How I Think About Cooking Food

There was a summer in elementary school that I stumbled on the 90s classic show, Great Chefs, Great Cities. I can still hear the theme song in my head!

The show captured my attention. The food looked delicious, the chefs made it look effortless, and everyone always seemed to enjoy the process and the final product.

At some point in the summer, I decided to start making the things I saw on the show. I believe that was the whole point. Did everything come together like it did on the show?

Of course not!

But I learned a few things that summer that have stuck with me… Read More

Recipe: How to “Hide” Vegetables

Do you remember when you were a kid and used to refuse to eat your veggies? For all the neighbors knew, there might have been some kind of war going on trying to get you to swallow a mouthful of green healthiness.

Later in life, you kind of grow into vegetables. They become less distgusting, and if you’re like me, you even enjoy them.

However, I realize this isn’t the case for everyone. So, here are four of the best ways I know to “hide” veggies so you (and your loved ones will eat them… Read More

Recipe: Cauliflower Rice

If you’re like me, you typically go for seconds.

Also, if you’re like me, those seconds can include an extra serving of carbs, carbs that you don’t need.

Or, leaving the carbs out of this, maybe you’re a big fan of sauce dishes like curry or tajine. Or you like (ok LOVE) fried rice.

Rice, couscous, pasta, and potatoes. All carb heavy. All delicious.

All not necessary.

Let me introduce you to a secret weapon: cauliflower rice.

It’s probably the easiest dish I make, it’s pretty healthy, and goes with so much.

Here’s how to make it… Read More

Recipe: Korean Dalkgalbi

dalkgalbi with cauliflour rice

There are certain flavors that capture your attention.

For me, one of those is this spicy/semi-sweet Korean dish: dalkgalbi.

I love the smell of this while it’s cooking, and it’s full of meat and veggies. A great combination!

So, here’s how to make it (or at least, how I make it)… Read More

Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Dip

Just thinking about buffalo chicken wings and blue cheese dressing makes me salivate!


I thought so!;-)

This recipe was first introduced to me by my friend Paul. A true friend! I’ve since made it about a dozen times here in Korea, and it’s always (I repeat, always) a crowd pleaser.

Wanna please your crowd? Here’s the way to their hearts… Read More

Recipe: Chipotle Chicken Curry

love creamy, savory dishes.

I also love unique and interesting flavor combinations.

This recipe does both, and so much more!

Here’s what you need, and what you can add: Read More