My favorites

My favorites

  • 22 Recipes
My favorites
Mexican Corn Cakes

Mexican Corn Cakes

One of my favorite summer lunches has long been a spinach salad with tons of fresh raw sweet corn cut off the cob and avocado slices
5-Cheese Italian Sausage Lasagna Rolls

5-Cheese Italian Sausage Lasagna Rolls

The result was one grumpy Mommy, who wasn't enjoying her time in the kitchen. Last night, was my night to choose our dinner
German Apple Custard Pancake

German Apple Custard Pancake

Let me be very clear.  I LOVE pancakes.  Buuuut, they're sort of a pain to make, especially for a crowd. The batter is easy enough to whip up, but then you'll likely spend the next 30 minutes standing over a hot stove flipping pancakes
Creamy Bowtie and Meatball Skillet

Creamy Bowtie and Meatball Skillet

Creamy Bowtie Pasta and Meatball Skillet. I love skillet meals. It's been a while since we have had good old pasta and meatballs so I decided that would make a great skillet dinner
Moroccan Beef Noodle Skillet

Moroccan Beef Noodle Skillet

I’m doing lots of experimenting this week with my new spice from The Missing Ingredient, a Vancouver based company who offers a monthly food subscription service
Mapo Tofu

Mapo Tofu

Some are spicy, some are meaty, this one is a little hot with a little ground chicken, making tofu the star of my recipe
The Best Ever 25 Skillets and Casseroles

The Best Ever 25 Skillets and Casseroles

Cheesy Bacon Chicken Pierogi Bake made with a creamy bacon cheese sauce in just 30 minutes. 30-minute Cheesy Beef & Bean Enchiladas, perfect weeknight dinner, captures all my favorite flavors of the southwest on the table in no time
Ginger Dressing

Ginger Dressing

My dad likes it so much that he came up with his own recipe for ginger dressing. If you’ve ever eaten at a Japanese teppanyaki or hibachi grill (Makoto and Kobe are two good places), then you more than likely had ginger dressing on your salad
Home Cooking: Traditional Japanese Breakfast

Home Cooking: Traditional Japanese Breakfast

A little too well if she remembers all the mischief I got up to my first year away from home. (These photos were both taken at Layer Cake – a fabulous bakery near my home in Orange County)
spicy tofu with coconut rice

spicy tofu with coconut rice

I’m reaching my hand out to you. My good friend Casandra was the one who first introduced me to tofu a few years ago
Onigiri (Rice Balls) with Pickled Plum

Onigiri (Rice Balls) with Pickled Plum

I don’t restrict my onigiri-making to a way of using up leftovers. Ever make too much rice and wonder what to do with the leftovers
Japanese Mushroom, Tofu and Vermicelli Soup

Japanese Mushroom, Tofu and Vermicelli Soup

 Ultra fast and simple, but oh so yummy. Simple and simply wonderful.  That’s the best way to describe this Japanese soup made in just under 10 minutes
Six Happiness Fried Rice Recipes

Six Happiness Fried Rice Recipes

Six fried rice recipes for you to enjoy during the coming Lunar New Year 2014 – Year of the Horse. I enjoy making a variety of fried rice recipes and I thought these might be some you would enjoy if you are celebrating the Asian Lunar New Year a few days from now
Orange Muffins With Orange Glaze

Orange Muffins With Orange Glaze

My love for oranges is known to everyone in my family. I love citrus flavors very much and among them oranges are my favorite
Garlic Button Mushrooms

Garlic Button Mushrooms

Pan fried button mushrooms are a great breakfast side dish, addition to a pasta sauce, pizza topping, or simply eaten plain
Crispy Panko Chicken With Apricot Dipping Sauce

Crispy Panko Chicken With Apricot Dipping Sauce

 Kid-friendly and kid-approved (via my toddler). These crispy panko-battered and fried chicken strips are delicious as a snack, starter, or as part of a main course meal