Indonesian Cooking With Trader Joe's & Chef Jeff

Indonesian inspired street food with Trader Joe’s – Siomay Bandung

Most of my grocery shopping I do at my favorite supermarket Trader Joe’s. Unlike many larger stores, they don’t have an ‘international’ or ‘ethnic’ food isle. Even those supermarkets that do, generally don’t feature Indonesian products. Most often you can only find Chinese, Thai, or Mexican food products. The one familiar product that these supermarkets…

Trader Joe's Indonesian Cooking With Keasberry

Trader Joe’s Indonesian

When it comes to cooking Indonesian food, one does not immediatley think of Trader Joe’s. Before I show you what you can find there to cook Indonesian inspired dishes, let me share this with you; my favorite grocery store is Trader Joe’s. There, I said it!  TJ’s wins it over all the bigger super markets,…

Delicious butternut squash rice

Delicious is the word I would look for in a recipe. I also see pumpkins everywhere, butternut squash to be exact. Before I share my butternut squash rice recipe with you, let’s look at what the difference is between a pumpkin and squash. I looked it up and I learned that butternut squash (Cucurbita moschata),…

Butternut Squash

Asian Butternut Squash Salad

On the menu this season is butternut squash. Thinking of something light, I was inspired to make a salad with autumn colors and an Asian twist. And for your Trader Joe’s fans out there, all ingredients are available there. The butternut squash is available whole or already precut in cubes – follow the instructions for…

Stroopwafel Ice cream – Dutch Treat in America

There is a new hype starting in the US; the Stroopwafel McFlurry is offered ‘from Holland with Love’, as part of McDonald’s Internations menu. The Stroopwafel McFlurry is a sweet, creamy treat from the Netherlands, blends vanilla soft serve with a rich caramel swirl and Daelman’s Stroopwafel crispy caramel waffle cookie pieces.  The Stroopwafel went…