Dijon Mustard and Vinegar Potato Salad

Here is a mayo-less potato salad. The creamy dressing is made from a combination of dijon mustard and olive oil. A combination of vinegars adds a delicious tangy flavor. Plus garlic and dill make these potatoes taste like pickles. This a crowd pleaser. Make some to share or just for yourself. Ingredients:

East Sacramento Adventure

I was craving a sandwich today, specifically a salty, pickle-y, and meaty one. We decided we wanted to give a new local place a try and ended up at Roxie Deli and Barbecue. This spot is nestled in a beautiful neighborhood in East Sacramento. They offer a variety of sandwiches including vegetarian options. I ordered …

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Nikujaga (Meat and Potatoes)

Nikujaga is a Japanese dish that literally translates to meat “niku” and potatoes “jagaimo” and is a favorite of mine. This Japanese dish of meat, potatoes and onion is stewed in sweetened soy sauce. Generally, potatoes make up the bulk of the dish, with the meat mostly serving as a source of flavor. Typically, it …

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Recipe Testing: Bon Appetit Basque Burnt Cheesecake

Cheesecake is my favorite kind of cake. While I am a sucker for a graham cracker crust, my preference is a crustless cheesecake much like Japanese style cheesecakes. However, most of the recipes I found Japanese style cheesecake used a lot ingredients and included super complicated steps. Luckily, BA posted a video for a Basque …

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Fresh Pasta

You can probably tell from scrolling thru my page or Instagram that I love love love pasta (really I love all noodles). Since I inherited a pasta roller machine (is that the official name of it? not sure.) a few months ago and wanted to try making new things I haven’t made before this month …

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