Tag Archive: lamb

Surf and Turf

Cooking with and for family and friends always brings back memories of cooking with my mother and sisters and how much fun we had in the kitchen!  I love creating food memories and it doesn’t have to be a big production.  The secret is to make a big splash with the table layout so when…



Salad Stir Fry

Clearing fridge to accommodate food for my cooking class came up with a surprise stir fry! I had mostly salad vegetables: snow peas, radish, Persian cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, onion & red bell peppers. So, I decided to fry them in duck fat & sprinkled black sesame seeds right at the end. Just goes to show,…



Makoto’s Lunch Revamped

I love revamping leftovers by adding fresh ingredients to them.  With Makoto’s leftover fried rice, I added some lamb strips and chili garlic sauce which made it really POP! I always bring home whatever I can’t finish when I eat out, no matter how tiny it is.  It’s not embarrassing to me, I was brought…