Is there some massive blogger identity theft ring that I should know about?

I’m a relatively new blogger living in a city whose average age of residents is 76. The most happenin’ place in town is the early bird happy hour at Bob Evans – their menu is popular because it consists of very soft, easy to gum foods like mashed potatoes and pureed Viagra. Not much happening here in this town, and …


Spicy Tuna-Unagi Roll with Chilli Tobiko

Just a photo today…no recipe. I’m teaching a hands-on sushi class next Thursday. If you are in the Sarasota Florida area and want to learn how to make sushi, this is such a fun class….lots of sake & sushi! We’ll learn how to host your own maki-sushi party at home for your friends. On the menu: Ginger-Miso Soup Blue Crab …


Tandoori-Orange Spiced Pork Chops

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Despite pork being the national meat of the Chinese (the word for meat in Chinese is “yook” – which is synonymous to the word for pork), I don’t really eat a lot of pork. Nothing against the pig, its just that I like the taste of chicken, seafood and expensive fatty steak. But this recipe for Tandoori Orange Spiced Pork Chop ROCKS! The chops are seasoned …


Slow Cooked Salmon

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f I were stuck on a deserted tropical island with a GE Profile Oven, this is what I would make. I guess my lazy day Sunday extended into lazy day Monday. Floating through Sam’s website, I found a link for a L.A. Times article about sous-vide, a.k.a. “put your food in a bag, dump it in …


Chinese Donuts (Yao Tiew) on a Sunday Afternoon

To an obsessed cook, which is more convenient? Clean kitchen, lug out the 20lb KitchenAid, mix dough, knead dough, let rest, knead more, let rise, roll out, cut, shape, rest, lug out deep fryer, heat up fryer, stretch donut, fry donuts, let cool, dust with powdered sugar, spoon …


I won something!!

I think this must be my lucky week! I won this: From here: Thank you Ari!! hee hee ~happy dance!~ …now if i could only win the lottery….


Chipotle Skirt Steak Tacos & The Parking Adventures of La Taqueria

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Practically every other shop in San Fran’s Mission District features grilled steak tacos, and often on Sundays, we’d sleep in until 10am and lazily work our way towards the corner of Mission and 25th to La Taqueria for an early lunch. Of course, we’d always arrive the exact same time as the caravans of hungry families just getting out of church. Since the city boasts 423,468 automobiles …