Smoked Brisket

A few years ago, my family purchased a smoker.  We have tried smoking a number of meats, including brisket, pork shoulder, and ribs.  The very first time we used the smoker was to make brisket.  We were rather ambitious about it, as we were having guests over that night and this was our first attempt.… Read More Smoked Brisket

Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti – Philadelphia

One of the closest restaurants to my grandmother’s apartment in Philadelphia is Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti.  Inspired by the beautiful coastal Italian town, Positano offers small plates featuring exciting ingredients prepared in the delectable Italian style.  The walls boast floor to ceiling murals of the beautiful sparkling blue ocean and shiny white buildings.  There are also many… Read More Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti – Philadelphia

Mabo Tofu

Today’s feature is Mabo Tofu.  Originally a Chinese dish, the Japanese also adopted it and eventually gave it their own modified version.  In college for my Japanese class we had to split up into groups to make a Japanese dish.  Surprisingly, my group chose mabo tofu, and the professor approved it since it exists in… Read More Mabo Tofu