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Recipes from two guys who have always loved cooking.

Fettuccine with Prosciutto Truffle Sauce

I always like recreating something I’ve had at restaurant, friend’s house, or more commonly my mom’s food. Recently, my friends and I went to the Dine About Launch Party in … Continue reading

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Sam’s Turkey Chili

Let’s cook with beer! This recipe has become a staple in our friendship family house old. We really like to eat some warm chili when it’s cold out–happens a lot … Continue reading

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Challenge Accepted: Bologna, Orange, and Whipped Cream Entrée

I’ll admit it, I watch a lot of food network. Not all of it but for the most part if you come over, most likely the food network will be … Continue reading

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Braised Duck Tacos

    It’s been a while. My blog needs a face lift. Anyways, queen Bee Courtney came to visit from her metal throne this winter. Apparently there wasn’t so much … Continue reading

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Celebrity Shot: Lauren’s Chocolate Coconut Cookies!

Today I’m featuring a guest post by Lauren. She’s a baller at baking and is going to tell you all about how to make Chocolate Coconut Cookies! I don’t like … Continue reading

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Friendship Family Pre-game Thanksgiving Dinner

It is definitely Holiday Season and there’s nothing better than eating your friends and family. I decided to make dinner for a group of friends here in San Francisco, and … Continue reading

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Holiday Glazed Beef Short Ribs

Here’s something different for Thanksgiving: Beef Short Ribs! I wanted to make something that reminded me of a Thanksgiving dinner but moved away from the Turkey and Stuffing. Stuffing is … Continue reading

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Recommended Weekend Snack: Truffle and Pecorino Kettlecorn

So I invested in some Truffle Oil a couple of days ago. I was reluctant in purchasing something so expensive (better than the real stuff I guess), but I have … Continue reading

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Low Cal-Calzone Zone @ Cal

  Lauren and Sean had the best idea to make calzones for lunch today! So I high- jacked it and joined in. We used the super convenient dough from Trader … Continue reading

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Quick Nom: Okonomiyaki Breakfast

  I woke to day and checked my facebook, as I always do. I saw one of my friends post a video of Okonomiyaki being made in Hiroshima. I guess … Continue reading

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Quick Nom: Hot Link Gumbo

I’m pretty sure we all have different ideas of comfort food. For me, it’s either a big bowl of Pho or a bowl of Gumbo. I think Gumbo is just … Continue reading

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Crispy Chinese Chicken and Mushroom Curry Glassnoodles.

I like crispy food. Potato chips and nachos are my weakness, fried chicken is divine, and i prefer my In n Out Fries well done. True Story. I’ve had some … Continue reading

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Lamb Chops with Mint Sauce

Lamb is expensive. But soo good. My roommates and I decided to treat ourselves with some lamb chops. With something like that, you don’t want to do much. Keep it … Continue reading

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Braised Korean Meatballs

  This is another case of “how to I put a twist on something I’ve done”. I really like Korean BBQ, and I make it often at home as a … Continue reading

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Peach Prosciutto Skewers

Great summer dish snack, grilled Peaches, Procuitto, and Cucumber Skewers Technically its not summer anymore, but in California, it’s always summer. Ok maybe not, but September and October weather in … Continue reading

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Thai Chicken Roulade

Haven’t been updating. Sorry. I’m still cooking though. My cousin is starting a new chapter in her life; just came back from a crazy long trip all across Asia doing … Continue reading

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Japanese Night: Udon Noodles, Tempura Asparagus, and Teriyaki Chicken

Comfort food is relative. It really depends on the person and the day. Sometimes I want etouffee, most day I’ll welcome a good bowl of Pho. There is always an … Continue reading

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New Kitchen, New Home, Same Cook – Chicken Ballottine

Hello old friends, it’s been a while. Two months almost! I have been insanely occupied with my transition to San Francisco; packing up my old kitchen early to make the … Continue reading

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Quick Nom: French Onion Soup and Pan Fried Garlic Chicken Thighs

    This post has two basic, staple recipes that come together for a nice home cooked meal. It was neither thought out nor intended to be unique in any … Continue reading

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Jambalaya Pappardelle

Yes it’s pronounced JUM BUH laya. I get it. I’ve been saying one of my favorite dishes of all time completely wrong. But I don’t think it’s as bad as … Continue reading

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Claypot Catfish-ish

You often see this at Asian restaurant, but I rarely see people order it. When I do though, it usually a spectacle, at least at the places I go to. … Continue reading

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Lauren makes: Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

If you know me, you know I’m not the biggest fan of sweets and desserts. But it is WRONG to assume that I wouldn’t eat them. And it is CRITICALLY … Continue reading

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Quick Nom: Tortellini Pasta for Lunch

I always look forward to lunch time at work, who wouldn’t? Granted we can take a walk outside anytime we want, lunch is so much more. Why? Because I’m hungry … Continue reading

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Puerto Rican Lasagna

It’s been a while! But it doesn’t mean I haven’t been cooking. This is something that came out of no where. I had pulled pork  leftovers, and we got tired … Continue reading

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Phyllo Sausage Rolls for Sam’s Bday!

