Today I bring you a short and sweet post. Well, maybe not short and sweet; more like short and savory. I heard someone mention this as an idea, and I wanted to try it. Well, it worked! The Fudgelet who doesn’t enjoy eggs actually found these appealing. So, what are pesto eggs?Continue reading
I decided to make this a tips post instead of a regular recipe post just because it is more simple than a regular recipe. Anyway, I have been trying to perfect my green bean cooking technique, and I think it is still a work in progress, but I am willing to write down some of my main ideas I have learned.Continue reading
We often have leftover char siu because I like to make large batches and freeze it. Sometimes we just eat the leftovers sliced warmed in a wok with a bit of sauce. We also eat it with spinach stir fried in. One of the more recent favorites has been eating the leftovers with pineapple!Continue reading
Maybe you are still looking for some gift ideas, but you know you are running low on time. Well, I have a few kitchen items that you might not have thought of, or might not have realized are so handy. Now, unlike some other internet people, I am not sharing links to specific items. Instead, I am just listing ideas since I can’t say that I have the best of each item to share with you.Continue reading
With the pandemic, one of the challenges has been meal planning and grocery shopping. Since I only go every other week, I need to plan for a couple weeks out, and my plan is a lot more structured than in the past since I want to make sure that I use all of the ingredients before they go bad, and also that I know I have everything I need for a recipe. So, a problem has been planning on a certain recipe but then I get halfway through my grocery shopping and realize I can’t get something I need. I have to decide if it is critical or can be substituted, and then if it can’t be, what meal do I plan in its place? Did I mention that I also go super early in the morning to avoid people, so my brain is still waking up? Oh well, it’s good for me.
I was looking back at some old posts and came across this one. It has been over 7.5 years since I wrote this, and my feelings have actually changed. Having kids now, I would have thought that the shortcuts would have expanded, but instead I choose to make things in steps rather than all at once.
Let’s start with the old shortcuts…