Archive for the ‘Appetizers’ Category

postheadericon Chinese New Year Egg Rolls

Gung Hay Fat Choy!!  Welcome to the Year of the Monkey!  I was so lucky to be asked by Cost Plus World Market to create a series of videos and design a fun and festive tablescape for the Lunar New Year.   Please take a look at my videos for Potstickers,  Long Life Noodles with Chicken [...]

postheadericon Honey Srircha Chicken Lollipops

Honey Srircha Chicken Lollipops Looking for a way to spice up your holiday party?  Well hop on board the Goodship Honey Srircha Chicken Lollipop!  I created this delicious honey srircha glaze for a chicken wing recipe and decided to toss some chicken meatballs seasoned with lime juice, ginger, cilantro and scallions.    The result is a [...]

postheadericon Bulgogi Pizza Recipe

Bulgogi Pizza Recipe I was inspired to create this bulgogi pizza recipe when my hubby Matthew and I were devouring a giant platter of Korean Fried Chicken Wings in LA’s K-town.  The Korean fried chicken wing glaze is the perfect balance of sweet-hot thanks to the gochujang paste (Korean fermented red pepper paste) and honey.  I [...]

postheadericon Soy Ginger Chicken Wings

My husband Matthew is a chicken wing fanatic so I always whip up a batch of these easy, delicious and flavorful wings if he’s had a long day.  I bet you have all (or almost all) of the ingredients for this recipe in your pantry right now. These wings are marinated in soy sauce, honey, [...]

postheadericon Asian Beef Skewers

Why not shake things up at your Memorial Day BBQ this weekend with this succulent, melt-in-your-mouth recipe for Asian Beef Skewers?  They’re loaded with amazing flavors from the ginger, garlic, soy sauce, Srircha and hoisin sauce.  Great for guests because you can marinate them a couple of hours before and just throw on the grill [...]

postheadericon Firecracker Shrimp

Gung Hay Fat Choy!!!   Chinese New Year is on February 19th!  Welcome to the Year of the Sheep.  I wanted to re-post this delicious Firecracker Shrimp recipe that I love to serve on Chinese New Year because firecrackers light up the sky on Chinese New Year and signify good luck on the coming year.  These [...]

postheadericon Touchdown Asian Sliders

With the College Football National Championship Game airing tonight and since the Super Bowl is around the corner, I thought I’d repost this yummy recipe for Touchdown Asian Sliders featuring King’s Hawaiian Rolls (my fave)!  I love King’s Hawaiian because they’re so versatile, sweet and soft.  I love them so much that I entered a [...]

postheadericon Sweet and Spicy Thai Cashews

Ring in the New Year with these Sweet & Spicy Thai Glazed Cashews from my Thai cookbook, “Everyday Thai Cooking.”    People just go NUTS for these cashews.  I love the sticky sweetness from the honey accented by a kick of cayenne pepper and exotic notes from the curry powder and fish sauce.  They’re so [...]

postheadericon Thai Crab Cakes

Looking to spice things up for your holiday party this year?  Why not Thai this recipe on for size?  These Thai Crab Cakes are loaded with lump crab meat and delicious Thai flavors including lime juice, fish sauce, ginger, cilantro and thai chilies.   They’re light yet filling and make the perfect finger food.  I [...]

postheadericon Crab Puffs

My friend Scott calls these “little pillows of cream cheese crab heaven.”  For a skinny guy, he can wolf down about a dozen of these before he even finishes his glass of Cabernet.  No one is quite sure of the origin of this Polynesian favorite, also known as Crab Rangoon (what is a Rangoon, anyway?) [...]

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