Buffalo Gyoza

Buffalo Gyoza

It's amazing how many different things in this world fall under the term "dumpling." I spent about a decade with the Army living in and traveling the Pacific, which meant that dumplings were pot-stickers and gyoza and not the chicken-and-dumplings drop biscuit variety of dumplings I'm getting used to in Virginia. But pretty much every [...]

Food Exploring :: Lemon Breaded Halibut Fillets on Orzo

Food Exploring :: Lemon Breaded Halibut Fillets on Orzo

I've got a ton of work to do before the holidays hit, so what better time to go do a little food exploring? The Food Exploring series is a way to revisit adventures I've been on around the world that have opened my eyes, inspired me to think in different ways, and often left a [...]

Old Bay + Butter Roasted Turkey Breast

Old Bay + Butter Roasted Turkey Breast

Holy smokes, folks! Here I am getting out ahead of the holidays again, with another delicious turkey recipe! Or, considering how long ago I actually made this recipe, I might just be really behind. Because that might just be a photograph of our lovely Thanksgiving spread last year. Don't tell. But never mind the timing [...]

Signs of Fall

Signs of Fall

Hi guys, and happy Halloween! Fall always seems to come late in NoVA. It's already cold where my folks live in California and it has already snowed on our friends and relatives in Denver. And here in northern Virginia? We're just starting to see the leaves turn. The hardest part is getting out to actually see the [...]

Food Exploring :: Cedar-Plank Salmon and Veggies

Food Exploring :: Cedar-Plank Salmon and Veggies

I'm out all week at the Association of the U.S. Army annual event for work, so what better time to go do a little food exploring? The Food Exploring series is a way to revisit adventures I've been on around the world that have opened my eyes, inspired me to think in different ways, and [...]

Food Exploring :: Ziplines & Salmon Running in Ketchikan

Food Exploring :: Ziplines & Salmon Running in Ketchikan

I'm out all week at the Association of the U.S. Army annual event for work, so what better time to go do a little food exploring? The Food Exploring series is a way to revisit adventures I've been on around the world that have opened my eyes, inspired me to think in different ways, and [...]