• Pretending to be a restaurant

    If you ask me, weeknight dinners are supposed to be homey, maybe even to the point of boring. While cooking up a storm on a weeknight may be counter-intuitive, I think it makes sense to linger near…

  • Shout-out to the God of Ribs!

    A while back, I bought some amazing ready-to-eat pork ribs and loved them so much I went back for more. But! They were out. Bummer! Looks like I’ll have to make my own from scratch then. Not…

  • Nourishing salmon oil hair treatment

    If you were excited at the title of this post and you’re considering jumping on the nourishing salmon oil hair treatment bandwagon, read on to find out how you too can recreate this wonderful hair treatment in…

  • Grilled salmon and asparagus, or is it asparagi?

    Here comes another Salmon Week! I know. It seems we just can’t get enough. When it’s cold outside, I’d rather be lounging around doing next to nothing (really?) than clanking pots in the kitchen. That’s when the…

  • Flipping pumpkin pancakes

    We’re having pumpkin pancakes for lunch today. Now that Halloween is over and those cute little pumpkins have disappeared from the promotional aisle, I guess it’s time to do some other stuff with pumpkins. One night after…

  • Pasta night with grilled salmon fettuccine

    So we had another of those highly anticipated pasta nights. This time, it was pasta night with grilled salmon fettuccine and whoever created this amazing pasta (was it me?), thank you, you’re a genius! Because if shrimp…

  • Tomato soup, clear and simple

    We have a soup on our family menu that’s called, very simply, ‘tomato soup’ . But this isn’t a soup made with tomatoes, tomatoes and tomatoes. That would be boring. It’s, in fact, a hearty combination of…

  • Homemade Big Breakfast gets fancy-schmancy

    Surprise, we had Big Breakfast for lunch last Sunday. I like big breakfasts. Homemade, of course! If I didn’t know how to fry an egg, I might be tempted to order this outside. But putting together a…

  • Birth of a kimchi pancake

    We were looking through old food photos and recounting the hot favorites at our weekly Korean restaurant. “Omg, that kimchi pancake looks so-oo yummy I wanna eat it right now,” Hip2bDaughter2 cries, threatening to print out the…

  • When we can’t get enough

    As I was saying, I make it a point not to order at a restaurant anything that we can easily cook at home. I consider it a waste, of money mostly, when I can order something fancy…