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  • Thanksgiving Leftovers Egg Rolls Recipe

    November 26, 2021Van

    This is now my favorite way to enjoy Thanksgiving leftovers – I think it’s even more delicious than Thanksgiving dinner!  You simply use the leftovers you have and wrap them in an egg roll wrapper and deep fry until they are golden and crispy, serve with cranberry sauce and gravy as the dipping sauces.  Everything…

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  • Sous Vide Teriyaki Steak Recipe

    October 11, 2021Van

    Today’s recipe, Sous Vide Teriyaki Steak is sponsored by KitchenBoss.  I used their KitchenBoss Sous Vide Cooker G320 (purchase here) to get the most perfectly cooked steaks. Sous vide is the most reliable way to get consistent results cooking your steaks every time. It takes the guess work out of the cooking process since using the…

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  • King’s Hawaiian Loco Moco Recipe

    September 28, 2021Van

    Loco Moco is the ultimate Hawaiian comfort food, rice served with a burger patty, smothered in a delicious brown gravy and topped with a fried egg. The dish originated at Lincoln Grill restaurant in Hilo, Hawaii around 1949 by Richard & Nancy Inouye. I’m curious to know if this dish was inspired by Japanese Hamburger…

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  • Spicy Salmon on Crispy Rice Recipe

    September 17, 2021Van

    Spicy Salmon on Crispy Rice, one of the few items from a fusion sushi restaurant that’s pretty easy to make at home.  This dish was made famous by Katsuya in Los Angeles, the original version is made with tuna, but it’s equally delicious with salmon.  It’s surprisingly an amazing combo, creamy, spicy salmon on top…

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  • Trader Joe’s Langostino Mac and Cheese Recipe

    September 15, 2021Van

    Langostino is the Spanish name for little lobster or squat lobster, they have a tender texture and delicate flavor.  Many people like to use langostino tails in place of standard lobster in lobster rolls.  I’m sharing my easy recipe for Langostino Mac and Cheese, there’s no need to make a roux since I use Pub…

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  • Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna Recipe

    September 4, 2021Van

    Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna is super trendy lately, but it’s been around for quite sometime. Many people know of this dish from Nobu, but Katsuya in Los Angeles also makes an amazing version. You’ll usually find it on the menu at fusion sushi restaurants, but it’s pretty easy to make at home. Honestly the…

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  • Easy Trader Joe’s Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

    August 31, 2021Van

    Chicken Tikka Masala is probably the most popular Indian dish worldwide and it’s easy to see why.  It’s explosive with flavor, the combination of yogurt marinated chicken cooked in a tandoor or grilled over charcoal with the tangy and creamy masala sauce is the most amazing match.    It’s the national dish of the U.K.…

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  • Easy Trader Joe’s Butter Chicken Recipe (Murgh Makhani)

    August 16, 2021Van

    Butter Chicken or Murgh Makhani is one of the most popular Indian dishes in the U.S.  It was invented in Delhi in the 1940’s, but quickly became popular all over the world because of it’s mild spice and delicious creamy sauce. One of Trader Joe’s best sellers is the frozen package of Butter Chicken –…

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  • Air Fryer Chicken Katsu Recipe

    August 6, 2021Van

    I’ve had an air fryer for years, but I never tried making chicken katsu in it – after making it last night, I’m happy to say that it turned out great and super crispy! It’s so much more convenient and uses very little oil to cook. The only downside I noticed was the panko coating…

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  • New Orleans Drago’s Charbroiled Oysters Recipe

    July 23, 2021Van

    The most delicious dish from my recent trip to New Orleans was the charbroiled oysters!  It truly lives up to the claim that it’s “the best single bite of food in New Orleans”  This amazing oyster dish is very unique to New Orleans, it was invented by Tommy Cvitanovich in 1993 at one the most famous…

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