Pork Belly Tacos with Sriracha Mayonnaise and Pomegranate Pineapple Pico de Gallo

Pork Belly. One of my favorite things. Second of course to a whole lot of other things. Okay, so maybe it is not my favorite, but it ranks, okay? Pork belly is super rich, packed with flavor and indulgent textures. And boy oh boy is it tasty. So when I cook with something like pork […]

Sticky Asian Short Ribs

SMLXL Sticky. Ribs. There are few other two word phrases that can evoke a mouth watering response. Ribs= delicious. Sweet, salty and sticky ribs= phenomenal. These sticky Asian ribs are deceptively simple. They are slow cooked and more or less involve combining soy, ginger, lemongrass, brown sugar and garlic in a bowl. Simple and flavorful, […]

Sweet Potato and Apple Tian with a Plum Glazed Bacon Crumble

Some things are just beautiful on the outside; like Kim Kardashian. Other things, like this tian, have more depth. It is beautiful inside AND out. Crisp seasonal apples are perfectly paired with savory sweet potatoes. That stunning flavor combination is baked in a cast iron skillet to perfection and topped with plum glazed bacon. I […]

Thai Chicken Skewers with Peanut Cilantro Sauce

Talk about summer on a stick! Okay, maybe Popsicles are summer on a stick. But at they say in There’s Something about Mary Ted: I say they should put more meats on a stick, you know? They got a lot of sweets on sticks- popsicles, fudgesicles, lollipop- but hardly any meat. Mary: I agree, there […]

Mexican Mixed Grilled Chicken Salad with Kale and a Honey Lime Dressing

We have a new favorite salad in the Pottinger home y’all. You heard me right. This is my new favorite salad. Truly, madly deeply in love with this nutrient rich salad. Grilled chicken, kale, grilled corn, grilled tomato, grilled zucchini, avocado, feta and a Honey Lime Dressing. I know that may sound like a lot. […]

Spam and Pineapple Fried Coconut Rice

We have lived in Hawaii a little over a year now, and I have yet to incorporate Spam into my cooking. If you are unfamiliar with the food over here in Hawaii, there is lots of looove for Spam. And whether you are a Spam lover, or a Spam skeptic, it has its place here […]

Watermelon, Strawberry and Basil Popsicles

Summer? Did someone say summer? I feel like the taste of watermelon just conjures up rays of the sun, playing in the sprinklers and sweet and sticky popsicles melting down your finger tips. And even as an adult, this sounds just as divine. Maybe not the sticky fingers part, since I am kind of a […]

Smoked Pork Belly Endive Salad with Orange Ginger Dressing

Okay, first thing is first; flavor. And boy oh boy is this dish packing it. Flavor, texture, visual appeal… I have checked all the boxes on this one. From luscious smoked pork belly, fresh oranges, grilled endive and an orange ginger vinaigrette, you will most certainly be begging for more. Seriously, my friends asked me […]