Cacio e Pepe

Cacio e Pepe

The first time I had Cacio e Pepe (literally “cheese and pepper”), was after a very long day at work. ...

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Kung Pao Shrimp

Kung Pao Shrimp

Kung Pao Chicken is a Chinese-American favorite, but did you know it also works well with other proteins? Using shrimp is in one of my favorite ways of preparing this ...

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

With tender macaroni in a creamy flavorful dressing, Hawaiian-style Macaroni Salad is must-have side for any plate lunch. It's not the prettiest thing, but what it lacks in aesthetics it ...

Ginger Poached Salmon

Ginger Poached Salmon

This easy poached salmon comes together in just minutes and features melt-in-your-mouth tender salmon thanks to a gentle poaching technique and a potato starch coating. Seasoned with soy sauce, rice ...

Tomato Nikujaga

Tomato Nikujaga

I've written about Nikujaga (肉じゃが), or "meat and potatoes" before, it's one of my favorite Japanese comfort foods and it's super easy to make. I recently stumbled across a way ...

Larb Mu (ลาบหมู)

Larb Mu (ลาบหมู)

For most people in the West, Larb (Lao: ລາບ; Thai: ลาบ) is a associated with Thai Isan cuisine, but did you know that its origins are in Laos? One look ...

Pad Kee Mao (ผัดขี้เมา)

Pad Kee Mao (ผัดขี้เมา)

I love Thai food so much that I often wonder if I was Thai in a past life. I often joke about this, but according to my DNA ancestry, my ...

Watermelon Sangria Pops

Watermelon Sangria Pops

We still have a few weeks of summer to go and these watermelon sangria pops are the best boozy way to cool off. The best part is you eat the ...

Welsh Rabbit

Welsh Rabbit

British cuisine often ends up being the butt of culinary jokes, but for the most part the reputation is ill-deserved. I say "for the most part" because like any food, ...