Weekend Recipe Adventures

The kitchen is my playground. Sometimes there are scapes and bruises but it’s always fun. I’ll archive all the adventures here. I hope you enjoy!


  • Super Bowl Apps

    I KNOW! Super Bowl happened in February. But I made these super delicious apps and totally forgot to post AND take a picture. I was craving these and realized that I never captured the success here. Ugh! Well, as soon as I make them again (likely Fathers Day), I’ll add the pics Buffalo Chicken Sliders […]

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  • Okonomiyaki


    This dish has been haunting me on social media so much that I had to make it. Never had it before. So I don’t know if it’s right but this is damn good eats. As my husband says, “what is this witchcraft?” Okonomiyaki 1 cup flour 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp […]

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  • Tyrosalata


    There once was a restaurant we all loved and then it closed. For years we reminisced about their feta dip. Then, Covid hit and they started up a takeout biz outta their home. Tyrosalata was back and it’s damn good. They didn’t have any this week. So, I went ahead and tried my hand at […]

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  • Ahi Tuna Benedict

    Ahi Tuna Benedict

    Can you tell that I’m missing my Hawaii vacation? The food was so good. I had this ahi Benedict and I am determined to remake it. 1/2 cup precooked rice (sushi rice would be best) Furikake Oil 2 eggs 1/2 avocado, sliced 2 shiso leaves 1/4 lb sushi grade ahi tuna, sliced into 1/2” thick […]

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  • Blistered Shishito Peppers

    Blistered Shishito Peppers

    I love the roulette experience of eating these. You never know when you might get a spicy one. These are such an easy appetizer that can be done in less than 10 mins. Fresh shishito peppers (~25) Avocado oil or other neutral oil Flaky salt Furikake, optional Ranch dip, optional Togarashi, optional Heat a cast […]

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  • Spicy Ahi Poke

    Spicy Ahi Poke

    I posted a poke recipe before and it’s great. This time, I tried making a version we recently had in Oahu called the CA roll poke. It’s the perfect combination of fresh and decadent. Make this and eat it over rice or salad. 1/2 lb sushi grade ahi tuna, diced into 1/2” chunks 1/4 cup […]

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