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Make this Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp!


  One of my favorite things to do in Hawaii was to go around the island of Oahu. First we would start with Leonard’s Malasada’s, then head up to the famous North Shore. We’d stop at several beaches, get some poke and shaved ice. Then we’d travel to the fresh […]

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Make this Asian Chicken Salad


  Asian Chicken Salad is a dish that my mom would make when I was growing up. My dad wouldn’t eat any starchy carbohydrates at times so this was an excellent meal for him. No potatoes, no rice and no noodles. My favorite part of this salad is the wonton […]

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The Best Swedish Meatballs Recipe!


  Ikea is famous for its furniture, but they are also widely famous for their Swedish meatballs. My first experience with Swedish meatballs was not an Ikea one. Growing up in Hawaii, I had never heard of Swedish meatballs. So when my husband said he wanted some, I challenged myself […]

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Homemade Spinach Ricotta Ravioli


  Making your own homemade spinach ricotta ravioli is fun and rewarding, but challenging. Kneading the dough, creating your filling and simmering the marinara is hard work, but you will not regret the results. Pasta dough is one of the simplest dough’s you can make because all you need is […]

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Fudgy Brownies from Scratch


  Brownies are an American treat that is simple and results in pure joy. Growing up, I preferred a blondie or a vanilla cupcake. But, when I found out that one of my husband’s favorite desserts were brownies, I had to find a recipe. I stumbled across this one from […]

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Bibimbap – Korean Mixed Rice


  Bibimbap is one of my favorite Korean dishes that I make frequently. First of all, it’s a 30-minute meal that anyone can put together. Second, it will keep you full and satisfied. Third, you can make it vegetarian by using any vegetable in the fridge. Lastly, it’s not a […]

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Rice, Seafood

Poke Bowls – Spicy Ahi (Tuna)


  Living in Hawaii, fresh fish is a valuable resource. My dad and I would frequently go out fishing. We would catch Mahi Mahi, Ahi (Tuna), and swordfish. However, Ahi was my favorite catch. Tuna is a versatile fish and can be made as sashimi, seared as a steak, or […]

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Pasta Salad to eat for Days!


  Recently, we had some people over for dinner and they brought pasta salad as a side. It was so tasty and it prompted a search for a good recipe. So, I decided to look up a recipe and try it out. I found one that sounded promising and delicious […]

Gordon Ramsay’s Pork Sliders from his book Home Cooking

Pork Sliders – Gordon Ramsay


  Today’s recipe is by Gordon Ramsay. His Pork Sliders with Barbecue Sauce is found in his book, Home Cooking. What I have noticed with world class chefs, especially those with Michelin stars, is that they use a lot of ingredients that I have never heard of or are hard to come by. However, the most unusual […]