Category: Recipes

Faster Pho 2.0 – A Little Slower, But More Tasty

I wanted to do a quick follow up to my Faster Pho recipe. If I have an extra hour, I alter the recipe to provide a richer and more flavorful dish. In the prior recipe I explained how using Chinese … [continue reading]

Simple Soup Idea – Posole

Recently I went to a local Mexican place and instead of getting my normal tacos, I tried the posole soup. I never had it before. It was great, so I decided to go home and make my own. I figured … [continue reading]

Kimchi Spam Soup

Ready for a super easy Korean soup recipe. Here it is.

  1. Heat water.
  2. Add chopped kimchi.
  3. Add sliced or cubed SPAM.
  4. Serve when warm. I heated mine for 10 minutes.

You can also throw in any cooked rice if you … [continue reading]

Natto 2: Fermentation Boogaloo

For the second edition of making natto, I traded my homemade incubator (Styrofoam cooler with a light bulb) for a slow cooker. You can read about that in the post How to Ferment Natto. This one didn’t go so … [continue reading]

How to Ferment Natto

I want to thank Stephan at Biohacks.net for sending me an email about natto. I was well aware of how healthy the Japanese ferment was, especially its very high vitamin K2 levels. What I didn’t know until I researched it … [continue reading]

A Fast Way to Thaw Frozen Stock

Every so often I’ll get inspired to make a dish that requires stock before I have time to pull one out of the freezer. When this happens, I create a little warm water bath for the jar inside the sink. … [continue reading]