Category Archives: Recipes

Solar-Cooked Sweet Potatoes Recipe

My family eats sweet potatoes on a regular basis. We throw them whole (skin and [...]

My Budget DIY Raw Diet Recipe For My Dog When Living On Oahu

I recently wrote a blog post about my dog Daisy’s experience as I transitioned her [...]

Blueberry And Lime Goat Cheese Cheesecake Recipe

This past Christmas I decided to bake a cheesecake for my Dad since he LOVES [...]


Solar-Cooked Russet Potatoes Recipe

This is going to be a short post because cooking potatoes in a solar cooker [...]

Solar-Cooked Clam Chowder With Portuguese Sausage Recipe

I’ve been using my basic solar cooker setup for about a week now and I [...]

Solar-Cooked Hard-Boiled Eggs Without Water Recipe

I’ve recently been very interested in the idea of solar cooking. That is, cooking with [...]

The Hungry Guide To Hawaii Recipes

There are so many variations of delicious Hawaii recipes out there so I decided to [...]


Sugar-Free Banana Lumpia Recipe

When you look at banana lumpia recipes, it’s difficult to make because it requires a [...]


Pan-Fried Kabocha (Japanese Pumpkin) Recipe

Kabocha may be gaining in popularity in recent years as a health food, but our [...]

Salt And Pepper Shrimp Recipe

I’m not a huge shrimp fan, but I love deep-fried shrimp that leaves the shell [...]

Fried Zucchini With Panko Recipe

I’ve been growing cocozelle zucchini in my backyard aquaponics system, which has provided my family [...]

Mapo Tofu With Italian Sausage Recipe

When you’ve got 2 Asian-American kids, sometimes you have to cater to their American tastes [...]

Fried Chicken With Local $5 Whole Chicken Recipe

COVID-19 has made meat prices go up so Mom has kept an eye out for [...]

Sugar-Free Sushi Rice Recipe

Mom’s sushi rice has gone through an evolution since I was a kid. One of [...]


Beef Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe

There’s something about Panda Express’ beef broccoli that always convinces me to include it in [...]

No MSG Takuan Recipe

Ah, takuan – those teeny, tiny, delightfully crunchy pieces of bright yellow radish that we [...]


Hot And Sour Green Cabbage Recipe

Fast and easy side dishes are wonderful. They use simple ingredients that are often left [...]

Salted Pork Belly Recipe

Mom really loves her YouTube Time and with COVID-19 restricting our out-of-the-house entertainment, she’s been [...]

Chicken Katsu Don Recipe

When I lived in Japan, I ate a lot of donburi – Japanese rice bowls [...]

Meat Jun Recipe

If you’re a fan of Korean food, then you’ve probably eaten Korean pancakes or “jeon”. [...]


Somen Noodles Recipe

It’s summer in Hawaii (yes, we have a summer) and it’s getting hot and humid [...]

Sugar-Free Namasu Recipe

My family (and extended family) love to eat namasu. It’s a pretty healthy side dish [...]

Sugar-Free Mochiko Chicken Recipe

There are a lot of great mochiko chicken recipes out there, so this time Mom [...]

Marinated BBQ Kalbi Recipe

Mom loves to go all out when it’s our birthday and everyone knows that my [...]


Japchae Recipe

Japchae is an interesting dish in Hawaii. You’ll usually find it as a side dish [...]

Shoyu And Tofu Whole Fish With Ginger Recipe

According to Mom who grew up in Taiwan, it was common to hear that a [...]

Daikon Kimchi Recipe

Daikon kimchee is a family favorite, but if you were to ask my Dad, he [...]

Green Beans Stir Fry Recipe

Our green bean plants have been doing really well these past few days. So well [...]

Korean Chicken Recipe

Probably my #1 favorite fried chicken dish by my Mom is her Korean Chicken. Korean [...]


Pork, Green Beans And Carrots Stir Fry Recipe

Green beans grow well in Hawaii especially in our yard. This year Mom has harvested [...]

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