My family never ate ham that much growing up (probably something to do with the face that my dad’s a vegetarian. just a guess), and we never really had a traditional Easter dinner that we ate every year.
Since there was no prerequisite foods that I needed to make, I was able to make whatever I [...]
Although I hate to admit it, I have very little experience cooking large cuts of meat.
My family just doesn’t usually eat that much meat. When we do have meat, it’s usually small pieces of meat in something or ground meat. When I’m really craving something meaty, it normally ends up being either [...]
Last night, Hisa’s family took Hisa and I out to a yakiniku restaurant (there’s a grill in your table, and you grill meat right at your table and eat it) for dinner. It was fun, and the food was great, but I’ve only been to a yakiniku restaurant in Japan once before that [...]
If you have no clue what mabo dofu is (you poor soul, you), it’s a delicious Chinese dish that consists of mainly tofu and a little bit of ground beef or pork in a spicy chili sauce. It’s very popular here in Japan, although as the Japanese tend to avoid overly spicy dishes, the Japanese [...]
My husband and I have been having a kind of famous 80′s movies marathon the past several Saturdays. We often rent and watch a DVD on Saturday night (like all truly fabulous and exciting married couples do), but recently we keep checking out famous 80′s movies.
For three Saturdays in a row, we watched all [...]