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FIRE AND ICE, AND EVERYTHING NICE

Servings: 2 This recipe is one of the cases that I would recommend using store-bought chicken/beef broth rather than homemade.  Mostly because boiling a giant pot of broth amidst summer kind of… defeats the purpose of this dish.  But make sure…

CARAMEL APPLE PIE BISCUIT

Then OH RIGHT!   Of course.  Silly me. Makes: 7 small biscuits Ingredients: Caramel apple/wet ingredient: 1/2 cup (154 grams) of granulated sugar 1/4 cup (61 grams) of apple juice 1 1/2 cup (185 grams/approx 2 small apples) of small-diced baking…

FROZEN GRAPES DAIQUIRI

I’LL SEE YOU ON THE OTHER SIDE IN JUST a few days, lays a much anticipated family weekend-getaway to Beijing’s outskirt near the Great Wall.  Long neglected enthusiasm and BBQ-equiped, we were gonna shake the clouds of illness that’s been shit-storming…

THE MEMOIR OF A BEEF BURGER

To home-grind your patty, or not to home-grind your patty?  Well, there are pros and cons on both sides. Whether or not your patty is of a fancy cuts of beef or down-to-earth store-bought, it should be treated with the same…

MY FAVORITE CHILI SAUCE – THE MEAN SANTA

Makes:  approx 2 cups The sauce may look universally deadly, but in fact, the spiciness can be easily adjusted by changing the ratio between large long red chilis (vibrant color and mildly spicy), long green chilis (fragrant and medium-spicy) and…

FEATURED: SUMMER FUN

filthy rich miso caramel ice cream

Have I mentioned how unapologetically cheap I am?  Right… to elaborate we must understand that “cheap” is a strictly relative term and I am saying that strictly relatively-speaking, I am incredibly cheap.  I negotiated a 30% raise in my daily…

poorman’s lobster roll

Right.  I apologize for my “rare” unprofessionalism last time.  Can we start over?  I promise I’ll keep it together this time because oh boy this faux-lobster roll is too delicious to miss out on.  But it’s strange to compose this…

winter warmth ice cream

Drop down on a point back in time, all the way back in my 500-sqft studio in New York when I was joyfully smooching a pint of Ben’n Jerry’s which I casually grabbed from the downstair 24hr-deli, and tell me…