Restaurant-Style Salsa

Restaurant-Style Salsa

I recently read a great post by David Lebovitz that challenged some of my current food blogging paradigms. I’ve always cared about developing quality blog posts, but I’ve felt a tension between producing new content and producing exceptional content. And all too often, I’ve fallen into the belief that a large volume of decent content is better than…

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Terimayo Japanese Hot Dogs

Terimayo Japanese Hot Dogs - inspired by the Japadog food truck in Vancouver. Seriously good.

Okay, I know what you are thinking: Alexa’s gone off the deep end with the unique recipes thing. But I promise, these are good. Think if hot dogs and sushi had a baby. Still not convinced? I’ve tried to explain this recipe to my parents and co-workers with a limited degree of success, so hang…

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Thai Shrimp Street Noodles

Thai Shrimp Street Noodles

I’ll know this isn’t a trendy thing to say, but I just don’t like kimchi. I don’t like pickled things very much and though I normally love spicy, I just can’t get on board with pickled and spicy. Now, this brings me to this stir fry: Thai Shrimp Street Noodles. One big change I made to…

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Asparagus, Pear, and Bacon Flatbread

Asparagus, Pear, and Bacon Flatbread

Don’t you love it when you unexpectedly find a treasure of a store not far from your home? We recently found one. It’s called the Videodrome  and is one of the last non-sketchy movie rental stores out there, carrying a great selection of foreign, indie, and classic films. There are a ton of movies that Drew…

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African Peanut Stew

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I am so excited for an unanticipated vacation that is coming up in a few weeks – Drew’s company is paying for him to go to a conference in Vancouver for a few days. I’ll be tagging along to explore solo while he’s at the conference, since we only have to pay for my plane ticket…

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