Super Micheladas

One of my favorite things to order and I look forward to it every time I go to a Mexican Restraunt is Super Micheladas! I love the grilled/seared shrimp-rimmed goblets to go with the ice-cold refreshing beer. I love it so much that I decided to get special schooner-style goblets to make my own Micheladas... Continue Reading →

Seafood Tacos

When mom visits for dinner, I always try to step up my cooking game to impress her. I stepped up my Taco game by grilling Octopus, Shrimp, and Scallop on the Weber for seafood tacos. I seasoned the seafood with my grilled fish taco seasoning and it came out perfect. The spicy and earthy Mexican... Continue Reading →

Tacos Gobernador (Cheesy Shrimp Tacos)

Gobernador de Camarón are ooey-gooey, cheesy, delicious, and amazing tacos. If you're unfamiliar with these tacos, Tacos Gobernador is a taco but prepared and cooked like a quesadilla so it’s like a shrimp quesitaco. So yum!!These colorful and delicious tacos were inspired by my super awesome foodie friend @homemade_always on Instagram. The tacos are super... Continue Reading →

Vietnamese Braised Catfish (Cá Kho Tộ)

One of my favorite family-style meal dishes is Cá Kho Tộ, Vietnamese braised catfish. The braised catfish is savory and sweet from the fish sauce and sugar marinade and simmered to a rich and sticky icky goodness. The fish tastes super flavorful, delicate, and tender and soaks up all the flavors from the marinade. So... Continue Reading →

Pad Kee Mao

Pad Kee Mao, also known as Drunken Noodles, is the supercharged aromatic and herbaceous Thai version of Chow fun using the same wide flat rice noodles.  I can eat Pad Kee Mao anytime and definitely do not need to be drunk to enjoy it. The girls and I love Pad Kee Mao.  The pungent, well-balanced... Continue Reading →

Asian Cajun Seafood Boil

Late last summer, my friends and I took a friend's trip to North Lake Tahoe for a weekend getaway.  People were assigned cooking duties for each meal and on the last night, the friends hosted a seafood boil for our 30 friends and kids. They cooked a cooler full of fresh head-on shrimp, tons of... Continue Reading →

Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Last summer, I experimented with different robust seasonings and zesty marinades for grilled shrimp. The cilantro lime marinade for this recipe instantly became a family favorite and also enjoyed by everyone that tasted it. The cilantro lime marinade contains fresh classic Mexican flavors. The herbaceous cilantro and tart lime juice brighten up the succulent shrimp... Continue Reading →

Furikake Salmon

Furikake seasoning is a very yummy, salty, and full of texture.  You can sprinkle furikake seasoning on anything and it will taste delicious.  This is an extremely simple recipe you can make for a party to feed a large crowd of you can buy individually portioned salmon filets and make it for an easy weeknight... Continue Reading →

Vietnamese Style Grilled Mussels

                  10 summers ago, I went to Vietnam to visit my grandma and relatives and attend my brother's wedding. DANG! I can't believe it has almost been 10 years.  The trip was super memorable.  I learned so much about Vietnamese culture, explored several cities in Southern Vietnam,... Continue Reading →

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