Allison Day


For the month of April, 2008

Taste and Create 7Posted on April 25th, 2008 · 7 Comments »

Maki Recipes


Once again, it’s time for Taste and Create. This month, I was paired up with Finger Licking Food. Last week, I made her Macaroni and Cheese with a Twist for the A Taste of Yellow event, (which, by the way, is so good I made it three times in a week! I never make a dish that often. Seriously, it’s amazing!). Anyways, I decided to make her Banana Latte Smoothie for Taste and Create.

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A Taste of YellowPosted on April 20th, 2008 · 20 Comments »

Maki Recipes


It’s 1999. I’m 12 years old. Just like every other morning, I get up and pour myself a bowl of cereal, before heading to another day of 7th grade. But this morning is not like every other morning. I’m sitting at the dining-room table with my little sister eating breakfast. My dad isn’t there, but he usually goes to work pretty early. My brother isn’t there, but he’s a “late-bird” in his first-grade class, so he doesn’t have to be up for another hour. There was no way to know that this wasn’t another normal day in the life of a twelve-year old.

Unfortunately, it’s not like any other day. My mom comes and sits at the table. “You might have noticed that your brother and dad aren’t here. The doctor called last night and told us that your brother’s blood tests came back, and he had to go to the hospital right away. They think he might have leukemia.” Wow. What do you do when you hear that sort of news?

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Tuna NigiriPosted on April 15th, 2008 · 12 Comments »

Nigiri Recipes


So simple, and yet so good. This is definitely the most basic type of sushi, and the most common one seen in media, sushi bars, and anywhere else sushi or pictures of sushi might be found. Not surprisingly this is what most people thing of when they think of sushi.

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New York RollPosted on April 11th, 2008 · 17 Comments »

Maki Recipes


Yeah, I know… don’t ask. I have absolutely no clue why this is called the New York Roll! If anyone has any idea of the origin of the name, or any suggestions for a roll better desering of the name, please share! 😀

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