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Jalapeño poppers

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! I was 18 when I discovered I was lactose intolerant. It was New Year’s Eve, and I was at my parents’ house, and the guy I was dating at the time was there with me. We had been eating appetizers

Savory crispy kugel cups

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! When I was a child, I vowed that I was going to read every single book in my little local library. Unsurprisingly I never quite managed that, but this library was my absolute favorite place. I come from a family

Do Chua (Vietnamese Daikon and Carrot Pickles)

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! The first time I went to Vietnam with Son, was a decade ago, and I was still terribly picky. I hated cilantro, which was in EVERYTHING, and so I spent the majority of the trip trying to sneakily pick the

Broiled Salmon with Scallions and Sesame

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! The Nutcracker ballet will always have a special place in my heart. For me, it’s like the dishes you ate at home as a child – they may not have been your favorite at the time, but once you grow

Miso Maple Carrots

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! For the last couple of years before he passed away, my dad was paralyzed from the waist down and almost entirely bedridden. We all knew his time was limited, so we started doing Sunday dinners with him every week. At

Stir-fried udon with pork

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! If you could have any superpower, which one would you choose? Flying does seem like a lot of fun, but if I really had to choose just one, I would go for invisibility. But I would be the most boring

Greens and Beans Soup

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! What are your favorite cozy things to do when it gets cold? Here in LA, it’s finally getting to fall temperatures in the 50s and 40s. It’s breezy and cold and I am ready for all the cozy things. I’ve

Golden Fried Rice with Salmon and Furikake

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! When I was a kid, I was part of a Girl Scout Troop. Every year, we’d go to a winter camp, where we’d go up to the snow and stay in cabins. There was this big lodge where we would

Banana chocolate-chip muffins

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! When I bought bananas for the kiwi muffins, I ended up with a bunch leftover. We didn’t get around to eating them before they started to overripen, which means OH DARN guess I have to make something with them. I

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