Gorgongyoza (gorgonzola potstickers)
Whether you're talking about work, play or food, variety truly is the spice of life, and for me, it's what keeps me looking forward to the next day, or my next meal. At our table, dinner is usually a genre bending mishmash of random experiments for work, along with a few vegetable dishes, and ...
Red White and Blue Potato Salad
Can you believe it's almost July? I've only just gotten used to writing "2016" on documents, and the year is already halfway over. With the 4th of July just around the corner, it's nearly the season for epic displays of red white and blue to show who's most patriotic. I've created a potato salad ...
On Air: Biz Buzz Japan
I'll be on another episode of Biz Buzz Japan this week, airing on NHK World, June 23-24th, 2016 (depending on where you are). For this episode, Jon Kabira, Kenji Govaers, and I discuss food preservation technologies and how they're making it possible to send Japanese produce, fish and prepared ...
Minty Gin Ricky
The searing temperatures of summer call for a cool refreshing cocktail. This minty gin rickey fits the bill with its citrusy herbal profile and lack of sugar. Head over to PBS Food this week for my recipe and full post. Continue reading "Minty Gin Ricky"
The words "pasty" "gritty" or "dry" should never be used in the same sentence as "hummus" unless you're using them to describe the hands of the person eating it. That's why I'm always appalled by the throat-clogging chickpea paste that passes as hummus over here. A good hummus should be soft and ...
Grilled Endive Salad
Warm salads are one of those things that's usually associated with winter grains and root vegetables, but throwing wedges of leafy greens on the grill is a great way to intensify their flavor while turning the leaves and stems into a satisfying meal. This grilled endive salad with honey roasted ...
Arroz con Pollo
Arroz con Pollo, which literally means "rice with chicken" is a luscious one-pot meal that is as simple as it sounds, and yet when prepared well, it is greater than the sum of its parts. A feast for the senses, it's not only visually stimulating with brilliant hues of ochre and vermillion, Arroz ...
Most of us don't have hours to make dinner every night, so for those times when you need a quick meal from stuff you have in fridge, this Celery Chicken should fit the bill. With crisp celery and onions, and savory chicken seasoned with celery seeds, it's a delightful one-pan meal that comes ...
Beef and Scallion Noodles
After making scallion pancakes last week, I still had a ton of scallions left over. Rather than let them dry up in the veggie drawer and toss them out, I made a quick a stir-fry with some marinated beef and a TON of scallions. Usually, these no recipe "staff meals" end up being one-off creations,
Summer Reading List
With summer just around the corner I’m sure more than a few of you are getting ready for a vacation. Whether your plans have you camping in the mountains, or flying to some exotic destination, you’re probably looking for a few books to read while your away. Here’s a list of some of my favorite food