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Sandy’s Pipikaula-ish Ribs

Sandy’s Pipikaula-ish Ribs

If you’ve been to Honolulu, it’s very possible that you’ve eaten at Helena’s. The first time I ate there was over a decade ago before they renovated and expanded. I wasn’t quite sure what the hub bub was going to be about – all Hawaiian […]

Short Rib Tacos with Cassava Tortillas

Short Rib Tacos with Cassava Tortillas

Tacos are some of my favorite foods. I love making them at home because one big pot can last us for days and I don’t have to cook for a few days. Another reason I love tacos is I can use whatever I have in […]

Pork Belly Buns

Pork Belly Buns

There are times that I want to be lazy but still eat good quality food. This is why bottled marinades are so important! Marion’s Kitchen was so sweet to send me a set of their marinades and sauces to try out. I have been wanting […]

GOT Arya’s Meat Pie

GOT Arya’s Meat Pie

In honor of the final season of Game of Thrones premiering last night, I made the pie that Arya served Walder Frey. Unfortunately, my local butcher ran out of Frey meat, so I used a combination of lamb and lamb sausage. I’m sure it tastes […]

Pan Fried Dumplings (Sheng Jian Bao)

Pan Fried Dumplings (Sheng Jian Bao)

Happy Chinese New Year! Tomorrow is the first day of the new lunar year so I felt it was appropriate to create a traditional Chinese dish to share. As any typical Chinese family, parents show their love through food and each year my mom would […]

Stuffed Pork Chops: Pear-fect With Gorgonzola

Stuffed Pork Chops: Pear-fect With Gorgonzola

In 2011, Chris and I went on a weekend camping trip at Tunnel Mills near Lake Tahoe. Chris volunteered to figure out the food and I didn’t object. So what did we eat during those three days? Polish dogs with buns. Polish dogs without buns. […]