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Homemade Poke Bowl

Homemade Poke Bowl

Homemade poke bowls are fairly easy to assemble. See how I said assemble and not cook? There’s no cooking involved! The most difficult thing about this would probably be driving to the store to find sushi grade tuna and the other components of the bowl. […]

Rose Shaped Gyoza

Rose Shaped Gyoza

Step by step photos on how to fold rose shaped gyoza. They are easier than making pleated dumplings, but will make you look like a professional chef.

Kung Pao Tofu

Kung Pao Tofu

I go meatless whenever I run out of meat in my fridge, which has been pretty frequently nowadays. Now that my kids are out of the house and in school, I have ample time to finish an endless to do list I’ve written because I […]

Bok Choy and Shiitake Stir Fry

Bok Choy and Shiitake Stir Fry

I’ve always been hesitant to document what I think are unworthy recipes because if I didn’t take hours to prepare it, it may not look good enough to you. That logic hasn’t really worked for me yet. I’ve noticed that some recipes are extremely popular […]

Yellow Curry Chicken and Potatoes

Yellow Curry Chicken and Potatoes

My firstborn is very…for a lack of a better word, picky. I would like her to eat more variety. Over the past year or so, she has finally developed an adventurous side, and has been able to handle more and more spice so I get […]

Korean Fried Chicken Sandwich

Korean Fried Chicken Sandwich

When I couldn’t decide between Korean fried chicken wings or a Chick-Fil-A burger, this Frankenstein monstrosity was spawned from the depths of my mind. Which is actually my stomach. I make these sweet Korean fried chicken wings on a monthly basis. When my arteries don’t […]

Japanese soy vinegar pickled cucumbers

Japanese soy vinegar pickled cucumbers

I wanted something a little different than the typical pickled cucumbers to accompany some Asian dishes I’ve been making. These Japanese pickles use a combination of soy sauce, vinegar, water and sugar. They are great as a simple cold side dish, or on top of […]

Pork and Cabbage Potstickers

Pork and Cabbage Potstickers

This is my own potsticker recipe I have perfected over the years. It is a cross between my mother’s recipe and traditional gyoza potsticker recipes I have tested. I will bet my firstborn’s entire Pokémon figurine collection, t-shirts, movies and books that you will enjoy […]