I love pho.
Really I love all Vietnamese food, and I'll devour a plate of spring rolls and fried rice and grilled meat quite happily if it is put in front of me.
But I love pho the best.
When I first started really trying to learn how to cook Asian dishes I bought myself a Vietnamese cookbook and I made chicken pho once.
While the soup I made turned out warm and delicious and filling, it was also incredibly time consuming and complicated to make. I found the whole process rather stressful as I was sure I was going to miss one [...]
There's just something about having family in town that makes me want to cook. Call me crazy (you wouldn't be the first) but feeding a large group (at least half a dozen adults and two kids going through a picky phase) of people whose opinions actually matter to me seems like an excellent challenge. AND an excellent opportunity to try out some more recipes from Pinterest!
Last week for Family Dinner I made gyoza, Teriyaki chicken, and chicken fried rice. I pulled gyoza (or potstickers if that name works better for you) and Teriyaki chicken recipes from Pinterest and used my [...]
It's National Hot Dog Month and what better way to celebrate than by making (and eating) hot dogs! I scoured the Pinterest boards trying to find the tastiest looking hot dog recipes out there. I've always been a ketchup-onions-relish kind of girl myself, but I'm pretty open-minded and it was fun seeing just how many dozens of recipes for hot dogs exist.
I actually picked two that looked interesting and delicious, but only ended up making one. Hey, it was the Fourth of July and I was drinking fun ‘lady' beers (Mike's Hard Lemonade) and watching RoboCop 3 (yes, seriously, I [...]