The Best Asian Cuisines I have Made

You know, you don’t have to only rely on restaurants for Asian food, whether it would be Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Korean, Vietnamese, and so on. Some people might, though, and that’s okay. However, some folks like to cook their own Asian cuisines. I’m a little bit of both, but more toward the commercially-made food. ButContinue reading “The Best Asian Cuisines I have Made”

My Attempt to Make Cafeteria-Style Rice

Intro  Regardless of its quality, I always found cafeteria rice to taste good. By cafeteria, I mean those in schools and museums. What I found odd is that I couldn’t find a recipe for it anywhere on the Internet. I could not even find a copycat one. The most relevant result I received was aContinue reading “My Attempt to Make Cafeteria-Style Rice”

The Top Cakes I Have Made in Recent Years

While I do understand why a lot of people, including myself, prefer commercially-made cakes for occasions, I often bake mine from scratch.

How I made a cottage pie dairy-free

Contrary to what many people believe, cottage pie and shepherd’s pie aren’t exactly the same thing. Shepherd’s pie is made with ground lamb, while cottage pie is made with ground beef.

I Like Pina Coladas… And Making That Into Pie

Do you like pina coladas? How about pie? What about combining the 2? That is what I did recently. I took some to a friend’s house. Everyone there, including my friend, himself, enjoyed it. Now I will tell you the process. Recipe (which I don’t own, but am sharing them in my own words) YouContinue reading “I Like Pina Coladas… And Making That Into Pie”

Home Sweet Home Fries – How I Made Them Before the Pandemic Started vs. After

In the United States, serving potatoes with your breakfast is common in many restaurants or public places. At homes, maybe not as much. However, I like to make my own breakfast potatoes, too. I have been cooking since I was 12, but didn’t make home fries from scratch until around 15 or 16 years old.Continue reading “Home Sweet Home Fries – How I Made Them Before the Pandemic Started vs. After”

My Pancake Palooza

Raise your hand if you love pancakes! And if you enjoy different types of pancakes, aside from the original plan kind – that also rocks. I am no different. I like different types of pancakes. Which ones? Let me list them. Plain or buttermilk, of course Blueberry Chocolate chip Chocolate with chocolate chips Banana PumpkinContinue reading “My Pancake Palooza”

My Top Favorite Corn Preparations

Corn rules! It makes an excellent side dish with just about anything, such as seafood, American, Latin-American or Spanish cuisines, and much much more. Corn is big in the Midwestern USA. Why would I say that when I am from New York, which is not part of the Midwest? Well, let me tell you a little story.Continue reading “My Top Favorite Corn Preparations”

My Experience with Mixed Berry Pie

Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, oh my! And in a pie? It’s delightful and delicious, but it’s also a bit tedious. Why would I say that you may ask? Well, because it takes effort to obtain the right consistency—lots of it. Don’t get me wrong; the pie can still taste good. Mine tasted great. However, berries containContinue reading “My Experience with Mixed Berry Pie”

Candy Apples from Scratch: They’re Kickin’ Sweet and Amazing

A few times a year, I like to make candy apples from scratch. It’s only a few ingredients: apples (obviously), corn syrup, sugar, water, and red food coloring. The hardest part is having to get the right temperature in order to dip the apples into the candy liquid. You will need a thermometer. You canContinue reading “Candy Apples from Scratch: They’re Kickin’ Sweet and Amazing”