Tag Archives: kids

cabbage rice

One-pot meals are life savers for home cooks like myself. So many days I would wake up and wonder what to cook for dinner. On days like these, I would…

the impossibly easy chicken and vegetables mini-pies

It all started because I had a couple of pieces of chicken thigh left from another meal. Rummaging through my fridge, I found a zucchini and a red pepper. So I…

banana bread

I understand that baking can be intimidating. In reality though, baking is really simple. Like most things, there are rules that you have to follow if you want to bake…

cranberry and white chocolate cookies

I guess one of the banes of not having a sweet tooth is that I am not mad about cookies. Once in a blue moon, I would eat some, but…

oyakodon (親子丼) | a marriage of the chicken and the egg

“Oyakodon (親子丼), literally “parent-and-child donburi”, is a donburi, or Japanese rice bowl dish, in which chicken, egg, sliced scallion (or sometimes regular onions), and other ingredients are all simmered together in a sauce and then served on top of a large…