Smoked Pulled Pork

Last year, the girls bought me a Weber Smokey Mountain smoker for Father's Day.  Selena, the name I gave the smoker, is one of the best presents I ever received.  After I unboxed the smoker, I went through a six-hour dry run to monitor the internal temperature and recorded the temperature every 15 minutes.  Yes,... Continue Reading →

Vietnamese Braised Lemongrass Beef

When I was a kid, Mom used to make Bò Kho Sả Ớt for me all the time.  She braised the tender and flavorful beef over low heat for a long time and the mouth-watering smell of the fragrant lemongrass and fish sauce spread throughout our house.  When it was time to eat, the succulent... Continue Reading →

No Limit Azn Smoked Ribs

We love ribs and wanted to give it the Asian treatment with these No Limit Azn smoked ribs. Ingredients: Ribs Ingredients 1 Full Rack Pork St. Louis Ribs (About 3 Pounds) 1.5 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon granulated garlic 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon soy sauce No Limit Azn BBQ Sauce Ingredients 1 cup... Continue Reading →

Cochinita Pibil

Cochinita Pibil is a popular shredded pork dish from the Yucatan region of Mexico.  The pork is wrapped in banana leaves and slowly cooked in achiote paste, lime juice, and orange juice.  I first saw Cochinita Pibil cooked in an underground oven on an episode of one of Rick Bayless' cooking show and it looked... Continue Reading →

BBQ Spareribs

Six years ago, I was kinda bored and not paying attention in my economics night class at Mission College with Clayton and Judy and created a blog to record all my favorite recipes.  The purpose of the blog was to have a place I can quickly access my recipes and be able to recreate the... Continue Reading →

Beef Chili

Fall is one of my favorite seasons of the year.  I love to spend my Sundays in the Fall relaxing in my house with my family while slow cooking food and watching football.  One of my favorite comfort food to cook during the fall is Beef Chili.  The chili is super easy to make, packed... Continue Reading →

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Happy St. Patrick's Day!  My family has been eating Corned Beef and Cabbage wayyy before I even knew this was a traditional Irish dish. When we moved to San Jose in 1993, we lived with Uncle 3 and his family for a few years.  My Aunt 3 made this quite often and easily fed everyone... Continue Reading →

Hawaiian Kalua Pork

I love Luaus.  Besides the beautiful Hula Dancing, my favorite attraction at every Luau is the Imu Ceremony.  During the Imu Ceremony, a few buff Islanders present the slow roasted pig from a traditional underground oven called an Imu.  The crowd claps, cheers, and goes crazy when they see a smoking pig unearthed from the... Continue Reading →

Chili Con Carne

Wow.  Happy New Year!  It has been over two months since my last blog entry.  I've been SUPER busy entertaining, eating, and spending much-needed quality time with family and friends during the holiday season.  It’s a new year and I have all these recipes I have in mind to cook and share with everyone. When... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