Korean BBQ Pork Ribs, Mapo Style with Grilled Asian Pears

Mapo-gu in Seoul, Korea, is known for its hip vibe with quirky boutiques and late-night restaurants serving Korean BBQ with beer. Relaxed rooftop bars overlook Hongik Park’s hangout, while jazz bars and live music venues in the area have an offbeat feel. Mapo is also a popular spicey Chinese dish made with tofu and braisedContinue reading “Korean BBQ Pork Ribs, Mapo Style with Grilled Asian Pears”

Summertime’s Three Ingredient Fruit Leather

Fruit leather is one of my favorite snacks. Making it is gratifying, and you’ll know what your family’s eating-only three wholesome ingredients! You’ll Need:  3 cups fresh organic fruit, your choice 2-3 tablespoons local wild honey; you can substitute sugar or sugar-substitute 2 tablespoons of organic lemon juice Here’s How:  Step 1: Prepare three 12×18-inch bakingContinue reading “Summertime’s Three Ingredient Fruit Leather”

Death By Chocolate

I’ve been developing this dense brownie recipe for a while. One day my eldest daughter was searching through my hand-scribbled recipes I keep in the top utility drawer in the kitchen. Recipes and formulas that I’ve only half-written. Some contain ingredients without a method, and some include methods without ingredients. Cleary, lazy chef syndrome. AlthoughContinue reading “Death By Chocolate”

Smoky Duck Tacos with Bing Cherry Sauce

Rev up your next taco night with a little something different! You’ll Need 1 pound duck breast 2 teaspoons chipotle chili, ground 1 teaspoon cumin, toasted and ground 1/4 teaspoon salt to taste 2 cups Bing cherry sauce ( recipe below)  12 street taco sized corn tortillas, lightly grilled Red cabbage and carrot slaw (Continue reading “Smoky Duck Tacos with Bing Cherry Sauce”

YAS! Crunchy Fish Tacos Smothered in Serrano Chili Avo Sauce and Topped with Sweet Tangy Slaw!

This recipe screams weekend! Although most fish taco enthusiasts always disagree about what makes the ultimate fish taco- know this-  in its simplest form, this iconic dish consists of only a few items! Savory pieces of fish, a little dressed cabbage slaw and a creamy delicious dressing folded into a warm tortilla. For the CabbageContinue reading “YAS! Crunchy Fish Tacos Smothered in Serrano Chili Avo Sauce and Topped with Sweet Tangy Slaw!”

Mini Pancake Bowl with Maple Syrup Flakes and Fresh Berries

Who doesn’t just love a pancake… especially a mini-pancake bowl… not to mention, I’ve added a variation ingredient if you incline; chocolate! Mini pancakes are the best for adults as well as kids! Make these cuties and eat some now, save some for later! Freeze individually on a baking sheet, then pop into an airtightContinue reading “Mini Pancake Bowl with Maple Syrup Flakes and Fresh Berries”

Homemade Churros with Chocolate Sauce!

All you need is a few simple ingredients and less than 30 minutes for hot, crispy Homemade Churros with Chocolate Sauce! Churros are traditional Spanish desserts. They are popular in Spain, France, the Philippines, Portugal, South America, and the Southwestern US States. Now we know why! For the Churro Batter You’ll Need 2 cup waterContinue reading “Homemade Churros with Chocolate Sauce!”