When I make pasta for dinner at home, I have a tendency, like many people I think, to make tomato, cream, or tomato-cream pasta sauces. I’m not sure why this is. I guess I just like tomato-based sauces. Marinara sauce, meat sauce, vodka sauce (a tomato-cream sauce), etc. I love cream sauce, but I [...]
I have a confession.
Stir-fries make me a little nervous.
Why you ask?
All that heat! You have to cook everything very quickly, and at a really really high temperature. The result?
smoke detector going off,
At least, that’s pretty much how it goes in my head.
In reality [...]
I’m on a roll with the pumpkin recipes this season.
I’ve made some yearly favorites (pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin French toast, etc.), and I’ve also made some new favorites, namely pumpkin lasagna and pumpkin flan. I’m saving my pumpkin cheesecake for either Thanksgiving or Christmas, but I [...]
Since moving to Texas [cue crashing lighting and horses neighing alla Frau Blücher] , Hisa and I have discovered a great lunch place: La Madeleine French Cafe. It’s a chain cafe, but has great food. My only complaint is that they’re always so loud, but, I dunno, maybe they’re going for authentic busy French bistro [...]
I think I mentioned recently how I’ve been on a big Asian food kick recently. I always love Asian food, but I’ve been fixing it multiple times in a week recently.
One thing I recently discovered that I’ve fallen in love with, is vermicelli bowls. They have them at Vietnamese Pho restaurants, and if you’ve [...]