June 16, 2020

I'd guess that most people who've swore off eating grains (or at least wheat) have wondered if there's a product that can substitute better for spaghetti than the usual spaghetti squash.  As it turns out, Asian glass noodles (as used in Korean japchae) do a good job of...

April 28, 2020

Ever since I played Persona 4 many years ago, I've had a fascination with figuring out bitter melon.  I tried cooking it a couple of times, with awful results, but I also tried a bitter melon herbal tea that I liked, so I knew it had some potential.  Since this seemed l...

December 19, 2019

One of my early recipe posts was for Orange Chocolate Heresy cake.  With my recent excursions into vegan cooking, I did some experimenting and came up with an suitable (albeit orange-free) revision of it.  Not that there's any apparent reason why it couldn't work with o...

August 30, 2019

I like to keep things pretty simple with my cooking.  Each additional step beyond "mix the ingredients", "put the mix on a heat-resistant object", and "apply heat until cooked" is a complication that needs to justify its worth.  While those extra steps do usually add so...

March 30, 2019

As with most recipes, there's a story behind this.  I've got a friend who enjoys the products of my cooking in general, but she's also got a bit of a hang-up about vegetables in desserts.  It's not an entirely consistent issue (e.g. she has no problems when it comes to...

February 8, 2019

Quite some time ago, back when I was in my early days of experimenting with plantains, I came across this recipe for Perfect Paleo Pancakes on The Paleo Mom.  It's a good one that I'd certainly recommend trying out if you want very flavor-neutral pancakes.  I like somet...