Tag Archive | Food

What WILL you eat?

What WILL you eat?

Disclaimer: Before I begin, I would like to say that I am writing this post under duress. My friend and editor at the Northwest Asian Weekly, Stacy Nguyen, got on my case earlier about how I haven’t exactly stuck with the one-post-per-week resolution I made earlier this month. With that in mind, here is my latest post — three […]

Confessions of an American-born Cambodian

Confessions of an American-born Cambodian

To my fellow Cambodians I just want to say, Suor Sdey Chnam Tmey! Or to my non-Khmer-speaking friends, Happy New Year! Wednesday was the beginning of Cambodian New Year, which ends today, and like pretty much every other Cambodian family in the world, my family has plans this weekend to welcome the Year of the […]

A not-so-new culinary discovery

A not-so-new culinary discovery

Although I don’t get a chance to do it as much as when I was living on my own (and had cable and was able to watch the Food Network), it’s no secret I love to cook. While I have no real problem with pasta, sandwiches, (some) meat dishes, and desserts, I haven’t really done […]

Parents: We’re more like them than we think

Parents: We’re more like them than we think

A few weeks ago, I had my friend Mi (pronounced ME) over for dinner and a movie. Now, there was nothing really out of the ordinary about this. We were just hanging out, talking and eating. But as we were cooking, I started thinking about how so many of my habits around the kitchen were inherited […]

Feast your eyes on this!

Feast your eyes on this!

Since I started living on my own, I’ve been forced to feed myself. That means cooking for myself. So, I’ve taken a page out of my cousin’s book and decided to start taking pictures of what I make (although, she posted them on Facebook, which I’ll do, eventually). Here are some things I’ve made in […]

You sure there’s no Costco in Idaho Falls?

You sure there’s no Costco in Idaho Falls?

One thing I learned from my mom is to always buy things when they’re on sale. So, that’s what I do. I stock up like I’m preparing for a natural disaster even though it’s just me but it does save me from having to buy food when I really need it and it’s not on […]