If you are looking for a healthier meat, I highly recommend using any species of white fish, such as swai and tilapia. They are farmed and available in most supermarkets. You can find some in the frozen section or the fresh section. I bought a pack of swai fish a few weeks ago and decided […]Read more "Butter Fried Fish with Roasted Cauliflowers"
Some of you are blessed enough to celebrate only one birthday during the mass closing during the COVID-19 pandemic. I am not one of them. Rather, on this day, I am celebrating yet another year of life. Last year would have the great big blow out party; instead, it was just a fizzle with just […]Read more "Celebrating Another Birthday During the Pandemic"
Appetizer Minestrone Soup Main Course Grilled duck with a side of asparagus and sautéed vegetables Dessert White Chocolate Raspberry cheesecakeRead more "Happy Mothers’ Day 2021"
May 8, 1945 marked the end of the war in Europe 76 years ago. After almost six years of the bloodiest conflict in the 20th century and possibly all human history, German generals signed the instruments of surrender. The world rejoiced and breathed a sigh of relief. The war was not yet over. Not for […]Read more "V-E Day – 76 Years Later"
What is there to like about socialism? I am all for reasonable government programs and spending, like maintain roads and railroads and contracting for waste management. I am all for social programs for those who fell through the cracks. But when you are pushing for too much government oversight that it infringes on moral authority […]Read more "Socialism’s Appeal?"
This past Friday night, I made a baked tilapia with garlic potatoes and green beans. Almost without fail, whenever I tell people that I am making a tilapia dish, everyone gives me a look that says: “This fish is so bland and there are better fish available.” At least that is true in the US; […]Read more "Baked Tilapia with Garlic Potatoes and Green Beans"
Traditional German food is my comfort food. Having been to Germany twice and absorbed some of the culture and cuisine, I started to eat more German food in the US. Now for the first time in a few years, I made my own. Instead of pork or veal, I used chicken breasts to make Schnitzel. […]Read more "German Chicken Schnitzel"
Yesterday, I had talked about my trip to Okinawa back in July 2009. There was so much to cover that I decided to write a sequel covering Days 3 and 4. During the third day on the island, for the most part, most of us were used to the food, used being on on a […]Read more "Okinawa the Sequel"
A few weeks ago, I found this recipe for Tuscan Sausage Potato Soup because I had a whole bunch of mashed potatoes sitting in the fridge. I needed to eat them or else they would go bad. At the same time, I think I had a few raw potatoes. After a short Google search for […]Read more "Tuscan Sausage Potato Soup"
October is here and with it comes the Fall season. When I lived in Chicago, October was a welcome relief from the humidity and the heat. There might be a few days when it was still hot with temperatures in the low 90s, but those were rare. Now, living in southern California, there are a […]Read more "4 Things I Enjoy in the Fall"