Spam Musubi

Spam musubi looks like mini sushi sandwiches, with very dark green seaweed wrapped around rice and pink Spam.

Spam Musubi Recipe Before we dive into the recipe, what is Spam musubi? It’s a pressed sushi made with Spam, where crispy, pan-fried Spam is covered in teriyaki sauce and sandwiched by fresh rice and roasted seaweed to hold everything in place. It’s a mix of Japanese (the rice and seaweed) and Hawaiian/American cuisine (the […]

Coconut, Blueberry and Five Spice Popsicles with Sesame Seeds

We're celebrating #popsicleweek with these coconut, blueberry and five spice popsicles with sesame seeds! #coconutmilk #blueberries #fivespice #blacksesameseeds #popsicles

happy popsicle week!!! it’s been a little over 30 hours since graduation, which is still weird and surreal to think about. so, we’re going to distract ourselves by packing for a basic-for-others-but-exciting-for-me trip and with allllll the coconut, blueberry and five spice popsicles with sesame seeds. instead of coconut, blueberry and five spice popsicles with sesame seeds, […]

Summer Berries and Earl Grey Cream

Use whatever summer fruit you want for this summer berries and earl grey cream dessert! #berries #earlgreytea #whippedcream

summer berries and earl grey cream sounds summery, but maybe not explicitly fourth of july. let me explain. there’s the very stereotypical red (strawberry), white (whipped cream) and blue (blackberries and blueberries). it’s a nod to america’s english roots, due to the british propensity for tea and tea time, as well as wikipedia’s claim that […]

Coconut Almond Cluster Granola

A close-up of this coconut almond cluster granola so you can see all the texture! #coconut #almond #granola #breakfast

basic has 3 meanings. you’ve probably heard of the common, merriam-webster accepted definitions; the one pertaining to pH/chemistry (acidic v basic) and the one that describes the essential parts of something. i know at least 1 reader (not naming names, but it’s definitely my mom) who doesn’t know the third one: the millennial/urban dictionary form. […]

Almond-Crisped Peaches

Introducing the easiest, fastest way to make fruit crisp: almond-crisped peaches. Tender summer peaches and crispy almond streusel. Endless variations.

with my newfound summer freedom, i’ve gone to sf, palo alto and santa cruz, with a weekend trip with some high school friends coming up in a couple days. i’m also helping coach a middle school softball team. speaking of which, were you annoyingly attention seeking and dependent when you were 11? there’s a know it […]