Best Bean Dip

I like September for many reasons. First off, it is my birthday month. Second, it marks the start of fall. This time last year we went on a river rafting trip. One of the meals served was this 12-layer bean dip cooked in a big cast iron skillet. In remembrance of the trip, we decided…

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Julienne’s Turkey Meatballs

Last night I improvised on turkey meatballs and they came out amazing! This is a new go-to recipe for me. Don’t you love it when that happens? Ingredients 1/2 cup of bread crumbs half a small onion, finely minced 2 bunches of green onions, chopped (chives, basil, or cilantro work too, just pick based on…

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Making Hoedeopbap at Home

In an effort to eat healthier, the latest project the hubs and I are doing is cooking our way through a comic book of Korean recipes by graphic artist Robin Ha. So far we’ve successfully done dubu buchim, panfried tofu in soy sesame sauce and jangjorim, beef braised in soy sauce with eggs. Most recently…

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Sushi Bake

I am always craving sushi. 90% of the time when my husband asks what I’m in the mood for when we decide to eat out, my answer is sushi (bless him for his patience). As fellow sushi and sashimi lovers know, it’s an expensive habit. When one of my closest friends introduced me to the…

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Mochi Brownies

While I’m not going to get into the systemic issues at hand in this post, (all my thoughts and links to help the cause are on my Instagram), one of the reasons why I’m writing this right now is because, during times like these, it’s important that we’re taking care of ourselves. We’re only as…

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