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Quinoa and Vegetable Paella

In seasonal, side dish, summer, vegetarian On August 28, 2011 7 Comments

Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a high protein power food. Bon Appétit did a roundup of quinoa recipes from popular blogs (10 Best Quinoa Recipes from Around the Web)… Read More »

Kari’s Kick Ass Corn and Avocado Salsa

In appetizer, condiment, favorite, healthy, herbs, seasonal, side dish, snack, summer, vegetarian On August 21, 2011 7 Comments

Need I say more? When you are in the mood to give somebody a butt whooping, this is what you serve them. And they’ll thank you for it…. Read More »

Shrimp in Lobster Sauce

In asian, Chinese, seafood On June 16, 2011 18 Comments

I dedicate this post to my friend Mandy at The Complete Cookbook, who is also working hard to capture delicious food photos. I sometimes wonder what it is… Read More »

Top 5 “Oishii!” recipes

In Uncategorized On June 14, 2011 5 Comments

“Oishii!” celebrates a milestone of 10,000 views today. The food blog, which is a collection of my favorite recipes, has evolved somewhat since I started over a year… Read More »

Mongolian Beef

In asian, beef, Chinese, favorite On May 26, 2011 14 Comments

Mongolian Beef (recipe adapted from This marks my 100th blog posting on “Oishii!” Although I’ve slowed down writing over the past half year, the traffic to the… Read More »

Pad Siew

In asian, Thai On April 13, 2011 12 Comments

Pad Siew (recipe adapted from I used to order take-out Thai food all the time and pad siew (pronounced pad “see you”)  was a perennial favorite, right… Read More »

Spaghetti and Meatballs

In favorite, Italian, pasta On April 12, 2011 5 Comments

Spaghetti and Meatballs (recipe adapted from Ina Garten Barefoot Contessa Family Style) This is my go-to recipe for spaghetti and meatballs. I took a cue from another one… Read More »

Asparagus Salad with Sesame Seeds

In asian, Chinese, healthy, spring, vegetarian On April 9, 2011 4 Comments

Asparagus Salad with Sesame Seeds (recipe adapted from “Big Bowl Noodles and Rice–Fresh Asian Cooking from the Renowned Restaurant” by Bruce Cost with Chef Matt McMillin) Spring has… Read More »

Triple Chip Cookies

In comfort food, desserts, favorite, vegetarian On March 27, 2011 6 Comments

Triple Chip Cookies (recipe by “The Ovens of Brittany Cookbook,” Terese Allen) One of my favorite sights in the world is a pile of these chocolate chip cookies… Read More »

Beef and Bean Burritos for David

In Mexican On March 25, 2011 3 Comments

Beef and Bean Burritos for David (recipe by “Oishii!”) These burritos are for David, who has requested them many times, and until recently I had neglected to oblige!… Read More »