Nearly 7 years ago, my niece Dhale visited us from Saipan before heading to Oregon for college. During her visit, we toured, ate, and cooked! One dish I learned to make was Kelaguen. Kelaguen is […]
We are fortunate enough to have two sizeable potted fig tree plants. Unbeknownst to me, I was unaware that fig tree leaves were edible. After much research I’m happy to say that I’ve utilized many fruits and leaves for various recipes. My favorite thus far is dolmades.
It’s been a while. Happy New Year!
Yesterday it felt like I never left the kitchen after a good hardy lunch. I’m a clean freak, so upon tidying up, I started making my way to our compost bin with a loaf of old French baguette bread, but I had a change of heart.
My cousin and her husband headed out to the east coast for a couple of weeks, so not only did I have the pleasure of dog-sitting their puppy Coco, but I also gained some food items from their kitchen. One is pomegranates.
A little story about the celery I used for this recipe…After three and a half months I was ecstatic to harvest six bundles of homegrown celery for the first time. However, upon trying it out […]
This is a favorite recipe in our household! A menagerie of seasonings surprisingly comes together into a rich, flavorful comforting broth. Ingredients 2 pounds oxtails 1 strip dried orange peel (zest, not the pith) 1 […]
This delicious fried chicken recipe is inspired from one of my favorite places to dine, Max’s Restaurant. Read their story (https://www.maxsrestaurantna.com/our-story ) to find out how Max’s Chicken became known as “The House That Fried […]
There is nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked cookies throughout the house. These bakery-style oatmeal raisin cookies are a quintessential must in anyone’s baking repertoire. Even your most finicky cookie eater will love […]
A dish I would have never discovered if it weren’t for the trending posts on Instagram (initially, from a couple of my fellow Instagrammers) According to viable sources, birria is a spicy Mexican spicy stew […]