Category: Food

Review: PowerBar Harvest Whole Grain 0

Review: PowerBar Harvest Whole Grain

A few weeks ago I was on a bit of a drive when I found myself stopped at gas station for fuel. I was a bit hungry so I thought a PowerBar would be a fairly healthy option, if not terribly tasty. After all, everyone knows about the PowerBar reputation, you know the rep I’m talking about… the completely unpalatable and inedible rep. What I found was these new PowerBar...

Mochi is the food of the gods 4

Mochi is the food of the gods

Mochi + Ice Cream = Win Let’s start off by covering “What is Mochi?” for the uncultured 3 of you that managed to happen by this blog and don’t already know what it is. Mochi (Japanese: 餅) is a Japanese rice cake made of glutinous rice pounded into paste and molded into shape. In Japan it is traditionally made in a ceremony called mochitsuki. While also eaten year-round, mochi is...

Review: Damo Sushi – Pleasant Hill 1

Review: Damo Sushi – Pleasant Hill

The sushi bar, with ever present TV. Recently I found myself up on the north side of Pleasant Hill. After running my errands I remembered seeing something about a possible Asian market and some sushi in the area. As luck would have it, it was dinner time, so investigation ensued. What I found was Damo Sushi. Pleasant Hill on the whole is a decent and somewhat upscale suburb, compared to...

Recipe: Brett’s Kit Kat Ice Cream Pie 0

Recipe: Brett’s Kit Kat Ice Cream Pie

Ingredients: Pie Shell 1.5 Quarts Dreyer’s Fat Free Vanilla Frozen Yogurt 4 Kit Kat candy bars (16 individual bars – you can use the Fun/Snack size Kit Kats as well, but will need 16 packs of those since they are roughly equivalent to one bar each) Kahlua Directions: Bake Pie Crust in your standard 9″ pie dish If the crust puffs up, pierce the bubble and allow steam to escape,...

Lime Liqueur 0

Lime Liqueur

I’ve always been a big fan of limes. Love them in my water and especially in my sweet tea. I have yet to see a Lime based/flavored Liqueur, something that has always disappointed me. So, when someone poured me a glass of homemade Limoncello/Lemoncello I realized I would have to make my own (a moral imperative, if you will). Full list of ingredients and directions after the fold. Mon Oct...