November 10, 2016
Vietnamese-style Duck Soup

We have soup for dinner at least one night a week - in the summer it's chilled, garden fresh...

October 11, 2016
Persimmom and Pomegranate Salad with Mint, Lemon, Nutmeg and Honey

A neighbor of mine in Tokyo had a glorious Fuyu persimmon tree that, season after season, produced...

October 6, 2016

What could be easier than a hearty recipe that finishes in 15 minutes? From the Taste of Home...

October 3, 2016

Quinoa casseroles are a great way to pack extra nutrition into each and every meal.  This...

September 27, 2016
sandwich

Onigirazu is the Japanese version of a sandwich.  Instead of bread, rice is slathered on...

September 9, 2016
ramen

Forget about packaged ramen and turn to this quick and easy recipe.  For many of us, instant...

September 7, 2016
Korean Fried Chicken with Garlic and Ginger

Just a few ingredients are all you need to make this crazy good one pan fried chicken recipe....

September 2, 2016

Quick and easy sushi bowls are a versatile meal that can be made for omnivores, vegetarians or even...

August 25, 2016
siu mai

Nearly every culture on Earth has them. Some are boiled, some are steamed. Some are pan or wok...

August 22, 2016
pork and shrimp siu mai

Pork dumplings, or siu mai, are an ubiquitous dish found in Cantonese dim sum restaurants....

August 9, 2016
shrimp

Fresh Fish by Jennifer Trainer Thompson is approaches fish cookery with a fearless bravado that...

July 18, 2016
tuna

Tuna poke is quite possibly the ideal summer meal.  It is cool, refreshing and best of all,...

July 11, 2016
sauce

Condiments are so fun to make at home.  While it may seem easier to just buy the bottle of...

June 23, 2016
soy sauce

Soy sauce is a 2,500 year old condiment that extends beyond borders and cultures.  This dark...

June 21, 2016
cauliflower

Chinese take-out may have limited options for non-meat eaters but when you cook at home you can...

June 12, 2016

A favorite school day lunch on our farm probably isn't what you might expect. We enjoy a...

May 20, 2016

We love crab, but when prices of our local Dungeness can exceed $12.99 or more a pound I need to...

May 11, 2016
Wok Fried Lobster with Salted Egg and Crab Paste (Kang Phad Khai Khem Man Poo)

If you love unique and interesting flavors and rolling up your sleeves in the kitchen, then you...

May 10, 2016

The bright, bold flavors and aromas of Thai food is both intoxicating and addictive. It's where...

April 12, 2016
noodles

I am always on the look out for quick and easy meals that keep dinner interesting.  I have my...

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