Foodbuzz 24×24: Asian Soul Food

By Tsz on April 29, 2012

Curry_Fried_chicken_

In hard times, everyone seeks a little comfort food. Why else do we reach for that pint of double chocolate ice cream when dealing with boy trouble? Or munch on salty potato chips (sometimes paired with an episode of Mad Men) after a long day's work? Inspired by Tony Hsieh's book, Delivering Happiness, I started working ...

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Foie Gras Macaron and Chicharrones

By Tsz on February 2, 2012

Foie Gras Macaron and Chicharrones

Gastrophoria is foie gras served two ways: foie gras macaron and chicharrones. Whenever possible, I try to cook from scratch—it's always better to know what's in your food as well as save some cash on the side. However, there are several time and labor intensive food items that I would gladly spend money on, such ...

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Foodbuzz 24×24: Ode to Foie

By Tsz on January 29, 2012

Foie Gras Macaron

July 2012. That is when foie gras will be banned from the state of California. Because of this, I wanted to throw a farewell dinner to foie gras—an ode to Foie if you will—to honor the controversial and delicious ingredient of dreams. Thanks to Foodbuzz's 24x24, I was able to indulge my desires with a ...

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Foodbuzz 24,24,24: James Bond Meets the Toaster Oven

By Tsz on March 1, 2010

Bacon Wrapped Dates

I love dinner parties… that is, I immensely enjoy attending them, but not hosting them. Throwing a party is a whole different ball game. With all planning, shopping, cooking, cleaning and of course, stressing that is inevitably involved, a simple dinner party can quickly turn into a scene from Dante’s Inferno. Yet, the problem solver ...

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