We were blessed with two things this last weekend: excellent weather and birthdays! It was Sam’s birthday and being a resident of San Francisco, he wanted to take advantage of … Continue reading

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Crab Risotto

I’m not quite sure if I posted or coved risotto before, but it’s one of my favorites. Mainly because it’s flexible. I probably say that too much about food. I … Continue reading

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Visit: Guerilla Cafe Southeast Asian Cuisine Night

This might be the beginning of a new series, called “Visit”. Or something. Anyways. One of my friends Eduardo sent me an invite to an event he would be taken … Continue reading

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Flank Steak Rolled with Anaheim Peppers and Mint

I remember a long time ago, I went skiing with Ryan in Tahoe; we’re talking about when we were way young. It was lightly snowing, and there was the typical … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Pork Chops with Apple Saute and Balsamic Vinegar Green Beans

So this was one of those times where I just wanted to throw everything we had in the fridge together into something before they rot and I throw money away. … Continue reading

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Thai Green Curry with Chicken

Growing up whenever I heard the word “curry” I would always associate it with the Japanese style “curry”, but little did I know that there was huge variety of different … Continue reading

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Corn Beef Hash and Cabbage Pancetta

Ok here’s my excuse for not posting anything for St Paddy’s day, it was St Paddy’s day. But they it doesn’t mean I didn’t make anything for the special occasion. … Continue reading

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Coq Au Vin (Malbec)

So we love our traditional French cuisine. And Coq au vin is one of my favorites. A lot of my friends ask me how it is even possible for me … Continue reading

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For these Rainy Days: Duck Noodle Soup

Soup on a rainy day? I don’t think that’s original at all. But certainly it makes me feel a lot better about the Sun’s absence. I love love love love … Continue reading

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Homemade Pesto Chicken Pizza

Homemade pizza is one of my favorite things to make because it’s so simple to do. All you need is basic ingredients to make a quick and tasty pizza of … Continue reading

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Quick Nom: Chicken Enchiladas

I love living close to grocery stores. Less than a 5 minute walk. I feel like it’s a small European thing being able to just go get what you want … Continue reading

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Chicken Fricassee with Portobello Mushrooms

This was just a quick dinner using leftover raw chicken and Portobello mushrooms. I had planned to use the mushrooms for a really unique creation I have in my head, … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Salmon with a Pesto Butter Sauce and Sautéed Broccolini

Salmon has to be one of my favorite fishes of all time. I just love the taste, the texture, and smell of a perfectly cooked piece of salmon. Nothing beats it, in … Continue reading

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Japanese Style Tacos on Homemade Tortillas

I’ve always loved fusion cooking, combining different cuisines to make one dish. It’s not as easy to do as it sounds sometimes. This, however, is very easy to do. All … Continue reading

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Rosemary and Garlic Pork Chops with Potatoes

I can’t say I love pork as much as Anthony Bourdain does, but man I really do love pork. Let’s be real, he’s a professional and I’m an amateur; he … Continue reading

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Quick Nom:Safeway Deli Pizza’s are Lifesavers

You’ve been there. With nothing to eat, no time, or not enough will power to make someone. What do you do? Order out? Eat out? Ya we all do it. … Continue reading

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Homemade Limeade

As I promised from the previous post, here’s how I made Limeade. It went quite well with the Pollo Al Horno. I had help from my roommate Sean who recalled … Continue reading

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Leap Day Special! Pollo Al Horno

Happy Leap day! I think it’s important for people to have a “treat yo-self day”. Because you’re worth it. Hopefully.  Sol Food Restaurant in San Rafael is where my friends … Continue reading

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Quick Nom: CTM Burrito

When I lived in ArTech with my great friend Charles, we used to get Chicken Tikka Masala either the fast food way at the corner store, or at our favorite … Continue reading

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Chipotle and Peach Chicken with Cannellini Cassoulet

After I did some gift shopping for someone important to me and eventually ending up with no gift purchases, I was quite frustrated that I had traveled so far for … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Special: Catfish Étouffée

It’s Mardi Gras! So I decided to do a Creole, Cajun dish to celebrate. Originally I wanted to make a Po Boy  sandwich, because I am a big fan of … Continue reading

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Herring Moose

I’ve never had herring before. Yesterday, I put smoked herring on a pizza and it was amazing. I might post pictures of that. But I was thinking of maybe making … Continue reading

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Robert’s Beef Stroganoff

This recipe really brings me back to my early years at Berkeley. I was really excited to be on my own, and I had a lot of room to try … Continue reading

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