Month: February 2015

Velvety Leek and Potato Soup

Velvety Leek and Potato Soup

I’ve never been one to be afraid and not talk about stuff. But I think it’s hilarious how this recipe and post came together for The Kitchn, where I am a contributing writer and recipe developer. So, my love for all things dairy (cheese, ice cream, recipes using heavy cream, […]

Dukbokki: Korean Spicy Rice Cakes

Dukbokki: Korean Spicy Rice Cakes

We live in a small town, just outside of Madison, Wisconsin. The population here is a little over 12,000 people and unfortunately, there’s not a whole lot of diversity where we live. Especially at my daughter’s elementary school. . . a vast difference from where we lived in Washington, where […]

Chinese Egg Drop Soup

Chinese Egg Drop Soup

It’s Sunday and I’m about to get real. Growing up, I loved the sun. . I laid out and perfected my tan like no one’s business. As a kid and teen, I was pretty dark and loved it. What was it all about back then? Wanting to be tanned skinned […]

Spicy Tofu Roll

Spicy Tofu Roll

I tend to get obsessed with one kind of food and I stay with that for like a couple of weeks. So, yeah, when I first got my spiralizer, who was eating zucchini noodles for two weeks? Me. This week, I am obsessed with Asian food. For Valentine’s Day, we […]

Good Luck Foods for Chinese New Year!

Good Luck Foods for Chinese New Year!

Chinese New Year is a time for families to be together. Wherever they are, people come home to celebrate the festival with their families. It’s an opportunity to honor family and friends, and to enjoy some culinary traditions and there’s a lot of eating involved! So, what foods should we […]