New Restaurant Collections on Foodie

New Restaurant Collections on Foodie

New Restaurant Collections on Foodie Do you use Foodie? It’s a great site for browsing recipes. You can create lists/collections where you add ones you like or want to make, etc. Foodie recently launched a restaurant section with the same idea. I was asked to create some collection lists based on San Diego restaurants. I […]

Mashed Potato Tots

Mashed Potato Tots

Mashed Potato Tots Homemade mashed potato tots are a great use for leftover mashed potatoes and a tasty variation on traditional tater tots. Instead of shredded potatoes, these crispy bites are filled with creamy mashed potatoes. We always have leftover mashed potatoes after Thanksgiving so I like to come up with new ways to use […]

Gala Chicken

Gala Chicken

Gala Chicken   Every time I shop at Zion Market, I notice the Gala Chicken booth in the middle of the store. Gala Chicken offers twice-fried Korean style chicken. If you were out shopping this weekend, you probably noticed that just about every place was crowded and full of lines. We decided to take a […]

Trader Joe’s December Edition

Trader Joe’s December Edition

Trader Joe’s December Edition I popped into my local Trader Joe’s the same day I got the Fearless Flyer. Unfortunately, I was a little too quick, as my store wasn’t even stocked with half of the featured products. But after two more trips, I finally got most of the items I had wanted to try. […]

Honey castella cake mastered!

Honey castella cake mastered!

Honey castella cake mastered! They say third time’s the charm… About a month ago, I posted that I was going to give up trying to bake a successful castella cake. For those of you who have never heard of castella cake (also called Kasutera cake), it is a popular Japanese sponge cake that has a […]

Matcha Madeleines

Matcha Madeleines

Matcha Madeleines After successfully making regular madeleines and chocolate madeleines, I decided to try matcha/green tea flavored ones. The batter was a gorgeous bright green.  Of course, once they baked, they turned a bit brownish. I wasn’t really happy with how they looked after they baked.  I think I still like the classic madeleine the […]