chicken karaage: japanese fried chicken

Chicken Karaage: Japanese Fried Chicken

I’ve always had a thing for fried foods: french fries, onion rings, corn dogs, and doughnuts. You name it, if it’s fried, chances are good that I’d love it.  Without a doubt, my favorite fried food is fried chicken. When I make it at home, I used to use a  traditional Southern fried chicken recipe with buttermilk until I discovered chicken karaage, Japanese fried chicken, or JFC, for short. Now, it’s my go-to fried chicken recipe. Continue reading

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football food: asian chicken wings with lime, ginger, and soy sauce

Asian Chicken Wings with Lime, Ginger, and Soy Sauce
To many Americans, football season means getting together with friends to watch the big game.  Aside from the thrilling action of the game, a big part of the fun and festivities is the food.  Football food has to be easy to handle as table space is limited around the couch or tailgate so finger foods are ideal.  Over the next couple of posts I will share with you a few recipes perfect for your next football gathering or tailgate party.  So, instead of ordering takeout for the next big game, I hope I inspire you to try one of these recipes. Continue reading