012
The Water Honey Peach

This isn’t a recipe update. But rather a historical food story from my mother. I don’t know if this is the space to share these stories. but for now, they’ll be here. In Seoul still, there are men pushing wooden, or metal handcarts full of produce, making their living off of these mobile fruit stands. [...]

Aug 012012
Beef Chili with Kidney Beans

This recipe comes from an amazing tome of a cookbook (gifted from my good friend Stella) from America’s Test Kitchen called The New Best Recipe. You will see recipes from this book often. I don’t think I”ll ever get around to trying everything, but their recipes are usually amazing. This one is no different. A basic [...]

Jul 232012
Blackberry Mint Lemonade Squishee

My friend Sara took me exploring in Oakland near Lake Merritt. We went to the Holy Land for Mediterranean food (remind me next time to get the falafel plate). They had this amazing mint lemonade with crushed ice. Good thing I have leftover mint at home. This recipe is a cheat, in that I use store-bought lemonade. [...]

Jul 202012
Asparagus with Slivered Almonds

Asparagus has become my go to thing to grill (and pineapple…omg)  with just salt, pepper and olive oil. When I don’t have a grill handy, I love it this way with the added texture of the almonds and the bite of the red pepper. The easy one pan cooking method I stole from my friend [...]

Aug 182011
Huevos Rancheros (and Pico de Gallo)

There’s something about Huevos Rancheros and the combination of breakfast and Mexican food that makes it seem so delicious. Every time I see it on a brunch menu, I have to order it. I’ve had really bad, greasy  HR, and I’ve had amazing HR. Although I still want to try my hand at them Pete‘s [...]