Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos! Yum! I remember the first time that I had this, there was this burst of flavor in my mouth. The fish was light and juicy with the crunch of cabbage slaw and sauce dripping from my mouth – didn’t care. I chose tilapia but any white flaky fish will do. I also like…

Chilled She-Crab Noodle Salad

This is such a simple dish, except getting the fresh crab meat. I did all the hard work yesterday picking out the meat so I didn’t have to do much. For those who don’t, it’s good to plan ahead and get the crabs, steam it, let it cool so you can pick the meat. Or…

Blue Crab Stuffed Sweet Chili Peppers

I’m addicted to these vibrant colored mini sweet chili peppers! They’re sweet and crunchy with minimal heat. They’re packed with Vitamin C’s so they’re good for you. Ingredients 1/3 – 1/2 cup blue crabs or 1 can crab 4 oz cream cheese (room temperature) 1 jalapeno pepper finely chopped 3-4 loose leaf basil finely chopped…

Project Mini Photo Studio

I’ve been wanting a mini photo studio ever since that one fine day of traveling and my iphone ran out of juice and the only thing left to keep me occupy was the Sky Travel magazine. Dammit! Infomercial at its best even at 30,000 thousand miles in the air…except this infomercial wasn’t one of those…

Shabu Shabu

I spent 4 hours today prepping, cleaning, chopping, cutting, slicing, dicing, and boiling to put this entire meal together for dinner. It was definitely well worth the effort. The broth came out nicely with some extra help of Bonito soup flavoring. I added extra daikon radishes which helps sweetened the broth better. The brother should be extremely…

Nuoc Mam Cham (Sweet Chili Fish Sauce)

There are tons of different brands for fish sauce. It’s just like extra virgin olive oil. There are color variations such as the dark, the light, the medium light. Unfortunately, you can’t get this in less sodium or “light”. My two favorites are Viet Huong Three Crabs brand and Phu Quoc Brand. I like the…