Monthly Archives: November 2010

A Love/Hate Relationship with Food

I have a love-hate relationship with food. I don’t think most of my friends know there is a “hate” side to my relationship with food. I’m an avid food blogger. I’m always trying new dishes, new foods, new ingredients. I’ll frequently spend an entire Sunday just cooking and baking, and then a host 5-course dinner…

Penny Pinching Tip #12: Edible Holiday Gifts

I’m spending the holidays with AK’s family, and I wanted to bring an inexpensive but unique gift with me as a token of my appreciation. After some thought [fine, about 2 minutes worth :)], I decided to do something edible.

It’s Giveaway Time! (Homemade Vegetable Stock)

Things have been so busy I haven’t had as much time to cook or blog, but I had the day off for Veterans Day so I finally had time to try out my new chinois, graciously gifted to me by Webstaurant Store, a leading restaurant equipment and supply site that has so many things even…

Asian Fusion Salmon w/ Miso & Garam Masala Glaze

I bought a container of red miso a few months ago, and I’ve slowly been using it in a variety of recipes (I’ll share my miso & molasses barbecue sauce soon!). Miso is a fermented bean paste (although it can also be made by fermenting barley, so double check it’s gluten free) common in Japanese…