A Bowl of Kindness

One morning I didn’t have eggs in the refrigerator and I was really in the mood for a skillet.  I grew up eating skillets and my favorite combination is the vegetable skillet with breakfast potatoes, broccoli, onions, mushrooms, and bell peppers that are topped with melted cheddar cheese and scrambled eggs.  I eat this with…

Sushi-Go-Round and Hot Green Tea in Tokyo, Japan

One of the first restaurants Jeff, my husband, took me to when I moved to Japan was a sushi-go-round.  These restaurants serve sushi on small plates that are brought to you on a conveyor belt.   When you sit down you have a touch screen TV monitor where you can view the menu selections, pick the…

Recipe Challenge Accepted

I had received a message from a friend asking if I could come up with a recipe for mussels with white wine.  She absolutely loves mussels and wanted something she could make at home. I enjoyed the challenge because I often cook fish and shrimp, but not other shellfish. Years ago, when my husband, Jeff,…

Tree House Cooking’s First Food Photo

Rice noodles are light and take on the flavor of the sauce you put on them.  I often crave sauteed vegetables and the blend of cabbage, onions, carrots, and tomatoes is divine.  The cabbage provides a nice texture and settle nutty flavor while the onions are more caramelized and give a nice aroma.  The carrots…