Spoiled – Instant Pot Japanese Pork Belly (Kakuni)

I had a long whirlwind week of nonstop meetings in a windowless room, networking parties and dinners filled with shouted conversations over pounding music, and late night I-must-finish-this-deck-before-tomorrow hotel room work sessions. Then the conference ended and the Mister came to pick me up. We were soon happily zipping down the carpool lane toward home…

Honeymoon – Katsu Curry with Green Onion and Poached Egg

My brain briefly danced with the idea of writing a series of travel posts to memorialize our honeymoon. But free time is difficult to come by and my iPhone photos are hardly the type to evoke dreamy wanderlust so the dance came to an abrupt halt. Alas, we’ll just have to make do with some…

Reasons to Panic

Sometimes inspiration is hard to come by. Sometimes it comes to you unbidden. I was riding a bicycle built for four. Like the red and white striped canopy kind steered around idyllic lakes by grinning tourists. Except mine was strictly utilitarian – all steel, no frills. I clambered onto it alone, complaining to a friend…