On the Easiest Wonton Soup

Dear readers, It’s winter, it’s cold, and after being outside in the snow with my furry monsters, I get cravings for (drum roll) SOUP! I mean, Fall is the start of soup season, but I did a ton of soups this spring and wanted to hold off a little. But there is one soup that…

On Ribeye & Ramen Stir Fry

Dear readers, UPDATE 2022 AGAIN!!! Ya’ll, I have found the PERFECT Ramen Noodles for any and all future stir fry recipes and a WAY better sauce, so my recipe is adjusted below (though bear in mind, the ribeye is still the better meat option, but I couldn’t find it this time – so is life)….

On Beef Roast & Vietnamese Rice Bowls

Dear readers, First off, HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY TO MY MOM (HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOMMA!) and EARLY BIRTHDAY TO MY AUNTIE LYN!!! Once again, we’ve been on the healthy, light, but filling train still, but I wanted to get a little more creative. We are big fans of Vietnamese food (Steak Bahn Mi anyone?) so I decided…

On Steak Bahn Mi

Dear readers, For once, NOT a soup! Instead, I bring you a sandwich, or as we like to call them in our home “Sammiches.” Near our home, there is a lovely little sandwich shop that has a bomb Bulgogi Beef Bahn Mi sandwich, and while I adore the heck out of their sandwich, I wanted…

On Baked Soy & Ginger Cod

It’s official…next week I go back to the office twice a week, and it’s going to be real bizarre to say the least. I’m going to be planning on bringing gazpacho with me while it’s hot out, and enjoying the afternoon’s along the river walk like I used to pre-COVID. It’ll definitely be a transition,…

On Lemongrass Chicken & Coconut Rice

Firstly, I want to do a HARD shout out to my youngest brother-in-law Eddie for graduating from Colorado State University this past weekend! Now, onto this week’s recipe! If you’re intimidated by the name, DON’T! This was the easiest thing to whip up together that it is not difficult on any level, I promise that….

On Pork Katsu & Garlic Noodles

Hi Everyone, The end of this week will mark a full year since lockdown began, and what a year it has been. So much about how we see the world, how we interact with it, has changed. I know for me, the adjustment wasn’t necessarily an easy one, but when I got into a routine,…

On Instant Pot Asian Pulled Pork

I won’t lie, I am definitely trying to do more things with the Instant Pot where I can! And when you have a freezer full of various kinds of meat, you have to get creative. SO, one night I pulled out 2 pork roasts and thought, why not shred it? Now, I know roasts are…

On Cooking with Coworkers: Chicken & Veggie Coconut Curry

With everyone sheltering in place, one of the directors in our department at my day job suggested we do a weekly cooking class together, and it has become a highlight of my week! The first week, we made a really quick and easy tomato pasta dish—which you can find the recipe for on my Instagram,…

On Chicken Satay & Cucumber Salads

I finally had a weekend to myself and I thought, why don’t I go ahead and make something different? Lo and behold, I had been hankering for some chicken satay, and happened to have a FANTASTIC recipe for chicken satay by one of my go to’s: Recipe Tin Eats! I have been eyeing her recipe…

On Ice Cube Tray Sushi

It’s really not as weird as it sounds, and in fact, this trick is pretty clever! I was perusing Pinterest (as one is wont to do when on the train or in front of the TV) and I came across this “Make Sushi At Home” image and I was very curious! So much so, that…

On Benihana Chicken Fried Rice and Ginger Sauce at Home

How many of us have gone to Benihana’s (or some other hibachi restaurant)? *RAISES HANDS* And how many of us have fallen in love with that delicious, yellow yum yum sauce?! *RAISES BOTH HANDS* Oh yeah, that’s what I’m talking about. Back when I was still living in the States, Benihana’s was where I always wanted to go…