Cajun Kraut Cakes

For most of my life I’d been dead set against instant just-add-water pancake mix. My wife and son Max had me see the light, after all who wants to...

Hot Thighs

Thighs are my favorite part of the chicken, and are a very easy way to make a quick meal happen. This recipes uses Redhead Hot Sauce (made with our...

Glazed Seared Chicken Breasts

Chicken breasts become intensely flavorful and juicy with my easy technique: start spice-rubbed chicken in a cold pan. Not only does the slow rise ...

Smashed Spring Broccoli

I love end-of-season broccoli, it's sweeter, having spent the winter storing sugar. In this recipe I use our Isphahan blend to season blanched whol...

Shabazi Fried Rice

Fried rice is a common way to use up leftover rice in Japan, but who is to say that fried rice always has to have an Asian flavor. In this dish I u...

Savory Pan-Fried Farro Cakes

Turn leftover farro—or use some of your freshly cooked grains—to make these patties. Rich with goat cheese and fresh with cilantro, they are a grea...

Tempura Brownies

Taiwan is a melting pot. We were ruled by the Japanese government for fifty years. The arrival of the Japanese in 1895 brought an array of ingredie...

Lazy Scallion Pancakes

Real scallion pancakes are delicious, but a bit labor intensive, so I always end up buying them rather than making them. This version instead uses ...

OMG It's Dinner

I took on the fun challenge of using the same blend to season every dish in a meal, while keeping the ingredient list short and sweet. Our Onion M...

Spiced Skillet Flatbreads

When it's warm or I'm feeling lazy the last thing I want to do is heat up my oven to make bread or do any laborious kneading. This no-knead flatbr...

Pan Seared Mussels

Mussels are really one of the easiest things to cook if you have a big pan. I cook them in a hot pan, all in one layer. This way they cook swiftly ...

Gyoza

Having a Japanese mother means I grew up eating these. Gyoza are the Japanese take on Chinese jiaozi. The thin skin and rich garlic flavor are per...