Tailgating for the MSU vs UofM game tonight with one of our family favorites. Go Green. Korean chicken wings (Dakgangjeong), roasted shishito peppers, Asian Cole slaw, and deviled eggs japonaise. Go White. So good and never a leftover. Victory for … Continue reading Go Green…Go White..Go Dakgangjeong
Latin American food fiesta featuring…Chiles. Jalapeños in the guacamole. NM Hatch in the sausage. Guajillos in the salad dressing. First try at arepas was surprisingly easy. I baked mine rather than frying to save some calories. Only to be completely … Continue reading Chiles, Chiles, Chiles…
I was first introduced to the wonderful cuisine of Vietnam while living outside of Washington, DC in the early 90s. So different from other Asian cuisines, but still similar. French influenced, but retaining enough of its simplicity to make it … Continue reading Someday…..Vietnam
Eating healthy with vegetarian middle eastern dishes is easy. Sunday supper with the bounty of our family garden and and a few extras. Fattoush salad with garden tomatoes, parsley and mint tossed with mixed greens, toasted pita and tahini dressing. Kasseri cheese and oil cured olives.GF My mom’s favorite cucumber salad.GF Recipe to follow…. Homemade falafel and green beans with onions and shatta round out the feast.GF Vegetarian is so refreshing on a hot summer night! Helen’s Cucumber Salad 2 cups thinly sliced cucumbers 1 tsp. Salt 1/2 red (or yellow)sweet onion, sliced thin 1/2 cup greek yogurt or labne … Continue reading Middle Eastern Feast
Great finds today @portcityproduce2 and @seaviewcrabcompany just up the road from me in little old Wilmington, N.C.. Burgundy okra roasted in bacon fat was crispy and fun to eat. Black sea bass from my favorite fish monger, broiled with a lightly browned butter sauce was flaky and moist. Tri-color quinoa with spring onions rounded out the meal. Local is ALWAYS best! Continue reading Local sources
Had some fantastic, fresh poke today from a local Lahaina purveyor! I love finding a place that lives up to its reviews and The Fish Market does. Octopus poke with traditional seasoning. And Ahi Poke with dynamite sauce. Mahalo! Continue reading Poke-man!
First night dinner on the isle hits all the right notes at Sansei Sushi Restaurant. Hawaiian Poke, Pink Cadillac roll, Sunonomo salad with octopus and shrimp, and Sansei Special roll….Uni for dessert. Mahalo! Continue reading Sansei sushi