Tag: ginger root

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe and Figuring Out Picky Eaters

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe and Figuring Out Picky Eaters

If you’re looking for autumn in a bowl, this butternut squash soup recipe is just for you. We’ve brought it up from the archives, with a few updates, and I just have to share that my husband now happily eats squash and even lets me buy […]

A Salad That Will Make You Crave Kale!

A Salad That Will Make You Crave Kale!

This Asian kale salad recipe tosses fresh kale, peppers, and sugar snap peas, in a sweet and tangy peanut ginger dressing, for an incredible healthy side dish. WHY YOU SHOULD LOVE KALE Do you love kale? I have to admit that before moving to Washington, […]

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. […]

Turkey Potsticker Recipe and Healthy Cooking on a Tight Budget Update

Turkey Potsticker Recipe and Healthy Cooking on a Tight Budget Update

In March I posted a beef potsticker recipe as part of the United Way Hunger Challenge.  While good, it doesn’t compare to my turkey potsticker recipe.  Ground turkey just seems to have a softer texture that works well with the potsticker wrapper which is chewy […]

Easy Pho Recipe (with leftover roast goose)

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 […]

Beef Potsticker Recipe and United Way Hunger Challenge

Beef Potsticker Recipe and United Way Hunger Challenge

I was concerned that this year’s United Way Hunger Challenge was actually going to be a big challenge for me.  I’m not just cooking for Eric and I, we have two teenage boys that eat twice as much as Eric and I put together!  This […]

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Spread

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Spread

I’m a sucker for pumpkin cheesecake, it’s one of the few desserts that I have true difficulty resisting.  I don’t have a big sweet tooth but I’m quite the cheese addict and I love pumpkin recipes, put the two together and common sense goes out […]

Korean Recipe for Chicken Thighs

Korean Recipe for Chicken Thighs

Here’s the promised Korean Chicken Thigh Recipe.   The thighs take only about 5 minutes of prep time and then cook in the oven so you don’t have to stand over the stove to keep an eye on them.  One of my hapa (part Asian) […]