Leftover turkey ideas: turkey pho!

It’s been 3 days since Thanksgiving, but do you find that you still can’t get rid of your turkey? I was joking with some friends that it’s never ending–for every slice you eat, it feels like two more pop up in its place. It’s baffling! After being injected with cream and butter for several daysRead more

Leftover turkey ideas: Vietnamese bì cuốn!

Happy (belated) Thanksgiving! Sorry I’ve been lax about posting! The holiday weekend has given me a bit of free time, so I’m back with another recipe! Hope you guys had a wonderful holiday stuffed (heh) with lots of turkey, potatoes, green beans, and copious amounts of gravy. I’m flying home in a couple weeks, so I figuredRead more

Sugar and spice and everything nice!

I don’t know about you guys, but one of my favorite thing mall foods when I was a kid was cinnamon rolls–specifically cinnamon rolls from Cinnabon. Those giant fluffy pillows of bread smothered in thick, decadent cream cheese frosting made for a delicious treat to share with a friend (because we all know from LouisRead more

Japanese curry – revisited!

Happy October! 🎃 It’s only been a few days since October’s started but it’s already been quite busy for me. Can you believe it? It’s been a little over month now since I’ve made the move over to Colorado! I know you guys have only known me briefly, but I was born and raised aRead more

Roasted Peach and Garlic Pork Sausage

If you’ve ever wanted to be fancy and make your own sausage, this is your recipe! This recipe came about on whim, really. I found myself walking around the Los Altos farmers’ market on Thursday and came across some really pretty stone fruits—peaches, plums, and apricots. Since I make a lot of food choices accordingRead more

Pad Thai with Shrimp and Tofu

When I was re-watching Cutthroat Kitchen the other day during my usual Netflix food show binge, I came across an episode where the contestants had to make their best pad Thai. Seeing how simple the dish was (minus the 5 billion sabotages that some of the chefs had to go through), I thought, “Hey, maybe I shouldRead more

Mussels and Shrimp in Romesco Sauce

Earlier last week, I went to get some shell-on shrimp to try a pasta recipe I had in mind. I found myself over at Whole Foods, since the markets in my neighborhood are only open until the early evening, around 6PM or so. While scouring the seafood section for the shrimp I wanted, I saw thatRead more