Darling Dozen

Baked Eggnog Doughnuts

This post is brought to you by Safest Choice Eggs. Six more days until Christmas!!  Are your kids as excited as mine are? Well this recipe for baked eggnog doughnuts might help you distract them for a bit.  This month my Darling Dozen challenge for Safest Choice Eggs was to come up with a recipe [...]

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Chocolate Chess Pie (with a Chocolate Almond Crust!)

This post is brought to you by Davidson’s Safest Choice Eggs. I must be missing Memphis, because lately I’ve been craving all of the Southern foods I fell in love with when we lived there—collared greens, pulled pork, banana pudding . . . you name it, and I’ve been craving it.  Thankfully I’ll be making [...]

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Devilish Sweet & Spicy Deviled Eggs

With October 31st quickly approaching, we’re in a full blown Halloween frenzy in the Fuji household.  We went to a church Halloween party this past Tuesday, we have a family Halloween party on Saturday, and all sorts of fun in between.  The girls are counting down the seconds until they get to go house to [...]

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Shoyu Tamago, Japanese Soy Sauce Eggs

Did you know that it’s National Food Safety Month? Well, it is!  I figured I’d talk a bit about food safety as it pertains to eggs, since I’m sharing one of my favorite egg snacks today.  Actually I’m revisiting one of my favorite eggs snacks—shoyu tamago, or Japanese soy sauce eggs—hard boiled eggs that have [...]

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Fuji Sour Mocktail

The Fuji family is in serious packing mode.  On Saturday morning our moving truck will arrive and we’ll be saying goodbye to the house we have loved so much for the past 5 years.  It makes my head hurt to think about how much still needs to be done!  I recently whipped up a new [...]

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Chocolate Orange Smoothie

Although Mr. Fuji and I have moved quite a few times in our marriage, it’s amazing how quickly I forget what a pain in the backside the process is.  This is the first time we’ve thrown selling a house into the moving equation, and oh goodness me!  I can’t wait for the process to be [...]

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“Kitchen Sink” Chocolate Chip Cookies

When I moved to Paris I had several bags of chocolate chips tucked into my suitcase so that I could whip up a batch of chocolate chip cookies if I got homesick.  Luckily, when we moved to Japan, we had access to Costco, who conveniently carried chocolate chips, making room for other things in my [...]

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Roasted Sweet Potato Sunny-Side Up Salad with Ginger Sesame Vinaigrette

A fried egg, with a perfectly runny yolk, is one of my favorite comfort foods.  I personally think that adding a fried egg to a dish means doubling your pleasure.

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Omurice + Win a year’s supply of eggs!

With the arrival of Spring and the approach of Easter Sunday, eggs are everywhere.  As I was preparing to write this post, all of the eggs I was seeing in stores and decor got me to thinking about the versatility of the egg.  If you think about it eggs are one of the most versatile [...]

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Baked Shio Koji French Toast

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien   Every year on Christmas morning, as soon as my brothers and I were all awake and my parents gave us the go-ahead, we’d run to the fireplace to see what Santa had left in [...]

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