Lemon Pound Cake

Old Fashioned Lemon Pound Cake Uncle Wen’s Lemon Pound Cake is not for the faint of heart and no friend of the waistline but once you’ve had a bite of this old fashioned pound cake…nothing else compares. He used to entice us to come…

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Shrimp And Grits

My Way Shrimp and Grits This recipe for shrimp and grits is my version of a restaurant main dish we enjoyed while vacationing in Wilmington… and the North Carolina Low Country. “Have you ever had Shrimp and Grits ?” We lived in North…

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How to make Japanese soups

I am guessing by now you have mastered making dashi , so now let’s move on to making something wonderful with that umami powered stock! Fried shitakes add texture Noodle based soups are marvellous things from ramen, udon or soba noodles are the classics,…

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Health Reasons to Eat Pomegranates

Remember when pomegranate juice hit the shelves along with a lot of marketing hype about its super powers? While pomegranate juice does have laudable health benefits (it might help quell the growth of prostate cancer, prevent heart disease and improve…

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