From rambutans to durian, know which delicious and exotic Asian fruits to try on your next trip to the region (or to the Asian grocer).
Food and Drink
We love food, and (to the dismay of my family) I love taking photos of it. I wish I could bake more than Doordash lately but running a business and a kid in elite sports will make that tough! So, you won’t find complicated recipes here!
This category has some older recipes that I’ve tried and loved (and maybe not photographed all that well) and some I keep for my own future reference. There are also iconic recipes from places and local restaurants that you may enjoy.
And if there’s a food that’s helped me or that I think is interesting, there’s probably an article about it. Expect some party, holiday food, and simple kids’ snacks.
It’s not just about Recipes
Because if we like something food-related or find it helpful, you might, too.
Tips & Tricks
I really enjoy making things like charcuterie boards with whatever is in the pantry. But I drink lemon water religiously and have researched why that’s helpful and also looked into easy drinks like cucumber water and turmeric lemon water. So, these posts live here, too, because if I find the knowledge helpful maybe you will.
Recipes from San Diego Restaurants
There are iconic dishes like Coast Toast (pictured here) from local restaurants that share. Sometimes, it’s cocktails. Or maybe you want to try the chocolate chip cookie recipe from the USS Midway or Rubio’s guacamole. This is a fun section I’m looking to build upon so if you’re a San Diego chef or restaurant send me your recipes.
Learn everything you want to know about eating Chinese hot pot including how to make it at home.
Learn the health benefits of drinking lemon water first thing in the morning, how others say it has helped them and a recipe for how best to make it.
Bought too many boxes of Thin Mints? Here’s an easy and delicious way to use them in an ice cream pie recipe.
The USS Midway chocolate chip cookies recipe was made onboard the famous aircraft carrier when it was in service. It’s easy to turn into bars, too.
Learn the lemon water with turmeric health benefits, an easy recipe, what it tastes like, other ingredients to add (like black pepper or ginger), and FAQs.
Take a look at the health benefits of drinking cucumber water, and learn why should you make infused waters part of your daily wellness plan.
The Cheesecake Factory added 17 items to their made-from-scratch menu including new cheesecake flavors, salads, a plant-based burger and more.
An after-school snack recipe for Ladybug crackers with tomatoes, hummus and pita crackers plus other easy grab-and-go O Organics options.
This easy 7 layer dip recipe is famous among my friends and perfect for football season and other casual parties.
What to know about Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon Festival including the various mooncakes, how to eat one, and why lanterns play a role.
Thanks to Pinterest, it’s easy to figure out how to store K-Cup Portion Packs.