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My First Family Thanksgiving

Yes, you read that right. FIRST family Thanksgiving with turkey, mashed potatoes, creamed corn, carbs, carbs, and more carbs and PIE. Growing up in an Asian home, I never really …

Made a Festive Dip for the Office

I’m taking my cooking game up a notch and decided to participate in my office’s Cinco de Mayo salsa/guac/dip contest on Monday. Now I needed something with as few ingredients …

Easy-to-Make Turkey Lettuce Wrap

Inspired by my friends, I made turkey lettuce wraps for a post run. I somehow had the mental power to refrain from eating out and being lazy to cook and …

Over the Overpriced Brunch

Breakfast, brunch, breakfast for lunch, or breakfast for dinner… I’m all for it. I’ve said many times how much I love breakfasts foods, but recently I keep running into the …

Me? Cooking? What!?

Last week my mom left for her trip to Australia for a wedding (fancy that…Chinese/Laosian relatives with an Aussie accent). She basically peaced out for 3 weeks, leaving me to …

My Perfect Meal Prep

Cooking is easy! For just about everyone except me… Everything I touch tends to end up in some kind of amazing disaster. But if it’s one thing I’ve learned to …

Thit Kho: Vietnamese Braised Pork Belly

While perusing Facebook the other day, I tend to come across mildly entertaining Buzzfeed articles and I stumbled across one about 20 Vietnamese foods that you must absolutely try. It …

Oh my sloppy joe!

The sloppy joe. Something I haven’t had in years. Probably since grade school. I remember the first time I saw a sloppy joe. It was in the movie “It Takes …