Bulgogi (Korean Beef)

Bulgogi is one of my favorite Korean dishes. It takes seconds to prepare and everyone that I have made if for enjoys it tremendously. Even my mother, who is a notoriously picky eater will chow down on what she affectionately calls Bull-Doggy!  My kids love it too which is always win. The beef is superRead more

Mushroom Steak Seasoning

Umami is where it’s at! You won’t come up short on flavor when using this mushroom steak seasoning on grilled beef or even chicken!

Mushroom steak seasoning has become a staple in my spice drawer.  I mean what goes better than steak and mushrooms right? Not much! This seasoning utilizes dried mushrooms. In my case, the woody stems from shiitake mushrooms that are often tossed. (Yes I have a thing about tossing food!) Shiitakes are one of my favoritesRead more

Homemade Chinese Dumplings

The best ever homemade Chinese dumplings are easier to make than you might expect. Great recipe to double and freeze so you always have them on hand!

If I could only eat a few things for the rest of my life, homemade Chinese dumplings would be at the top of that list, but that wasn’t always the case.  I had the fortune to spend some time with an amazing Chinese woman. Our husbands work together and I happen to meet her whenRead more

Crock-pot Short Rib Burrito Bowls

Smokey, spicy and delicious, these melt in your mouth short ribs are perfect to come home to after a long day at work.

I love my crock-pot. It has made some of the most delicious meals and is perfect for so many things. I’ve used it to keep chocolate warm while making candies, made an incredible queso and cooked countless meals for nights I’ve worked, or days where I knew I wouldn’t be home to make something hotRead more