Cucumber Salad


  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro or dill
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Chop cucumbers into slices and dice or slice the onion, mix in the same bowl.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Mix vinegar, water, sugar in a small bowl.
  4. Pour over the cucumbers and onions to toss and coat evenly.
  5. Sprinkle some fresh cilantro or dill to top it off!

Garlic Bread


  • Half a baguette
  • One head of garlic
  • One stick of salted butter
  • About 3 pinch each of rosemary & thyme powder
  • Grape tomatoes
  • Basil

1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
2. Soften butter (not melted)
3. Peel garlic 5~8 garlic cloves (depend on desired flavor)
4. Mince garlic cloves or use a garlic presser
5. Mix the minced garlic and herb powder with soften butter
6. Slice baguette to desired thickness
7. Spread garlic butter on bread and place on baking sheet
8. Bake bread in oven for about 15 minutes or until edges are browned and crispy
9. While waiting for the bread, clean and dry tomatoes and basil
10. Slice tomatoes in half and roughly chop basil
11. Heat a medium pan with some olive oil and any left over garlic butter
12. Add in the tomatoes and basil
13. Add in salt and pepper to taste
14. Sauté until soften
15. Top the baked garlic bread with sautéed tomatoes and basil, enjoy!

Street Corn


  • Corn on the cob
  • Mayo
  • Crumbling Cheese
  • Chili Powder (2 teaspoons)
  • Tajin (2 teaspoons)
  • Lime


  1. Shuck the corn, taking all the husk and silks off the corn.
  2. Bring a pot of water to a boil, and boil corn for 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Next use a pan on medium to high heat and place corn inside to sear the outside, rotating the corn every so often to get all sides.
  4. Let cool till you are able to touch it, then cover the corn on the cob with mayo.
  5. Crumble the cheese on a plate, and roll corn through it to evenly coat the corn.
  6. Next sprinkle on the tajin and chili powder.
  7. Finally cut and squeeze the lime over the corn and enjoy!


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