• Teriyaki Spam Musubi Recipe

    Teriyaki Spam Musubi Recipe

    January 24, 2021Van

    Spam arrived to to Hawai’i along with all the soldiers and sailors during WWII because of it’s long shelf life. It soon made it’s way into the hands of the locals and in the early 80’s, Barbara Funamura – a Japanese-American woman from Hawaii, invented Spam Musubi. It combines two local favorites, Spam and Rice – it’s then wrapped in nori for the perfect hand held snack. Spam Musubi is so popular all over Hawai’i you can pretty much get it anywhere on the islands, you’ll often find it at the check out stand at any convenience store. It’s hard to get spam musubi in the states, so I’ve been making it at home for years – I like to grill the Spam with with…

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  • Fluffy & Creamy Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe

    January 21, 2021Van

    This is a family favorite, fluffy and creamy Egg Salad Sandwiches! I mix the egg yolks and mayo in a stand mixer and it gets really fluffy and smooth. I love that I can customize everyone’s sandwiches with their favorite…

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  • Trader Joe’s Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl Recipe

    January 18, 2021Van

    Easy Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl, made with all ingredients from Trader Joe’s. Normally poke is made with raw sashimi grade tuna, but Trader Joe’s Sesame Crusted Smoked Ahi Tuna is a wonderful substitute, the only downside is it comes in…

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  • Trader Joe’s Crispy Baja Fish Tacos Recipe – 15 Minute Meal

    January 15, 2021Van

    A quick meal idea using a few items from Trader Joe’s, these delicious Crispy Baja Fish Tacos took under 15 minutes to put together. You can use Trader Joe’s Battered Halibut or Fish Nuggets for thes the tacos (I prefer…

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  • Air Fryer Crab Cakes with Tartar Sauce Recipe

    January 14, 2021Van

    This is a simple and classic recipe for Crab Cakes, you can steam fresh crab and harvest your own crab meat, or look for the lump crab meat in the refrigerated seafood section at your local grocery store or Costco.…

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  • Trader Joe’s Instant Miso Ramen Recipe Hack

    January 9, 2021Van

    When you’re in the mood for ramen, but don’t want to spend the two days it usually takes to make broth and chashu pork belly from scratch – Trader Joe’s to the rescue!  Every single ingredient for this meal is…

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  • Trader Joe’s EASY Ramen Egg Recipe (Ajitsuke Tamago)

    January 8, 2021Van

    These delicious Ramen Eggs are soft boiled eggs that are marinated in Trader Joe’s Soyaki sauce.  They’re the perfect topping for ramen or you can enjoy them on top of rice, with salad or on their own as a snack.…

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  • Trader Joe’s Sparkling Giggle Juice Cocktail Recipe

    December 29, 2020Van

    Easy and delicious cocktail made with Moscato, Sparkling Pink Lemonade, Limeade, Vodka and Strawberry Slices. Perfect for a party (or party of 1 LOL), but I’ll be enjoying these on New Years Eve! Find all the ingredients at Trader Joe’s

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  • Toowoomba Pasta Recipe from Outback Steakhouse (Spicy Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo)

    December 23, 2020Van

    This is my copycat of Outback Steakhouse’s Toowoomba Pasta, which is a Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo with the slightest kick of spice (my 1 year old can eat it). No one really knows why it’s named after the city Toowoomba in…

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  • Instant Pot Chichi Dango Mochi Recipe + Oven Method

    December 20, 2020Van

    Chichi Dango has an interesting history, it’s origins are from Hiroshima, Japan, yet no one in Japan really knows about it, but everyone in Hawai’i loves it! The family that started Nisshodo Candy Store in Honolulu, Hawai’i brought the recipe…

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