One Pot Japanese Curry

When someone says curry, what usually comes to mind is Indian or Thai curry. I was introduced to a third type of curry when I found my mother-in-law throwing leftover vegetables and fruits into a pot one winter night. She told me whenever I have ingredients I need to get rid of, chop them up…

Three Essential Kitchen Tools To Do the Work For You

1. Food chopper This handy dandy tool is made for lazy chefs and an absolute necessity in my kitchen. I have a small one good for two people, which I use daily to chop onions and garlic cloves. If you buy a larger one like an 8-cup or 12-cup food processor, then you will probably…

Rice Cakes with Mushroom and Cabbage

An image of those sweet Quaker rice cake snacks you find at most grocery chains might be popping up in your mind at this time, but that is not the kind of rice cake I am cooking today. The type of rice cakes I am referring to looks like this: Its texture has been compared…

Japanese Cod Roe Pasta

Tired of the usual spaghetti and meatball recipe? Expand your spaghetti palate with this amazing Super Duper Lazy creation from Japan. It’s simple, fast, and delicious! Ingredients: 1 packet of S&B Spicy Cod Roe Spaghetti Sauce Cooked spaghetti for one person Directions: 1) Add your spaghetti to a bowl and mix in the sauce packet…

Hawaiian Egg Fried Rice

Repeat after me: Never use fresh rice to make fried rice. My rice has about a 5-day life span. 1st day = Fluffy 2nd day = Fluffy 3rd day = Slightly fluffy 4rd day = Medium firm with parts of the bottom getting hard (Best time for fried rice) 5th day = Eat at the…

Chinese Steamed Fish in Scallion Ginger Soy Sauce

A whole steamed fish was a common centerpiece at the dinner table during special occasions. The fish, usually tilapia, is bought live, carefully selected by my grandma from a reputable asian grocery store. She then puts the tilapia in a large bowl, carefully cleans the entire fish under water, and then soaks it in shaoshing…

Baked Teriyaki Salmon

I’m posting this recipe after one of my friends challenged my definition of lazy.  She said, “I won’t make it if it takes more than 5 minutes.”  .  Well…challenge accepted. Say hello to “marinade”, specifically store-bought marinade. I’ve tried many marinades to find the best one that will make that super cheap frozen Safeway salmon taste…

Peanut Chicken Brown Rice Bowl

This recipe is courtesy of HomeChef Lazy Tip: To make it even easier, you can use frozen Tyson grilled and ready chicken strips and cut it into smaller pieces. Serves 2 6 oz. Pre-Cooked Brown Rice 6 oz. Roasted Chicken Breast 5 oz. Edamame 4 oz. Slaw Mix 1 oz. Roasted Peanuts 3 fl. oz….