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Mutabbal (Sesame Eggplant Dip)

Mutabbal, not to be confused with Baba Ganoush is a delicious Levantine meze made with char-grilled eggplant, tahini, lemon juice and garlic. Easy step-by-step recipe for this party favorite.


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Chile Verde

The best Chile Verde recipe with fall-apart tender pork braised in a smokey savory green chili sauce.

On Air: Bento Expo Season 3 Ep. 1

Bento Expo got renewed for a ten episode third season, so you can catch me on NHK World once a month until September 2018. The first episode of this season airs around the world on December 24, 2017, check here for the schedule near you. In this episode, Maki and I make two teriyaki bentos. … Continue reading “On Air: Bento Expo Season 3 Ep. 1”

On Air: Biz Buzz Japan – Ramen

Update 12/23/2017: This episode has already aired, but it available to watch on demand until January 18th, 2018. In this episode of BizBuzz Japan, Jon Kabira, Abram Plaut and I explore the mouthwatering world of ramen, from cup noodles to slurp-worthy restaurant ramen and everything in between. Check the schedule here for a list of … Continue reading “On Air: Biz Buzz Japan – Ramen”

Warm Eggnog Recipe

Easy delicious hot eggnog recipe that's redolent of brandy and nutmeg with a frothy head that makes this holiday treat all the more decadent.

Chicken Adobo

A few easy tricks turn this basic chicken adobo into an amazing one-pot meal with fall-off-the-bone tender chicken braised in a rich tangy glaze.

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”

Stove-top Macaroni and Cheese

With a crisp cheesy topping and perfectly cooked macaroni in a satiny smooth sauce, no-one will believe this Mac and Cheese only took 10 minutes to make!

No-Bake Cornflake Bars

These decadent no-bake chocolate cornflake bars come together in minutes from stuff you probably already have in your pantry, and yet they’re a deliciously decadent holiday treat that’s perfect for making with your kids. Head over to PBS Food for my full post and No-Bake Chocolate Cornflake Bars recipe.