Udon Bowl with Ground Pork and Bok Choy

Toothsome homemade udon noodles tossed with ground pork and baby bok choy to create a filling, spicy udon bowl you can't resist!

It’s no secret that I LOVE udon noodles. Like LOVE love them. It doesn’t matter if they are in a delicious miso broth with baby bok choy or surrounded by a creamy sauce made from spicy chorizo and coconut milk, udon is my go-to comfort food.  I’ve taken my homemade udon noodles and created another dreamRead more

Grilled Fish Tacos

Summer isn't gone yet! Break out the grill one last time for these delicious and quick grilled fish tacos!

Summer has refused to leave here in the North East, which means my grill is still getting a lot of use such as grilling fish for healthy grilled fish tacos.  A quick seasoning made from things like cumin, garlic powder and ground chipotle is first whisked together before being liberally sprinkled onto tilapia filets. ThenRead more

Spicy Asian Plum Sauce

Sweet and spicy, Asian plum sauce is terrific with pot stickers, egg rolls or even as a glaze for roasted chicken!

Visions of Asian Plum Sauce and pot stickers have been dancing though my head the past week. Why? Because it’s everything you could possibly ask for in one bite. A sweet, spicy sauce that works well with so many things. I enjoy it along side some chicken and mushroom pot stickers, but I beg youRead more

General Tso’s Chicken (Plus a Vegan Version!)

Better than take-out General Tso's Chicken??? You Bet! Crispy chicken thighs in a flavor packed, slightly spicy, not overly sweet sauce. Why call the Chinese place when you can create a much better version for yourself at home!

General Tso’s Chicken is probably the most popular Chinese Take-Out recipe. Bite sized pieces of chicken are fried to a crisp perfection before being covered in a thick, syrupy sauce. Then all you do is add in a couple of pieces of broccoli and you almost have a complete meal.  But it isn’t quite theRead more

Spicy Thai Peanut Soba Noodles with Chicken

Spicy and creamy, Thai Peanut soba noodles are as easy to make as they are addictive!

Spicy Thai peanut soba noodles!  You heard me right. These creamy, spicy, delectable noodles are so gosh darn addicting, I could eat them several times a week. The best part? They are super easy to make. Just a handful of ingredients, a very short cooking time and boom! Noodles are on the table! Even better,Read 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

Thai Curry Soup

Thai Curry Soup: A spicy, aromatic, warming, delicious soup that heals what ails you. Full of chilies, garlic and ginger, it gives the 'Man Flu' a one, two punch!

Spicy. Aromatic. Warming. Delicious. This version of Thai Curry Soup will heal what ails you.  It’s spring time in the North East. Finally. Winter has appeared to let go, at least this week, however we have entered the rainy season. Everything is damp. There is still a chill in the air and then it happens….Read more