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Miso + Honey Fish

Simple dishes are the best. I recently rediscovered this miso and honey salmon dish and I was so delighted at how easy it is that I made the dish several times over several consecutive weeks. The best part (besides the taste) is that it starts and ends with three ingredients miso paste, good ole honey,… Read more »

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Kamameshi + Bamboo + Salad Lunch

I love eating out! hehe. The whole experience of being seated at a cozy table, being in good company, ordering a coffee if it’s breakfast or yummy appetizers on a special occasion, etc., etc. But there’s also something about making food at home that’s equally satisfying, in a very different way. It just feels …… Read more »

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Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes, Snow Peas & Basil

#Spaghettisquash is trending in Emily’s kitchen. If Nature was a contestant on Chopped, she’d get an A+ for presentation, taste, and creativity. Look at this thing! A golden delicious gourd. At the grocery store, this guy can look and feel a bit daunting. It’s pretty heavy and to the touch feels like it’s armed with… Read more »

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Old-Food-In-The-Pantry Challenge: White Wine Clam Pasta

As I continue downsizing for my move, I decided to challenge myself to live off of only the stuff remaining in my pantry, at least until it’s all gone. I have very little food left as it is, but the idea is to clean out as much old food as I can so I don’t… Read more »

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Raspberry Cream: Summertime Sandwich Cookies

Last week, I had the very rare occasion of hosting guests hailing all the way from Deutschland! So I decided they deserved a special sweet treat from the House of Hsu-Pfeiffer. Mostly, I was giddy to make cookies for someone other than Sven and me… I shed the customary guilt for every decadent tablespoon of… Read more »

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Pumpkin Patch Porn

WTF. The food porn industry has zero shame. This glistening squash soup in a perfectly adorable pumpkin bowl showed up on my Facebook news feed yesterday. Recipe for this bowl of temptation is here, compliments of the Food Network. Ah, pumpkin. The one redeeming factor of the end of summer.