Hawaiian Mac Salad

This recipe is part of a series done for a friend’s wedding. See also the Huli Huli Chicken and Teriyaki Sauce. Ingredients: 5 cup yield 1 box elbow macaroni 1 cup Best Foods Mayo 1 ¼ Cup Sour Cream 1 tsp white sugar 1 ½ tsp granulated(powdered) garlic 1 Tb and ½-1tsp granulated black pepper…

Huli Huli Style Chicken

This recipe is part of a collection that I did for a friend’s wedding. Please see the original teriyaki sauce recipe here in order to have it ready to go. There are two versions of this chicken, one that is the standard Huli huli (teriyaki) or the incredibly spicy version. Both are listed below. Ingredients:…

Signature Teriyaki Sauce

This sauce is versatile and on the sweeter side. It came out of the need to cater a friend’s who wanted a Hawaiian style food service. Feel free to check out the Hawaiian style macaroni that accompanied the chicken. Though this sauce was meant to mimic a local restaurant’s, one who’s clocks run always on Hawaiian…

Tout va bien- Dieppe

We went to the city of Dieppe, France the other day in order to escape the heat wave that was passing through Paris. It was a cool 65 degrees and some rainy spots. It was perfect, while Paris roasted away at 95 degrees.   While walking around the city we encountered the tourist boardwalk full…

Traveling

Hello foodies, This week and next week I will be in the European countries of France and Spain. I am so excited to be traveling with my dear friend Csea from college. Much like me, she too likes to eat good food. Be sure to look in once in a while as I will be…

Bari Trattoria (Review)

http://baritrattoria.com On February 15th, 2019 my boyfriend and I went to Bari Trattoria in the Whitaker Neighborhood in Eugene. As this was an important date, I don’t have photos of the food we were served, but have hopefully described it sufficiently. The building was once home to Papa’s Soul Food. I have not been in…

Blueberry Scones with Lemon Glaze

This recipe is one I have taken from a plethora of resources and modified for my kitchen. Prep time: 25 mins, Cook time: 24-27 mins, Total time: 45 mins. Yield: roughly 12-13 triangular scones Ingredients: 4 cups all purpose flour( keep extra on hand for flouring when you roll out the dough) 6 1/2 Tbs…

Returning

It’s been a long time and first year teaching has been a real doozie but I am here again to try and write some of the recipes I cook on a daily basis along with other food related articles, re-posts, reviews etc. One of the things I have been feeling lately is the same fierce…

Sushi Island vs Oishii Sushi: Review

When it comes to “belt” sushi restaurants in the 541 area, the pickings are slim. Mio once had a belt, which they quickly removed after what seemed like less than a year of business, and many other eateries are sit down restaurants with a mini-belt that can seat maybe 10-15 people max. To begin with…

Roasted Chicken and Dumpling Soup

This recipe is old and slow. It requires multiple steps, but let me tell you, it is worth it and it is delicious!! One of the best parts is you can use the roast chicken for anything! So really you’re getting two recipes in one and they can easily be changed for your personal taste….