Vietnamese Ginger Chicken

Chicken

Monday night was spent indoors as the snow fell over the Northern Virginia area. Once again for dinner we looked to a recipe sent to me from Toan Thai which featured another from Helen’s Kitchen – Vietnamese Ginger Chicken. This was an easy dish to make that was full of authentic Vietnamese flavors and really […]

Peruvian Chicken on the Big Green Egg

Chicken

I don’t know about you but I just love the taste of Peruvian Chicken (Pollo a la Brasa). I did some research and crafted this recipe to make Peruvian Chicken on the Big Green Egg. In addition to the chicken recipe I will show you how to make the Green Sauce (Aji Verde)! I hope […]

Caramelized Vietnamese Beef Ribs

Beef

This post will feature a dish I created yesterday Caramelized Vietnamese Beef Ribs. I am excited to write this post and share my ongoing adventure with you as there are some twists to this tale I will reveal as the story unfolds. The dish was forwarded to me from a good friend Toan Thai who (as it just […]

Asian Sous Vide Wings

Chicken

This Super Bowl Sunday I wanted to try something different and that was Asian sous vide wings! I will walk you through the process and give some color commentary along the way 🙂

Pork Tofu Stir Fry

Pork

Our week of making stir fry dishes continues featuring this tasty Pork Tofu stir fry dish. Quick and easy this recipe is a keeper! Once again my plan to break in the Lodge Cast Iron Wok was foiled by the weather. The rain, sleet, and snow kept me inside and away from the Big Green […]

Looking for the Best Moules Marinieres

Seafood

Debbie and I love going to Mon Ami here in Reston. In addition, we adore their Moules Marinieres and will go there just to eat that dish along with a bottle of wine (or at least that is what we tell ourselves before we end up ordering a full meal). We have made mussels at home several […]

Thai Chicken Basil Stir Fry

Chicken

For this Friday Night Date night (at home) I was excited to break in my new Lodge Cast Iron Wok. Unfortunately, the sleet, freezing rain, and snow prevented me from cooking outdoors and I moved the operation inside.  On tap was a good looking recipe I found on the Food & Wine website, Thai Chicken Basil Stir Fry.

Baby Back Ribs with Gochujong BBQ Sauce

Pork

Want to spice up those baby back ribs?!?! Well try your ribs with Gochujong BBQ sauce! I have smoked ribs for years always using the 3-2-1 method. They always turn out great so I haven’t had the motivation to change… that is until I read a post from Kamado Jim about his Damn Simple, Damn Delicious […]

Rib Eye Steak with Miso Red Wine Marinade

Beef

This incredible recipe was found and adapted from an issue of Wine Spectator I received in 2014. The marinade is fantastic and really adds a new dimension to Rib Eye steaks. The Mushroom Panzanella was a great side dish for this delicious grilled steak! I paired this wonderful meal with a nice Malbec. Enjoy this interpretation of Rib […]