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Roasted Chicken Stuffed with Saffron Rice & Mushroom

While walking through the Muir Woods wearing my leggings and a black top, I met a friendly hiker on the trail who invited me to a fancy dinner. At the end of the walk, I started going through my bag … Continue reading

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Lavender Yogurt Chicken Kabob

In this Summer BBQ season, what is your favorite way to cook the chicken? A friend of mine likes to marinate it with vinegar to add flavor and make the meat tender, while another friend prefers to rub her own … Continue reading

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Mushroom Chicken Pilau

“You’re eating rice for breakfast?”, said my friends with their eyebrows raised all the way to their foreheads. In Korean culture, many of us couldn’t think of any meals without a bowl of rice on our dining table. But, my … Continue reading

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Rummed Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Whenever people ask me, “What wine is best?”, I always say “The wine that tastes best to YOU right now”. Just like we are born with different facial and body structures, our palates are all different. Even in my family, … Continue reading

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Featured on Mercury News & Oakland Tribune: Kenyan Tomato Peanut Sauce Over Vegetables with Riesling

I think that the time in my life when I was eating the healthiest foods was when I served with the US Peace Corps in Kenya. Everything grew naturally right in my backyard with no chemicals, pesticides, hormones or antibiotics. … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Lychee Chicken with Gewurtzraminer

“It (his extended family) is like a little mini-United Nations“, said President Obama in an interview several years ago. I wonder what happens when East, West, North & South meet in his kitchen? His family may be lucky enough to … Continue reading

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Indian Saffron Chicken with Oregon Riesling

India is one of the most complex places I’ve ever been. The country is shaped by many contrasting cultural forces which I couldn’t imagine coexisting together. But paradoxically, they manage to work together to make a complex cultural harmony. I … Continue reading

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Yucatecan Chicken with Marlborough Pinot Noir

Mexico. For many Californians, Mexico feels like a part of our home. The Mexican community is prominent in California. Amazing Mexican foods are also everywhere for us to enjoy anytime we want. Beyond the easy access, Mexico has a very … Continue reading

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Provençal Rotisserie Chicken & Rosé Wine from Bandol, Provence

This winter seems to be much more intense than last year.  The recent blizzards in the North East and the down-pouring heavy rains here on the West Coast have been challenging for many people.  Although getting my car effortlessly washed … Continue reading

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Luscious Chicken Cacciatore

Cacciatore means “hunter” in Italian. Chicken Cacciatore is a simple braised chicken dish prepared with tomatoes, onions, mushroom, herbs, bell pepper and wine for hunters traveling for several days in old Italy. In Southern Italy, this dish commonly includes red wine, … Continue reading

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