Foster Dog 101: Our Experience Fostering Dogs for Adoption

Foster Dog 101: Our Experience Fostering Dogs for Adoption

This big, goofy dog is our very first foster dog, Frasier! Here’s our volunteer foster experience, from application to preparing our home to sending him to his new forever family.

Virtual Hotpot Party at Home 宅家云火锅

Virtual Hotpot Party at Home 宅家云火锅

Tis the season… for 云火锅 a virtual hotpot party! With this year being a holiday season like no other, I can’t think of a more warming and comforting meal than hotpot. Better yet, it’s perfectly suited for a socially-distanced dinner party with friends and family.

Tiny Apartment Garden, Pt II: Everything You Need

Tiny Apartment Garden, Pt II: Everything You Need

Here’s how we created a secret oasis on our small urban apartment balcony. With a small space, it was important to make it extra efficient and high yield. No matter how small the space, bring it to life!

Tiny Apartment Container Gardening, Pt I: Grow Your Food

Tiny Apartment Container Gardening, Pt I: Grow Your Food

Join me on a tour of our container garden on our tiny apartment balcony. I have tips for how to start your own garden, no matter how small the space. Whether you have a sunny windowsill, sun-less corner, fire escape, or tiny balcony, you can grow herbs and vegetables. They will bring joy to your apartment and amp up your cooking!

Introducing: Chinese Food Wine Pairings!

Introducing: Chinese Food Wine Pairings!

The flavors in Chinese food are definitely complex, nuanced, and varied. But that doesn’t mean that they can’t be harmonious with wine. To show that delicious Chinese food and a nice bottle of wine make the perfect match, I’m including recommended wine pairings with my Chinese and Chinese-inspired recipes. I’ll have favorite varietals, good bottles, plus the characteristics and proper serving temps. 干杯 Cheers!

My Apartment Patio Tiny Outdoor Kitchen

My Apartment Patio Tiny Outdoor Kitchen

It’s finally to feel like spring! We’re trying to get a little more sunshine and Vitamin D while maintaining good social distancing. We upgraded our small city balcony to include a tiny outdoor ”kitchen” on a tiny budget. Join us as we cook outside, no open flame and apartment-friendly!