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Meal Planning for a Busy Family

September 12, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat, Mindful,

Now that school has started back up again, so have all of the kids' extracurricular activities! Between school drop-off, pick-up, tennis clinics, swimming practice, Boy Scouts, and working, sometimes...

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8 Asian Kebab Recipes

August 17, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat,

Summer is still going strong, and we've got some 2-step, Asian-inspired kebab and skewer recipes for grilling! These are so simple they only take a few minutes to prep....and a few minutes to grill....

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Grilled Baby Bok Choy with Hoisin Honey Glaze

May 22, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat,

I’m always looking for ways to take the most humblest of ingredients, and transform them into a flavor-packed dish that is truly unforgettable. This desire comes from my own childhood, growing up as...

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Make Your Own Vegetable Stock

April 27, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat, Mindful, San-J Family,

Food has a way of bringing people together. In my mom's family, our gatherings always include a pot of soup. And why not? With just a few simple ingredients and minimal effort, you can throw together...

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Memories and Celebrations of Sakura, Japanese Cherry Blossoms

April 05, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat, Japan, Mindful, San-J Family,

In Japan, cherry blossoms are praised for more than just the arrival of spring. Also known as sakura, cherry blossoms are symbolic of the beauty and mortality of life, paired with optimism of a fresh...

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A Springtime Guide to Growing Asian Vegetables

March 21, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat, Japan, Mindful, San-J Family,

It's time for Spring gardening! For the past two years, we've been living in suburban Las Vegas, Nevada. Our Spring gardening this year is a modest patio garden, with our essential Asian herbs and...

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Spring Vegetables with Asian Flavor

March 03, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat,

I look forward to spring each year. The world just seems to come alive all over again. The trees are budding, flowers are starting to bloom, and oh those spring vegetables! Asparagus, baby peas,...

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