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Braided Bread:  4 and 5 stranded braid

Braided Bread: 4 and 5 stranded braid

Practice makes perfect as I have heard from my instructors when it comes to braiding bread. Popular braided breads like Challah and milk bread. I love a good egg wash on all braided breads, as it brings in a nice golden crust color when it […]

Potstickers

Potstickers Potsticker skins 3 cups of Flour Wheat flour or all-purpose flour 1 1/2 Teaspoon of salt 1 cup of hot water 1 cup of cold water Potsticker

How to Make : Whole30: Red Potato salad

How to Make : Whole30: Red Potato salad

  This is a very basic simple Whole30 compliant red potato salad. You can add celery to it like. I made this based on what I had on hand at the moment. It can be made up to three days ahead and refrigerate it and […]

Whole30 Journey

Whole30 Journey

It’s been about a third of the way through to on Whole30 I feel there is progress. I feel I am getting healthier but I miss and crave things I use to eat. I miss simple foods like toast and jam. What I don’t miss […]

Knife Skills Safety Tips

Knife Skills Safety Tips

Everybody knows knife skills are fun to learn. However, did you also know that knife skills also means safety and precise cutting methods means best cooking results? As much as it is fun to cut, it is not fun to cut yourself. A lot of […]

Pumpkin Cake

Pumpkin Cake

It’s that time of year again where we make pumpkin everything. For me, I like to make two kinds of pumpkin treats, pumpkin pie and pumpkin cake. It’s a simple recipe to follow, as this recipe is interchangeable with carrot cake. I love King Arthur […]

Crab Rangoon

Crab Rangoon

Crab rangoon is a popular fast food fried appetizer found at many Chinese food restaurants. Crab rangoon is a hot cream cheese filling using imitation crab sticks. That’s right. Crab rangoon isn’t actually made with real crab meat, but with imitation crab meat. The imitation […]

Hotteok Korean Street food pancakes

Hotteok Korean Street food pancakes

The oh so popular Hotteok street food found on the streets of South Korea. I have never been there and I wish I could eat all the delicious street food that they offer. But since that cannot happen right now I will settle for learning […]

Steam Spare Ribs in Clay pot

Steam Spare Ribs in Clay pot

Simple and easy clay pot cooking.  I don’t use my clay pot enough,  but I should because it does a great job steaming my spare ribs.  A Chinese clay pot is easy to find at your local Asian market.  They come in small. medium and […]

Dol Sot Bibimbap with a mix twist

Dol Sot Bibimbap with a mix twist

 Dol Sot Bibimbap is about a stone bowl you heat in a 500 degree oven for at least 30 -45 minutes before you set it up to put your Bibimbap ingredients to be heated in this stone bowl. It’s the harder way to make Bibimbap but it is the […]