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5 Tips to Establish A Healthy Quarantine Routine 

Make your stay-at-home a time to remember By Kayce Tiongson   Since the global outbreak of COVID-19, people have gone […]

Ram-Don Noodles

By Melissa Lee “You are what you eat” means the food you choose to consume daily is part of your […]

Asian Life Amidst the Coronavirus: Should Chinese Food Get the Blame?

By Kayce Tiongson The impact of the global coronavirus outbreak has put life on hold. As of late, there are […]

The Fun and Fearlessness of New American Cuisine

By Melissa Lee One day I took my 7-year-old daughter Amber and her classmate Lauren to the Tougas Family Farm […]

Easy to Make Inarizushi! Stuffed Tofu Bags for All Tastes!

by Melissa Lee + Amber Lee  Amber was born a couple of days before I turned thirty. She was the […]

So, You Think You Are A Foodie?

By Melissa Lee Three requirements that will make you a lovable foodie… not an annoying one   “A person who […]

Gochujang Meatballs

By Justin Shoults + Melissa Lee   Would you believe this dish was created because I had leftover gochujang sauce […]

Ram-Don and Societal Issues as Seen On Academy Award winner Parasite 

By Kayce Tiongson   The gap between the rich and the poor is ever-widening. Multi-awarded Korean film Parasite shows the […]

Top Five Kitchen Gadget Gifts for Father’s Day

By Melissa Lee In January 2019, I taught a public knife skills class at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts. […]

Embrace Healthy Lifestyle By Finding The Exercise That Fits You The Best

By Melissa Lee For those who have been my loyal followers since Cooking Beautiful Lee was a newbie blog, you […]

Stay Beautiful. Stay Healthy: 5 Secrets to Keep Your Body Toned While Enjoying Good Food and Wine!

By Melissa Lee You may have heard the expression, “never trust a skinny chef.” I have to say that I […]

Am I Screwing Up My Kids? – 4 Tips to Put Your Mind at Ease

By Melissa Lee   I became a mother when I was twenty-five, much earlier than most millennials who become parents […]

Taiyaki: Whimsical Fish-Shaped Treats and Cooking with My Kids

By Melissa Lee In my “Am I Screwing Up My Kids” blog post, I encouraged readers to cook with children […]

Host A Yakiniku Party With 3 Simple Recipes!

By Melissa Lee How was your Labor Day weekend? To celebrate the end of summer, the Millers and I threw […]

Melissa Lee: Cook A Book

By Melissa Lee Life at My Family Table When I was little, my dad hired a lady from the countryside […]

Justin Alexander Shoults: Cook A Book

By Justin Alexander Shoults Life at My Family Table At an early age, I showed interest in creating something with […]

KFC x Crocs: A Finger-Lickin Good Collaboration

By Kayce Tiongson   These quirky ideas prove that food is not only for the dinner table   Food has […]

Salmon Rillette on Crispy Rice Chips

By Justin Shoults + Melissa Lee   Over the years, I have tasted many of Justin’s delicious dishes (lucky me!). […]

Miso Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Pockets

By Robin Clark + Melissa Lee   According to Robin, she grew up eating typical American food: casseroles, meatloaf, ham […]

Smoked Strawberry Miso Ice Cream

By Melissa Lee “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate.”       –William Shakespeare […]

Everything Bagel Donuts + Furikake Cream Cheese

By Robin Clark + Melissa If you think being pastry chefs are all about unicorn cupcakes and frosting, many of […]

Red Miso Marinated Ribeye Steak with Glazed Carrots 

By Justin Shoults + Melissa Lee Well, what can I say? I love miso, and I love ribeye steak. If […]

Tempura Brownies

By Robin Clark + Melissa Lee Taiwan is a melting pot. We were ruled by the Japanese government for fifty […]

Ramen Noodles in Yellow Miso-Mustard Broth with Frankfurters

By Justin Shoults + Melissa Lee Some of my favorite childhood memories involve noodles and hotdogs. My dad was the […]

Kimchi Sausage

By Justin Shoults + Melissa Lee   Sausage reminds me of my time exploring the night market during childhood. In […]

Kkakdugi Korean Radish Banchan 

By Melissa Lee In Korean cuisine, banchan is the name for a small side dish served along with cooked rice. […]

Under the Sea Kimchi Dumplings 

By Justin Shoults + Melissa Lee   Growing up in Taiwan, I had heard the word “kimchi” since I was […]

Fine Dining in Color: Facing Obstacles as an African American Pastry Chef

By Jesse B Jackson III I haven’t always wanted to work in fine dining. I just gravitate towards it because […]

Immigration and the Food Industry: Forty-five Dollar Avocado Toast and Other Tragedies

By Jesse B Jackson III    I’m not a very political person. I pay attention to current political events and […]

Dive into Asian Food and Culture: Your Taste Buds Will Thank You

By Kayce Tiongson Traveler’s urge to travel around Asia has grown significantly in the last few years. Factors such as […]

Get Ready For Your Next Trip to Asia

By Kayce Tiongson Asia can be an overwhelming and confusing place for Westerners. A well-planned itinerary is helpful for anyone […]

Creating a Tablescape for Your Summertime Asian Luncheon: Knock Your Guest’s Socks Off

Written by Linda S. Griffin-Fox I am a residential interior designer and CEO of Violetta Interior Design. By day, I […]

Asian Cocktails: A Dash of History and a Kick of Flavor 

By Kayce Tiongson If you plan to throw an Asian-inspired party at home, we’ve got you covered! Be sure to […]

5 Things They Don’t Tell You About Being A Pastry Chef

By Jesse Jackson III I’ve been a pastry chef for about 12 years now. As with most careers, there are […]

Cooking, Laughing, and Lasting Love: A Chef’s Guide to Finding the One

By Melissa Lee Do you know what the most popular recreation cooking class is? Couple’s date night! Recently, Cambridge School […]

Bibimbap: A Korean Rice Dish For A Clean Fridge And Healthy Heart

By Melissa Lee Have you ever opened your fridge and annoyingly found out you have a little bit of everything […]

Be the CEO Your Parents Want You To Marry

By Melissa Lee Around the beginning of December, as the new year approached, I have started to hear “New Year’s […]

Robin Clark: Cook-a-book

By Robin Clark Life at my family table  What kind of food did you grow up eating, and how did […]