Salmon Skin Ochazuke

Salmon Skin Ochazuke

This yummy ochazuke topping is salty and loaded with crunchy texture. You would never guess that it is made from stuff you normally throw away. It’s great for lunch, quick and easy to make. I always get excited when I can find a way to make good food out of a...
Refreshing Shredded Cabbage Salad

Refreshing Shredded Cabbage Salad

This is a no fuss salad full of texture and the mild sweet kick of cabbage. The strands of cabbage nest into a jumbled tangle, which make for a substantial serving even though the portion looks small. If you like to crunch when you eat, you will love this salad. My...
Got Cabbage?  Organic, of course…

Got Cabbage? Organic, of course…

I gave a Tweet last week about organic cabbage on sale at Sprouts market only 49 cents per pound.  I hope you got yours.  The sale ended yesterday, but not before I sent out another reminder Tweet.  Twitter is usually the way I will share information about produce...
Care Package for Obaachan (Grandma)

Care Package for Obaachan (Grandma)

Obaachan is my children’s grandmother and my mother.   She is getting on in years, and will be 85 this March.  She is still pretty active and cooks for herself mostly.  But, she does complain that she tires of cooking and going to the grocery store.  Every so...
Brewed Tea in Irvine

Brewed Tea in Irvine

I’d like to share a new tea experience I had not far from where I live. I have a very dear and considerate friend I walk with once a week, and knowing my interest in tea, she told me of a new place that actually brews tea to order.  After our walk this morning...
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