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Bulgogi

Bulgogi

I had a craving for nachos, but not just any nachos. Korean nachos. But before I could make Korean nachos, I would need to make some bulgogi for it. And I would also need to make nacho cheese. But that’s in another post. Right now […]

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 […]

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 […]

Quick and Easy Chicken Confit

Quick and Easy Chicken Confit

  Even though the process of cooking something in ‘confit’, or immersed in oil, was generally done in the old days for preserving meat without refrigeration, the result was fall off the bone so delicious that it is still a popular method of cooking these […]

Gyro Meat

Gyro Meat

For this gyro meat recipe, you can use 2 lbs. of ground lamb instead of the 1 lb. beef + 1 lb. lamb combination if you want. I was trying to save money since a pound of ground lamb was 6.99 at the store, vs. […]

Popcorn Chicken with Basil and Sage leaves

Popcorn Chicken with Basil and Sage leaves

My apologies for not including step by step photos. But I figured a recipe post with 2 photos is better than no recipe post at all. A couple weeks ago I had tried popcorn chicken with basil from a bubble tea café in San Jose, […]

Jack@$$ Sandwich.

Jack@$$ Sandwich.

As my husband and I work, we talk online throughout the day. We’re not texters. And I’m not a phone person. Phones should exist in order to call 911 or to tell your significant other to pick up milk at the store on the way […]

Grilled Lime Chipotle Pork Chops with Nectarine Salsa.

Grilled Lime Chipotle Pork Chops with Nectarine Salsa.

These pork chops are marinated in Saucy Mama Lime Chipotle sauce, then grilled, and topped with fresh nectarine salsa. This is my third entry for the Saucy Mama contest.  And since the entries are limitless per contestant, I will keep cooking until I can cook […]