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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 search bar, 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 […]

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 authentic […]

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+ entree 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 […]

Cantonese Pan Fried Noodles

Cantonese Pan Fried Noodles

Cantonese style pan fried egg noodles topped with minced pork and mushrooms in a rich tasting, broth based sauce.

Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs

Ever since we found a school that would finally admit my 4 year old into Pre-K, two days ago, I found myself having a little bit more time on my hands with just one kid to take care of all day. Bon bons and soap […]