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 to make it even easier and tastier. A definite win-win! The traditional way to make nikujaga is to simmer beef, potatoes,
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 it's origins are in Laos? One look at a map should clear up any confusion as the Isan region of Thailand sits adjacent to Laos and has a large Lao population. Although it's a meat based
Pad Kee Mao
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 maternal haplogroup F, is predominantly found in Thailand, so this actually may not be that far from the truth. Can DNA really influence flavor preferences? While
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 wine infused pops while sipping on the watermelon infused wine that you soaked them in. Head over to PBS Food for my full post and recipe. Continue reading ...
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, when cooks get lazy and don't make things right, the food they make isn't going to taste very good. This Welsh classic is an easy ...
Honey Mustard Chicken
Honey and mustard are a pair of flavors that go together like milk and cookies. This easy oven-braised chicken adds rosemary and lemons to classic combo and comes together from just a handful of ingredients you probably already have stocked. Head over to PBS Food for my full recipe and post. ...
5-Minute Sticky Toffee Pudding
A gorgeously plated dessert creates an anticipation that has the potential to elevate a simple sweet to a whole new level. But when I'm home alone in a threadbare t-shirt and pajama pants, and I start craving sugar, I'm not really looking for a deconstructed summer berry patch. A carton of ice ...
Churro Funnel Cakes
Need a quick fried dough fix? This funnel cake is light and crispy on the outside and soft and pleasantly chewy on the inside. Dusted in a generous coating of cinnamon and sugar, I've mashed up two of my favorite county fair foods over at PBS Food, hit the link below for my full post and recipe. ...
Loaded Vegan Nachos
Making junk food a little bit healthier while retaining every bit of it's sinfulness has been a hobby of mine for a while now. My plant-based spinach dip and chocolate chip cookies are two that I still make to this day, and I suspect these nachos will be going on the regular rotation as well. Head
Crispy Taco Rice
One of my favorite things about food is how it's constantly evolving based on the movement of people. Tex-Mex cuisine is just one example of a new style of cooking brought about by the mingling of culinary cultures. It's brought us favorites like Chili Con Carne and Fajitas, but what happens when