Giveaway: Vanilla Extract, Spices from Rodelle

I am absolutely addicted to the Rodelle Sriracha Seasoning!!! We used in our Pad Thai Zoodles recipe – and WOW – such intense flavor. Their vanilla extract is amazing too ....more

Thai Grilled Shrimp with Black Pepper Sauce

Patience is what we’ve been practicing for the last two months in our house. Going into a major kitchen remodel is never a “fun” thing (well, except picking out wall colors, flooring options and kitchen bling), but I never expected a 2-week stall. So close, yet so far away ....more

Giveaway: $50 Minted Holiday Cards

Minted is an online marketplace for beautifully designed cards, artwork, home decor...more

Jump

I recently heard this quote by Ray Bradbury, “Jump off a cliff and build your wings on the way down.” It’s supposed to be an inspirational quote, but I can’t shake off a...more

Giveaway: Paderno 4-Blade Spiralizer #2 (yes another one!)

This is why we love Paderno! We’re giving away a second unit…..you can enter in both giveaways ...more

Giveaway: Gourmesso Coffee Capsules

Do you own a Nespresso machine? I’ve had three Nespresso machines and have purchased machines to both my brother and mom. Unfortunately, they stopped using the Nespresso machines after a few months, telling me that the coffee capsules were too expensive! ...more

Giveaway: Paderno 4-Blade Spiralizer

I feel so lucky to be able to give away a Paderno 4-Blade Vegetable Spiralizer to one of you!! I’ve written about the Spiralizer in a recent recipe post Pad Thai Zoodles and also reviewed an older version (3-Blade) Paderno product in a video below. To enter the Giveaway for your very own Paderno 4-Blade Spiralizer, follow instructions below! ...more

Pad Thai Zoodles Recipe

Before I get into the recipe, I wanted to give you a quick peek at the Daytime TV studios where I tape cooking segments at. It’s a show that’s syndicated in nearly 200 markets in the US...more

New logo, new stuff coming!

Ever since our post...more

Home Grown Star Anise

A lovely reader sent a package of his homegrown star anise spice. Have you ever used star anise before? Normally, when I buy them at the Asian market, they look like they’ve been picked through – none of the “stars” even resemble stars ....more