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Category: Recipes

Rose Shaped Gyoza

Rose Shaped Gyoza

Step by step photos on how to fold rose shaped gyoza. They are easier than making pleated dumplings, but will make you look like a professional chef.

Kung Pao Tofu

Kung Pao Tofu

I go meatless whenever I run out of meat in my fridge, which has been pretty frequently nowadays. Now that my kids are out of the house and in school, I have ample time to finish an endless to do list I’ve written because I […]

Bean Burrito Bowls

Bean Burrito Bowls

For all the recipes I have, I’m a pretty lazy individual. And at least once a week my family enjoys beans and rice because I forgot to defrost meat, or go to the grocery store. We started with plain old black beans and rice for […]

Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Roast Pork)

Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Roast Pork)

Char Siu (BBQ roast pork) is such an easy dish to make and can be eaten on its own with a side of veggies and rice, or it can be sliced up and used in noodle dishes, BBQ pork buns, or a variety of dishes. […]

Beef Ragu with Pappardelle Pasta

Beef Ragu with Pappardelle Pasta

I’ve meant to make this dish for years now, but since we live in Georgia, and Georgia’s quite hot, I can’t bring myself to have the stove on for 5 hours simmering a sauce. Now that it was a crisp 50 degrees this morning, I […]

Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake

Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake

Sometimes I still forget I have a food blog then bake an entire bundt cake without photographing the process. I apologize for that but here is the recipe in case you’re really good at visualizing the steps. I mean, most recipes don’t have step by […]

Bok Choy and Shiitake Stir Fry

Bok Choy and Shiitake Stir Fry

I’ve always been hesitant to document what I think are unworthy recipes because if I didn’t take hours to prepare it, it may not look good enough to you. That logic hasn’t really worked for me yet. I’ve noticed that some recipes are extremely popular […]

Yellow Curry Chicken and Potatoes

Yellow Curry Chicken and Potatoes

My firstborn is very…for a lack of a better word, picky. I would like her to eat more variety. Over the past year or so, she has finally developed an adventurous side, and has been able to handle more and more spice so I get […]