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Grilled Mac & Cheese

If you made my Stove-Top Macaroni and Cheese and found yourself with some leftovers, I’ve found a delicious way to transform your leftovers into a tasty side that’s crisp and buttery on the outside like a grilled cheese sandwich and soft and creamy on the inside. Head over to PBS Food for my full Grilled … Continue reading “Grilled Mac & Cheese”


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Shochu Mojito

A delicious take on the classic mojito cocktail using Japanese brown sugar shochu instead of rum.

On Air: Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin

I’ll be on ABC this Saturday 11/18 at 9:30am EST on Ocean Treks With Jeff Corwin — Tokyo: Fan-Tastic Fun. I had so much fun showing Jeff around Tsukiji fish market and making sushi with his awesome family. Hope you guys have a chance to check it out! In the meantime here are some behind … Continue reading “On Air: Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin”

Chocolate Cornbread Muffins

I have a pet peeve about people calling what are essentially sugary chocolate cupcakes “chocolate muffins”. With only a pinch of sugar in each muffin, these awesome cornbread muffins are great for breakfast with your favorite spread or work equally well as a rustic dinner roll alongside your Thanksgiving spread. Head over to PBS Food … Continue reading “Chocolate Cornbread Muffins”

Best Eggs Benedict

The best Eggs Benedict recipe, with ham, avocado and a poached egg blanketed with a silky smooth Hollandaise sauce. The perfect idea for a brunch party.

Perfect Hollandaise Sauce

By using a hand blender, and adding a stabilizer, this fool-proof Hollandaise sauce recipe comes together in minutes and is almost impossible to break.

Kimchi Rice Sandwich

Inspired by a rice burger I recently had at MOS Burger, this rice sandwich is made with crisp pan-fried rice “buns. Inside is a quick pork and kimchi stir-fry. Head over to PBS Food for my full Kimchi Rice Sandwich post.

Black Pepper Beef

Black Pepper Beef, or Hei Jiao Niu Liu (黑椒牛柳) is a quick and easy Chinese stir-fry that comes together from just a handful of ingredients.

Shochu Hot Chocolate

I know it’s fall when I get a hankering for warm drinks, and I’ve been craving hot chocolate like a madman. Hot on the heels of my matcha hot chocolate, I bring to you a more grown-up take on the classic: Shochu Hot Chocolate. It’s a rich blend with tons of chocolate relative to the … Continue reading “Shochu Hot Chocolate”