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Valentine's Day Chocolate Shortbread Cookies | recipe from runawayrice.com

Valentine’s Day Sweet Treats

Valentine’s Day is this week and if you’re looking for fun and festive recipes, I have some yummy sweet treats to share. I love Valentine’s Day! It seems like it gets more commercialized every year but, I love what this day represents and enjoy celebrating it. It’s a perfect occasion to pamper your significant other, […]

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Fruits for Lunar New Year - How to Make a Gorgeous Fruit Plate! | runawayrice.com

Fruits for Lunar New Year

Fruits are essential foods for celebrating Lunar New Year. In this post, I’ll share some unique and delicious fruits to enjoy during this festive holiday. In an earlier post, I shared with you the must-have foods for Lunar New Year and it got me to thinking about the variety and abundance of fruits for Lunar […]

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Jellied Pork (Thit Dong), Pickled Mustard Greens (Dua Cai Chua) and Sticky Rice and Mung Bean Cakes (Banh Chung)

Foods for Celebrating Lunar New Year / Tet 2019

Lunar New Year / Tet – Year of the Pig is just right around the corner on February 5th and, for many, our favorite holiday. Like many holidays, it’s a fun and festive time giving us an opportunity to celebrate another glorious year of life. There are many time-honored traditions from giving well-wishes to family […]

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Best Nine of 2018 | runawayrice.com

A Look Ahead at 2019!

Happy New Year friends! I can’t believe it’s 2019 already! 2018 zoomed by for me, as I am sure it did for you too. I just wanted to take this opportunity to do a quick wrap-up of 2018 and share with you what’s on the RunAwayRice horizon for 2019. I have lots of exciting news!

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FoodSaver System - Reduce Food Waste and Slash Your Grocery Costs | runwawyrice.com

My Favorite FoodSaver Uses

I finally bought one and in this post, I share my favorite FoodSaver uses. After a year of having this little appliance on my kitchen counter and using it every chance possible, I am happy to say–I really like it! One of my big resolutions for this year was to cut-down on food waste and […]

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Instant Pot - Hype or Here to Stay? | runawayrice.com

Instant Pot – Hype or Here to Stay?

The Instant Pot electric pressure cooker has been the kitchen darling for the past 3 years now and still going strong. Touted as the most versatile electric multi-cooker, the Instant Pot has garnered a cult-like following of devoted cooks passionate about sharing pressure cooker recipes for everything imaginable. If you’re still one of the holdouts wondering […]

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How to Make a Vermicelli Disk for the Metaltex Potato Ricer | runawayrice.com

How to Make a Vermicelli / Thin Noodle Disk

I received lots of requests for instructions on how to make the vermicelli / thin noodle disk used in the Rice Noodle / Rice Vermicelli (Bun Tuoi) recipe I  shared. I love that you enjoy DIY projects and I am happy to share the step-by-step process in this post. Making a vermicelli disk for a potato […]

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Ghost Pepper / Bhut Jolokia - Dare To Try This Wickedly Hot Pepper? | runawayrice.com

Ghost Pepper / Bhut Jolokia – Dare to Eat It?

One of the hottest chili peppers in the world, the Ghost Pepper is insanely spicy and not for the faint of heart or stomach. Known also as Bhut Jolokia, Ghost Chili, Red Naga, this hybrid chili pepper originates from the Assam region in northeast India. “Bhut” means “ghost” and “Jolokia” means “chili pepper” in the […]

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Essential Mooncake Guide (Banh Trung Thu) with Recipes | from runawayrice.com

Essential Mooncake Guide: Tools for Making Mooncakes

Mid-Autumn Festival is approaching and mooncakes are essential treats for celebrating this festive holiday. Making mooncakes at home isn’t difficult at all. They take a bit of time but the process is a lot of fun! There’s a touch of artistry involved but you don’t need to be a pastry chef to make beautiful mooncakes. […]

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Essential Mooncake Guide (Banh Trung Thu) with Recipes | from runawayrice.com

Essential Mooncake Guide: Mooncake Molds

Mooncake molds are important tools for making beautiful mooncakes. It’s from the mold that mooncakes get the imprinted designs and motifs. There are lots of different mooncake molds but which one is the best to use? In this post, Part 2 of a three-part series on mooncakes, I’ll share several basic mooncake molds plus some […]

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