Kitchen Follies

October 28, 2013

Kitchen Follies: Shio-Koji Roasted Chicken

by Kayoko Akabori

In life, I’m all about making mistakes. The important thing is to just try everything! I was always the person to ask all the stupid questions in class; I’ve never had much of a fear of failure or looking dumb in public.

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February 5, 2010

Kitchen Follies: Meyer Lemon Turd

by Kayoko Akabori

Kitchen Follies: Meyer Lemon Curd

I like to think that I have sharp instincts and a knack for good flavors in the kitchen– my parents are both professional chefs, as is my brother.

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July 3, 2009

Kitchen Follies: Can’t Caramelize Onions To Save My Life

by Kayoko Akabori

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I don’t get it- caramelizing onions looks like it would be so easy, right??? But somehow, I’m always fucking it up, every time.

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June 1, 2009

Buttered Bread Pudding Battle, Part I

by Kayoko Akabori

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In pure Yamahomo style, I’m battling myself in the kitchen. I’m doing so many recipe posts lately, I can’t stop!

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February 9, 2009

Kitchen Follies: Chocolate Turd

by Moto Yamamoto


I failed. Utterly and completely. I’ve had some failures in the past but usually saved them from total disaster, but this time, there was nothing I could do…

Last week, Kayoko asked me to write about a Valentine’s Day appropriate post, and I decided to make chocolate truffles.

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February 4, 2009

Kitchen Follies: Devils on Horseback

by Kayoko Akabori

In the world of food blogs, it’s a rare occasion to see a recipe gone bad.

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