Pickled Brussels Sprouts are the best!! They are packed full of GOODNESS!!! They make great appetizers, and great snacks. Serve over a salad, or just eat plain. This pickled stapled will keep on your shelf for about two to four years. As long as the lid stays sealed. The […]
Italian Wedding Soup
Italian Wedding Soup is a brothy soup made with a combination of chicken and beef broth, meatballs, small pasta, and spinach or other greens. Contrary to the name, it is not served at Italian weddings. Instead, the name comes from the Italian phrase “minestra maritata” which translates to “wedded soup”. […]
Japchae, sweet potato starch noodles stir fried with vegetables and meat, is one of Korea’s best-loved dishes.
Char Siu Chicken Banh Mi
Marinated and grilled chicken thighs are transfored into crispy, caramelized perfection. Quick pickles with daikon radishes and carrots, and sliced up jalapeños and herbs makes the ultimate banh mi, a now-classic Vietnamese sandwich.
Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup
A fragrant broth and perfectly tender beef shanks make for the ultimate noodle bowl. Richard Ho of Ho Foods in NYC makes Taiwanese beef noodle soup, a dish he’s so passionate about, he devoted his restaurant to it. Richard’s adoration for this complex dish and a lack of Taiwanese restaurants […]
Traditional Turkey Gravy
For a turkey gravy that really tastes like the bird but doesn't require drippings, we began by making a full-flavored turkey stock that included not just the neck and giblets but also some excess skin and fat from the turkey.Much of this gravy's flavor is derived from the trimmed skin […]
Genuine ragù alla bolognese is a slowly cooked meat-based sauce, and its preparation involves several techniques, including sweating, sautéing and braising. Ingredients include a characteristic soffritto of onion, celery and carrot, different types of minced or finely chopped beef, often alongside small amounts of fatty pork. White wine, milk, […]
Polenta Bolognese Abruzzo
Polenta is a hearty, classic Northern Italian style dish. This version, made using cornmeal only and topped with a hearty sausage ragu. It is bold and rich in flavor and was traditionally served spread onto the middle of the table so everyone could dig in and get their portion.
Spring rolls or summer rolls are a Vietnamese delicacy known as “gỏi cuốn”. Depending on region, salad rolls were made differently. Some vegetarian families make vegetarian spring rolls rather than meat spring rolls. However, the typical ingredients include slivers of cooked pork (most often cha pork sausages), shrimp, sometimes […]
Kimbap (also spelled gimbap) are rolls of cooked rice wrapped in seaweed. They’re a versatile, fail-proof snack or light meal found everywhere in South Korea from households to convenience stores. The traditional kimbap fillings include fresh or marinated vegetables, omelet-style eggs, cooked Spam, or pre-fried fish cakes, but you […]
A thick and creamy, chunky seafood soup with flavors of the sea that’s out of this world. Made using fish stock, white fish, scallops, mussels and shrimps or prawns. This version has no potatoes as I don’t believe it needs it, but it does have more seafood. Fresh seafood […]
Smoked Fish Tostadas
We love smoked fish and in this recipe its not an exception. We buy our smoked fish, whether its Salmon or Moon-Fish (warm blooded fish) from our favorite place in Morro Bay California, Giovanni’s Fish Market. We usually make our tostadas by coating tortillas with olive oil and then […]
Lentil and Bratwurst Stew
This hearty lentil soup is made with Bratwurst or smoked sausage, vegetables, tomatoes and lentils, all simmered in an herb broth. An easy one pot dinner option that the whole family will love
Miso Ramen Soup
Miso ramen is a Japanese noodle soup with a broth seasoned with miso and served with a variety of vegetables and garnishes. The miso broth recipe for this dish is made from the chicken base, ground pork, and vegetables, while the noodles are fresh, pre-made chukamen-style Chinese noodles that cook […]
Yee Sang (Prosperity Toss Salad)
Yee Sang, Yu Sheng or Prosperity Toss is a refreshing appetizer consisting various ingredients that is served during Chinese New Year. This dish is believed to bring you abundance and prosperity. The tradition is to toss everything high and it is okay to make a mess. While you are […]
Morning Glory Baked Oatmeal
Warm and cozy, this big-batch baked oatmeal takes inspiration from those beloved hippie muffins known as morning glory. It’s loaded with grated carrot, cranberry, raisins, coconut chips, coconut and almond flour. Then seasoned with ginger and cinnamon. This recipe complies with Samin Norsats "SALT FAT ACID HEAT" method of […]
Lentils & Rice – Mujaddara
Lentils & rice is a classic Arab combination that goes back to medieval times. I’ve seen it prepared many ways—from a rice dish with just a bit of lentils to mostly lentils with a touch of rice. As for me, I like to make it half/half, a cup of […]
Panera Spicy Thai Chicken Salad
Copycat Panera Spicy Thai Salad with Chicken flavorful, yet healthy
Chick-Fil-A’s Carrot & Raisin Salad
This is by far the best carrot salad I have ever had. It is a wonderful chewy and just the perfect sweet carrot salad.