Truly My Own Thai Tea

  Guys are you like me too? So addicted to Thai foods most especially their Thai Iced Tea? Well, while browsing at a Chinese Asian supermarket, I accidentally found authentic  Thai Teas in a box, 23 teabags. Let’s get started because it is a breeze to make and you can control it’s sugar content. Look…

Carrots, Celery, Lobster & Corn Chowder

Hello  everyone! Our exciting vacation is done and we’re back from Florida, the retirement mecca of the world. It was rainy season there but really very hot up to 90-91 degrees F but the malls, business establishments and homes are centralized air, the beaches are gorgeous and hot! Floridians and  non Floridians are both appropriately…

Impromptu Drinks

  After working 2 sets of 12 hours, the whole family working on a big project, then we are in a standstill, reaching for a nice refreshing drink from the fridge and found nothing. Found bottles of stone dry Angry Orchards beer, but that’s too strong for my taste! And I found some cranberry juice…

Curried/ Gingered Wild Caught Salmon

  Hi, everyone! Let’s indulge in the wildly caught whole salmon I bought from Costco for $41.00. Of course it’s cheaper and wild caught but the downside is you have to cut the whole fish. I cut the whole fish according to my need. Put it in the freezer to toughen the flesh, then remove…

Mild Spicy Curried Potatoes & Chick Peas

Aren’t you tired  of eating cold salads this summer time? Me too and I need mild  spicy curries, and this is a popular Indian side dish but I gave it another twist by adding mushrooms and also seeing my potatoes about to say goodbye in my pantry. Let’s gather up the ingredients and start cooking,…

Impromptu Salad

Tired of buying ready made boring salad from the deli! Me too! No cooking needed during these hot summer days. You just should know what’s left in your fridge and add some ingredients from Costco. Let me show you what I bought to make this salad which I just mixed up and brought to work,…

Pineapple, Perrier & Cranberry Thirst Quencher

So hot this summer time! Let me help you quench your thirst and be surprised how simple it is to do, maybe you have some of the ingredients from your pantry.   INGREDIENTS: 1 bottle of Perrier Sparkling Mineral Water a glass of pineapple juice a glass of cranberry juice lots and lots of ice…

Stuffed Cherry Tomato Appetizers

Long time ago, I bought fresh cilantro from a huge supermarket and I have a habit of collecting the suggested recipes on the back and got this recipe from http://www.tryfoods.com. It’s really amazing how they have this ingenious idea of stuffing cherry tomatoes with things I have, since my pocket garden has oregano, basil and…

Pancit/Japchae Vermicelli with Beef Bulgogi, Shrimp and Veggies

Hi, I am always intrigue with other countries’traditional dishes. Anyway I love the Korean Japchae but don’t like its  very sweet flavor so I decided to tweak the recipe and add more flavor to it by boiling these glass noodles with roasted chicken broth. The taste comes out perfect to my preference. Let’s gather up…

Summer Barbecueing in the Pocket Garden

Summer is sizzling hot, cannot control myself barbecuing late evening this Father’s Day. The secret is in the marinade with the  available herbs from our pocket garden. Enjoy the pictures and check out the recipes. Prepare these mouth watering mixed  barbecues. You will love it! I promise you. INGREDIENTS: a bag of Nathan’s Hot dogs…