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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…

Grilled Sea Bass with Grape Salsa

Living in California, it seems like our summer is year-round , which can be a plus and negative at the same time. I miss waking up to chilly…

Roasted Potato Salad

During my years in Boston, I used to curse under my breath as I trekked through the snow, wishing I was back in Los Angeles. Now that I’m back…

Bacon onion chutney

I’m taking a little break from my Asian obsession and sharing one of my favorite condiments: bacon onion chutney. I’ll be honest, I never was a huge fan of…