New logo, new stuff coming!

Ever since our post Needs Reboot, Scott had I have been working so hard re-vitalizing our business. We’ve been listening to podcasts, reading business manifestos,...

Home Grown Star Anise

A lovely reader sent a package of his homegrown star anise spice. Have you ever used star anise before? Normally, when I buy them...

Food Blog Forum, Asheville NC

Four and a half years ago, Diane crossed the Mexican border with “contraband” that I had requested via text from Tecate, Mexico. She arrived...

Goodbye Kitchen!

After 3 years of planning, designing, re-designing and procrastinating, we’ve finally started our kitchen remodel. I’ve been both looking forward to and dreading the...

Chinese Boiled Peanuts Recipe

Alongside fire-roasted chestnuts, Boiled Chinese Peanuts are sold as cheap street food in China. It’s a cold-weather thing, and I know I’m posting this...

Biggest Fans

Meet my biggest fans. My parents and their Cantonese Karaoke Group….all wearing my Steamy Kitchen “Keep Calm and Wok On” shirt. My parents live...

Grow: Harvest Grow Bags Review

I will be upfront about this, Architec Housewares reached out to us with information about their Homegrown Gourmet product line. I was immediately interested...