Pork Teriyaki Peanut Butter Burgers w/ Pickled Pineapple & Cabbage Slaw

Pork Teriyaki  Peanut Butter Burgers with Pickled Pineapple & Red Cabbage Slaw

What happens when you want pork dumplings, anything teriyaki-ed, and peanut satay sauce all at the same time? These Pork Teriyaki Peanut Butter Burgers, that’s what. Yes, once again my conflicting cravings have taken the wheel. This isn’t always a good thing. Sometimes it’s a very bad thing. I remember a batch of pink peppercorn Jell-o jigglers being one such disaster. You have no idea what I’m talking about because you never saw them and I intend to keep it that way. Thankfully, these Pork Teriyaki Peanut Butter Burgers did not go the way of the pink peppercorn Jello jiggler, they instead became an instant favorite.

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Wasabi Tuna Onigiri w/ Perilla Leaves

Wasabi Tuna Onigiri with Perilla Leaves

Have you ever resented the fact that takeout sushi is not as good as in-restaurant sushi? You know, where the sashimi is freshly cut, the maki is freshly rolled, and the rice is so fresh it’s still warm. That level of sushi excellence makes my heart sing. But I do have a few major issues with in-restaurant sushi and I do mean major. I can’t wear my pajamas, I’m expected to wear a bra, my couch is nowhere in sight, AND when I’m at my most vulnerable, i.e. full and sleepy, I have to find my way home. So oppressive! For a long time, I defaulted to takeout sushi because what else was I going to do? Roll it myself every time a craving hit? I would never leave the kitchen. Luckily, these Wasabi Tuna Onigiri offer a quick sushi-like fix, free of takeout disappointments and time-consuming rolling.

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Chamomile & Quince Princess Cake

Chamomile & Quince Princess Cake

I know posting a cake on Easter Monday is a bit cruel (cream egg hangovers are legit brutal) but there is a method to my madness. When you’re no longer bursting with Easter candy and the four ham dinners you had to attend, you will remember that BBQ Season is nigh. I bet if you look at your calendar, you’ll see one of two cookouts already on the books. Well, call me old fashion, but a BBQ needs a cake and I think you’ll find this Chamomile & Quince Princess Cake is, in fact, a cake. Are you picking up what I’m throwing down?

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