How to Make Your Own Wooden Palette Planter with Felt

03. April 2016 Gardening 0
The city park across from my apartment threw this wooden palette away a few weeks ago. I walked past it while I was walking my dog, Atticus, and decided to come back for it after I dropped him off at home. I dragged it a block and a half home and there was no turning ...

Blueberry-Cardamom Muffins

This is a Tasting Table recipe that I’ve adapted after I realized that I had all the ingredients in my pantry. I’ve made small changes like using frozen blueberries that I thawed out and gently patted down with a paper towel, and then I cut down the sugar and skipped the sugar topping altogether. All ...

Lu Rou Fan, Taiwanese Braised Pork Belly

01. March 2016 Pork 0
I was craving a comforting pork belly dish over the weekend but didn’t want to do a repeat of one of my favorite Japanese dishes, Buta No Kakuni. So I turned to the Taiwanese style mostly because my friend Kevin was posting vacation photos on his Instagram account from Taipei. Don’t be intimidated by all ...

Chicken and Tofu Pad Thai

25. January 2016 Chicken, Pasta + Noodles + Rice 0
Pad Thai is one of those dishes I like to make to hold me over another meal that takes more time to prepare. I thought about making this one while I was waiting for beef ribs to braise. I already had most of the ingredients in the pantry, being this an Asian kitchen and all; ...