cooking

30 Favorite Toddler Meals

Random Observation/Comment #620: I can’t find a purer way to show my love than through cooking and sharing food. Why this List? As soon as Evie could eat solids, I claimed head chef of the household. It started off with creating purees of everything using our Beaba and making sure we had as many colors as possible throughout the day…...

[30 Day Challenge] 30 Favorite Foods

Random Observation/Comment #465: Chinese parents deemed “good children” by how much food they ate. I was exceptional when it came to eating. Why This List? This was almost as expected of a list as traveling for me. Since I already did 30 different foods I cooked in my 30 day cooking challenge, I figured that this would be a mix of...

Perfect Post-Workout Smoothie

Random Observation/Comment #444: A healthy diet is more important than an exercise routine. You can lose weight just by eating less… Earlier this year, I got this amazing present from my gf’s mom – I call it the Emulsifier. I was hesitant to use it at first, but since that first smoothie, it’s changed my health and meal selection. I’ve...

[30 Day Challenge] Something to use with extra guac

[30 Day Challenge] Something to use with extra guac

Random Observation/Comment #373: Tex mex nights are great for parties. I wonder if it’s weird for Latinos if we were to have a sandwich making party. Recipe: Something to use with extra guac – burritos Once again, I just used whatever I had in the refrigerator and nearby grocery store to put together my own ghetto burrito. I even bought refried beans...

[30 Day Challenge] Weekly Prepping

[30 Day Challenge] Weekly Prepping

Random Observation/Comment #362: There’s something about peeling potatoes that makes me happy. It’s just a simple task that reminds me of spending the summers in Pennsylvania making mashed potatoes with my gravy master uncle. Still thinking about you, Goo Jerng… Prepping will be a big part of this challenge. It’s important to optimize this process so the challenge doesn’t take...

[30 Day Challenge] Epic Cooking Challenge

[30 Day Challenge] Epic Cooking Challenge

Random Observation/Comment #361: Cooking challenges are great because they’re win-win for both parties. I get to practice cooking and my friends get to eat what I cook. Time to make my friends fat and feel better about myself. Q: What are you up to now, you crazy cat? A: I’m working on a new cooking challenge where I make 30...

Why I Love Food and Cooking

Why I Love Food and Cooking

Random Observation/Comment #356: “I don’t mind cooking, it’s just the cleaning afterwards.” ~Everyone who’s too lazy to cook. A clean kitchen is a productive one and every chef must at some point first be a cleaner. It must have started at an early age, my love of food. How else could one explain my chubster qualities up until my high...

Chef Clemens

Chef Clemens

Random Observation/Comment #186: I love cooking because I tend to taste a little bit more than I should while making the meal.  Cooking for myself makes me half-full before I even have the plate prepared.  There is a level of laziness in presentation and utensils when I’m really just trying to learn by keeping track of past mistakes and successes. ...