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Chinese stir fried green beans with garlic

Chinese stir fried green beans with garlic

In my opinion, Chinese cooking takes the same amount of care and effort in preparing their vegetable dishes as they do with their meat dishes. Their most simple preparations can make vegetable dishes hold its own against any main entrée. One of my favorite side […]

Review: Heirloom Market BBQ, Atlanta

Review: Heirloom Market BBQ, Atlanta

Anyone who visits Atlanta and asks a native where the best place for BBQ is, would most likely get the answer of Heirloom Market BBQ.

Fried Tofu with Shrimp

Fried Tofu with Shrimp

I had a craving for Korean fried tofu, but I also had a craving for something a little more substantial, like that Chinese fried tofu with shrimp they serve at dim sum. Why not combine them and get the best of both worlds?

Why I had kids.

Why I had kids.

When I typed ‘why I had kids’ in the Google searchbar, I got a list of interesting results: why I wish I never had kids, I wish I aborted my kids, regret having kids, reasons why I don’t want kids, etc. None of them were […]

Georgian Garlic Chicken

Georgian Garlic Chicken

This was an extremely easy recipe that I had to share. I wanted to cook some chicken thighs, found a recipe for Georgian Garlic Chicken and adapted it so all of it could be cooked in one skillet. The garlic is pureed in a mixture […]

Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken

  We can talk about authentic Chinese food vs. American Chinese food but I’m in my mid 30s, I was born in the US, and I occasionally crave greasy, deep fried chicken covered in a sweet sauce. I won’t deny it, and I won’t say […]

Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie

I don’t know where Tamale Pie comes from, maybe the name represents something that tastes similar to tamales but that’s it. It is a casserole of ground beef, corn, beans, cheese, green peppers and cheese topped with a cornbread batter and baked. Make it and […]

Oven Braised Short Ribs

Oven Braised Short Ribs

Ever order that $20+ entrée of braised short rib on top of some root vegetable puree and a grilled or roasted vegetable side? It’s easy to make at home. I bought a pack of 6 short ribs which were pretty pricey (to me) at around […]