Sadly, this next post I only have one photo. I make and come up with a lot of recipes during the course of the week. Many of which even though they are good I only make one time. It is the great recipes which I choose to blog about and make again. I was expecting this next recipeRead more
I find that lemongrass is kind of an odd thing. For being a stalk of grass I find it really strange that it carries such a citrus scent and flavor. Lemongrass is used as an herb in Asian cuisine (which is how the next recipe uses it) but also as a medicinal herb in IndiaRead more
Ok so there is no trick, only scallops. But Happy Halloween everyone!! Scallops are one of those ingredients which are a treat. I love not only eating scallops but since scallops cook quickly they make for a nice fast dinner to cook. But scallops can be expensive so I really don’t cook them allRead more
Filet Mignon/Beef Tenderloin or filet de bœuf if you are French. That tender beef that is highly praised and highly priced. It’s a treat to have filet mignon. My income, as I am sure many other people’s incomes, doesn’t allow for me to indulge in filet mignon very often. But after making this next recipeRead more
So loyal readers will remember last summer I made a crazy amount of soup recipes…at exactly the time of year you don’t actually want soup. As it just so happened the stars aligned and cookbook after cookbook I opened to find I had tagged a soup recipe. Well this summer instead of finding I hadRead more
As I have stated a bunch before I love Vietnamese food. I will also say I have had this next dish in a restaurant before and liked it…so even though this recipe was a fail for me, it could have been my technique or it could have been the actual recipe I was following.
The summer heat has finally arrived, enough to have our AC on and our friends not so casually asking to come over and use the pool (Al). “The Slanted Door” by Charles Phan is a Vietnamese cookbook and the next in line for the project. This is one of those cookbooks that tells stories alongRead more