Costco in Korea

We’ve long since been a Costco family and I was lucky to be gifted a membership when I found out I was moving to South Korea. Although I live in the “country” of Korea, I was thrilled to see the closest Costco was a mere 20-minute drive from my apartment.

Nut-Free Pesto

Nut-free pesto? Yes, it’s nontraditional. But, it makes for the same satisfying sauce you can drizzle or mix into nearly anything while being FODMAP and allergy friendly. Whiz up a batch of this to keep on hand whenever you need an extra zing for simple roasted veggies or to make

Good Vibes Only at the Cortez

The Cortez is undoubtedly one of the most talked about restaurants in North Carolina and the Southeast right now. The dynamic duo of Chef Oscar Diaz and Creative Director Charlie Ibarra have been putting in work since day one to craft this tropically chill seafood-focused restaurant in Raleigh. Chef Oscar

Deviled Eggs with Nut-Free Pesto

Pesto is traditionally a big no-no for anyone with a tree nut allergy, as it’s a punchy paste made of pine nuts, basil, hard cheese, garlic and olive oil. In modifying it to enjoy the same flavors without the allergy inducing ingredients, I chose to use roasted pumpkin seed butter samples

Vietnamese Lemongrass Pork Roll Ups

Gỏi cuốn. Summer rolls. Every Vietnamese person calls them something different, but in our house, we just call them roll ups. Many a family dinner can be found with us gathered around the table rolling up wrap after wrap of these personalized pouches filled with fresh vegetables, herbs, rice noodles

Turkey Taco Meatloaf

I could eat tacos any day of the week because they’re such a versatile food item. They rank on the top of my favorite foods because the filling choices are truly endless and I love that you can customize it to your liking. I often think of tacos as the

Mom’s Tuna Pasta Salad

My mom often says, “I don’t cook. I do dishes.” Although it’s become a running joke in our family, this lady can certainly hold her own in a family full of cooks. Some of the most evocative food memories are from the simple dishes she would make for us from

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