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Indian Butter Chicken Wings

Call me crazy but there are no good chicken wing restaurants in L.A. There are some that are average, many that are below but none that have me…

Carne Asada Short Rib Mexican Bowls

I’m a bit picky when it comes to buying kitchen gadgets. I only have so much storage so every piece of equipment has to be useful or it’s…

Thai BBQ Salmon with Thai Chimichurri

 When I was growing up, every Sunday after church, my friends and I would debate on whether we would have KFC or Thai BBQ for lunch. There were…

Super Greens Citrus Salad

Every time I come back from a long vacation, all I want to eat is salad and yogurt. I don’t know about you but when I travel, I…

Braised Brisket with Cranberry Onion Jam

In the course of my career as a chef, I have only prepared brisket a handful of times. Don’t get me wrong, I love brisket, but it takes…

Roasted Vegetables and Simmered Beans with Shallot Vinaigrette

A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned the TV show, “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat,” and how educational and inspiring it is. Well, today’s post is a continuation of…

Egg Onigiri

The very first time I visited Japan, I spent half the time picking meals and snacks at their 7-11s. I know how that sounds, but once you visit…

Herb Roasted Pork Belly with Shallot Mustard Sauce

Every year when Thanksgiving rolls around, I can’t believe how quickly this year has gone. The holiday spirit comes rushing in, only to be quickly swept away with…

Unagi Don

Ever since I was little, unagi was one of my favorite Japanese dishes. A sweet-salty sauce is brushed on an eel fillet and grilled until caramelized. You may…

Apple Pear Maple Butter

Every year during the winter time, I am always surprised at how quickly the year has passed. It really is true what they say, time passes much faster…