Caprese Sandwich

Do you know how hard it is for a non-vegetarian to create a vegetarian sandwich that would please the masses, that also is unique and flavorful? It's actually a lot harder than it sounds! When we got involved in working for a food truck, the original list was at least 15 sandwiches long. Out of the … Continue reading Caprese Sandwich

Pretzel Dogs

"Oooh back to school, back to school, I've got my lunch pack up, my boots tied tight, I hope I don't get in a fight". Is it just me, or once those back to school commercials start, this is the song that gets stuck in your head? My favorite back to school commercial of all … Continue reading Pretzel Dogs

Cheater Ramen

I've said it once and I'll say it again, I Love Ramen!! There are those days though, that I just don't want the whole hassle of making ramen from scratch. I grew up on top ramen (Maruchan brand of course); ramen has always been a comfort food to me. My dad was the one who'd … Continue reading Cheater Ramen

Beef Phở

Is it me or has Phở just blown up in the last 10 years? Growing up in the Seattle area you quickly learn the difference between Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, and Vietnamese food. There have been phở places around for what seems like forever, but you still had to go find them. Then all of a sudden … Continue reading Beef Phở

Spam Musubi

I grew up having Spam, eggs, and rice for breakfast. Spam fried rice for lunch, and of course, Spam musubi for a snack. So Spam has always been a favorite of mine. Every time I visit Hawaii, one of the first things I seek out is, musubi.  Musubi is a thick layer of rice with […]

Red, White and Blue Potato Salad

I don't think there is a bigger debate within families of who's mom or grandma has the best potato salad. My Mother In Law won't even eat potato salad if it's not her's. But to me, my grandma's potato salad is the best although this is not my grandma's potato salad, not at all. The … Continue reading Red, White and Blue Potato Salad

Chicken Ramen

It's is cold out and you know what that means, Ramen for every meal! Thankfully there is a ramen house on almost every corner now, even in Spokane. For me, ramen has been a part of my diet for as long as I can remember. It's always been my "chicken soup" when I'd have to … Continue reading Chicken Ramen