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  • Chicken Karaage Recipe - Japanese Fried Chicken

    Chicken Karaage Recipe (Japanese Fried Chicken)

    October 6, 2019Van

    You hear a lot about Korean Fried Chicken nowadays…but my favorite fried treat from overseas is Kaarage – Japanese Fried Chicken. It’s SO good in fact that I’ve enjoyed it in numerous forms— and it always satisfies. I’ve had it all over Tokyo, and every SoCal Japanese restaurant and even love the refrigerated version from Mitsuwa (my local Japanese market). This is magical fried chicken. The marinade is a sure fire way to make that chicken sitting in your fridge sing. I’ve spent years sampling the best of kaarage , and finally cracked the code to make the ultimate version at home. It’s a meal my entire family begs for—including my five year old who dunks each piece in Kewpie Mayo until it’s covered! A…

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  • Instant Pot Bò Kho Recipe – Vietnamese Beef Stew

    September 28, 2019Van

    When the calendar begins to reach October I have a few things on my mind. First would be Halloween, and decorating for my favorite holiday. Next would be anticipating the time change and adjusting to darkness at dinner time. And…

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  • Pandan Icebox Cake Recipe (No-Bake)

    September 19, 2019Van

    The idea of an icebox cake has been around since the 40’s, but I wanted to make one with Asian flavors. Pandan is derived from a tropical plant that grows in Southeast Asia. I’d say the profile can be compared…

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  • EASY Instant Pot Vanilla Cheesecake Recipe (7 Ingredients)

    September 12, 2019Van

    I love simplicity. The best foods have few ingredients. I’m not kidding. Next time you’re at the grocery store pick up a cheap brand of ice cream; then compare it to Haagen Dazs, who often delivers delectable ice cream with…

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  • Eddie V’s Crab Fried Rice Copycat Recipe

    June 18, 2019Van

    When a restaurant has a side dish they refer to as an “accompaniment”, you know it’s good. The crab fried rice at Eddie V’s may be the main attraction. Don’t let those delectable center-cut filet mignons fool you—this side dish…

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  • Eddie V’s Bananas Foster Butter Cake Copycat Recipe

    June 17, 2019Van

    A few years back my husband and I were visiting some close friends in Austin, Tx. It so happened to be my husbands birthday and our friends had a great idea—Eddie V’s in downtown Austin. If you’ve ever been to…

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  • Instant Pot Oui Salted Caramel Yogurt Recipe

    June 7, 2019Van

    Oui is Yoplait’s best yogurt, minimal ingredients are used and the yogurt is cultured in adorable glass jars – it creates a creamy texture without any thickeners or straining. The Sea Salt Caramel flavor is delicious and tastes more like…

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  • Instant Pot Daenerys’ Deviled Dragon Eggs Recipe – Game of Thrones

    May 19, 2019Van

    Winter is Here and so is the last episode of Game of Thrones. It’s a bittersweet day, Game of Thrones has been one of my favorite shows (love the books too!) – so I’m sad to see it end. I…

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  • 24-Hour Probiotic Yogurt Recipe

    May 7, 2019Van

    I’ve been an avid yogurt maker for 20+ years. Most people don’t realize it’s one of the easiest things you can make at home. With homemade yogurt, you can control all the ingredients and incubation time. A 4oz serving of…

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  • Instant Pot Chocolate Fudge Cake Recipe

    May 5, 2019Van

    If chocolate fudge + chocolate cake got married, this Chocolate Fudge Cake would be their baby. It’ rich, dense, extra chocolatey – the ultimate treat! The main flavor component of this dessert comes from the cocoa powder, so use your…

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