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Thai Ground Beef Recipe with Mint, Carrots, and Peppers

Thai Ground Beef Recipe with Mint, Carrots, and Peppers

This easy recipe for Thai ground beef is ready in about half an hour, and super kid friendly. It’s also simple to make paleo or gluten free. There is something addicting and enchanting about the amazing blend of complex flavors in traditional Thai food. We love eating out […]

Korean Kalbi Beef Jerky Recipe for an Edible Gift

Korean Kalbi Beef Jerky Recipe for an Edible Gift

With Christmas just over two weeks away, my mind is filled with ideas for edible gifts. One of my favorite edible gifts for guys, whether for Christmas, Father’s Day, or a birthday, is homemade beef jerky. While traditional beef jerky would be made with a […]

Soy Salmon Skewers Recipe

Soy Salmon Skewers Recipe

A couple years ago, as a thank you for blogging for Hunger Action Week, I was invited to a fancy dinner hosted by United Way. I brought my sister along as my date, and we had a grand time exploring the buffet, meeting new people, […]

Asian Slaw with Beet Carrots and Kohlrabi Recipe

Asian Slaw with Beet Carrots and Kohlrabi Recipe

Kohlrabi. Just the name sounds funny, and it looks even funnier. I have to admit, I still haven’t exactly figured out a recipe that really features kohlrabi. It’s kind of like a dense bulb of leafless cabbage. It can be purple, green, or white, and […]

Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce from Scratch

Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce from Scratch

Time for a trip to the archives. I originally posted this Chinese Plum Sauce Recipe four years ago. It’s surprised me by becoming my most popular post, so I decided it was time to give the post and photos a little bit of a facelift. […]

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Slow Cooker Pork Recipe (and video!)

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Slow Cooker Pork Recipe (and video!)

Hooray! I can finally share this video and recipe with you! Back in June, my friend Jaden (Steamy Kitchen) put together an awesome day for myself and a few other special bloggers: Sandy & Paul (Reluctant Entertainer), Jenny (Picky Palate), Jessica (The Novice Chef), Lauren (Lauren’s […]

Korean Short Ribs Recipe Kalbi Beef

Korean Short Ribs Recipe Kalbi Beef

Considering how much Korean food I ate as a small child, it’s surprising that I don’t have more Korean recipes on the website yet (time to get on that!).  We lived in Korea for a few years, from when I was in preschool until the […]

Somen Salad Recipe

Somen Salad Recipe

I’ve been going through the recipe archives, looking at some of my favorite recipes and realizing that they’ve changed a bit through the years.  I’m also a much better photographer now, so every once in a while I plan to reshoot some past recipes and […]