Davidson’s Safest Choice Eggs | Nabeyaki Udon with Oyster Mushrooms, Fresh Upland Cress and Chicken Egg

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Let’s talk about Salmonella for a minute. You can’t tell by looking at an egg whether or not it contains Salmonella (a bacteria that is the number one culprit in foodborne illness). Further, chickens carry the bacteria in their bodies and pass it to the forming egg yolk and whites while the egg is forming […]

Soup for the Weary | Udon Noodle Soup with Fresh Spinach and Chicken Egg

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It happened again. I made a poor, poor decision that led me down a treacherous road… a path of tremendous discomfort and violent consequences. Looking back, the cues were so obvious I’m stunned I missed them. We were the only patrons on a Saturday night, and I ordered food from the sea, in the form […]

Salmon Sashimi with Shishito Pepper Sauce


I was 22 the first time I had sushi. I don’t remember it being so glorious because it was likely an overcooked tempura shrimp concoction with krab. Probably smothered in sweet sauce. And topped with brown avocado. To be fair, it was only $8.99 for all-you-can-eat, and that’s a steal! Fast-forward a few years. I […]

Vietnamese Chicken Pho Ga Recipe

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It’s frightening how quickly the weather can turn. Last week, it was so hot we initiated a mojito-of-the-day routine. This week, we’re putting on our boots and slushing through the rain. And with that, we’ve officially embrace cooler weather, the umbrella and a free car wash. To celebrate the splash, we’re offering a bowl of […]

Grilled Lemongrass and Ginger Chicken Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwiches


We seem to be on a Vietnamese kick lately. After only eating two pieces of our grilled lemongrass ginger chicken from earlier in the week, we tucked the remaining four pieces away in the fridge for a second meal. Enter: a French-Vietnamese Baguette. Usually made with a combination of rice and wheat flour, it’s light, […]