Category Archives: Sides/Salads/Soups

Chicken, Corn & Sausage Bisque

Ever since I tried the chicken, corn & sausage bisque from the Rajun Cajun food truck I’ve been obsessed with it. I didn’t want to search for the truck every time I had a craving for this cajun style corn … Continue reading

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How to make a ‘Loaded’ Ramen

Top Ramen is something quick, simple and cheap to make. I can find a pack for $0.19 at our local 99 cents store. But you can ‘fancy’ it up adding some easy ingredients to make it look like you just … Continue reading

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Homemade Poi

I miss Poi from back home, and in all my 17 years in Hawaii, I actually never had fresh pounded poi. This isn’t exactly the same thing, but since you can’t even find the bag stuff here in California this … Continue reading

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Simple Tofu

This is a side dish you can prepare in 5 minutes…really. It’s healthy and my kids love it although its a little tough to get picky kids to like something like tofu. You can company this with almost any dish … Continue reading

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Local Style Beef Stew

This was a requested recipe from a Facebook friend. I had actually made beef stew a lot of times since I move to California from Hawaii, but didn’t know there was a difference in the type of stews we were … Continue reading

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Soft Wheat Breadsticks #1: Garlic Parmesan

This was an experiment gone right. Along with a pasta dish, I wanted to add some homemade bread sticks. I’ve done several different recipes and after studying up on how to make bread and sticks and arguing with the yeast … Continue reading

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Wakame Tofu Soup (slow cooker)

Wakame is a type of seaweed. Seaweed is a great vegetable to get your kids into. Dried and lightly seasoned it’s a healthy afternoon snack, add some rice and fish and you have the classic sushi wrapping. In this dish, … Continue reading

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