beef

Chinese Meatball Recipe

Chinese Meatball Recipe

There are so many times that I pull a package of ground beef out of the freezer and wonder, “How am I going to do something new and exciting with this?”  Since we buy a part of a cow, we end up with about 50…

Asian Burger Recipe

Umami.  Say it with me…Oo-mom-ee.  That’s right, the oh so desirable savory taste that needed it’s own Umami International Symposium in Hawaii to ensure it’s recognition as one of the basic tastes.  Once the subject of controversy, it’s now widely accepted and is available in…

Korean Recipe: Bibimbap

Bibimbap, Bibimbap!  I just love saying it!  Go ahead, try it out.  Say it Bee Bim Bop.  Isn’t it fun?  But more than fun to say, bibimbap is fun to eat, and even good for you!  It’s a signature Korean dish consisting of rice, an…

Easy Pho Recipe (with leftover roast goose)

I think that the best part of the roast goose I posted last week was the easy Vietnamese soup I made with the leftovers.  A subtle mix of sweet, sour, salty, savory and spicy make the soup broth irresistable.  The soup not only used up…

Perfect Pan Fried Steak

They say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.  If that’s the case, then I think one of the easiest ways to show your man how much you love him is a perfect steak.  That’s why I often make Eric steak…

Rosemary Garlic Steak Marinade with Oregano Garlic Butter

Rosemary Garlic Steak Marinade with Oregano Garlic Butter

“I think we should grill today,” Eric said, looking outside at the robin’s egg sky with fluffy marshmallow clouds.  I wasn’t sure I trusted that sky because over the past week it was filled with a beautiful sun that was deceptively cold then would shock…

Beef Asian Lettuce Cups

Beef Asian Lettuce Cups

I had some ground beef to use up the other day, but wanted a light lunch that wouldn’t make us feel stuffed.  I decided to make lettuce cups, a treat my friend’s mother used to make for us when I’d come over.  My friend’s mom…

Chanterelle Sirloin Pasta

Chanterelle Sirloin Pasta

Growing up I thought that mushroom meant those little white button mushrooms that you buy in a blue styrofoam container.  But eventually I discovered the world of mushrooms, and what a wonderful world it is!  Mushrooms vary in texture and flavor, and one of my…