Thai Basil Chicken

Thai Basil Chicken

Every year for the past three years, a meat cleaver has been on both my birthday and Christmas lists. I’m pretty sure people think I’m joking about wanting a meat cleaver. I AM SO SERIOUS. I also would like to submit this recipe as evidence that I would actually use a meat cleaver. (Please reiterate […]

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Turkey Lettuce Wraps

30 Minute Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce wraps! I love lettuce wraps. LOVE THEM. They’ve got that tacoesque feel when eating (fun, laid-back, also maybe a little upscale), but are filled with gingery, sweet, tangy, crunchy goodness! Lettuce wraps also allow me to get my water chestnut fill without Husband knowing. I could eat water chestnuts straight out of the can. […]

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One-Pan Asian Noodles

Upon first forkful of these noodles, Husband declared, “these taste like takeout!” Hedging any possible offense by comparing my home cooking to that of a takeout-style joint, he quickly added, “and I mean that as a compliment!” But no disclaimer needed, Husband. Tasting like takeout is the gold standard of homemade Asian food to me. […]

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Pineapple Fried Rice

First things first, I should warn you – this is a meal that will make you get upset with yourself for getting full. It is so good that I never want to stop eating it. Second of all, I have a question for you: Have you ever been exposed for not knowing something that everyone […]

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Cold Asian Noodles in Easy Peanut Sauce

These noodles! I cannot get enough of them. They’re sort of an Asian-style pasta salad. And the sauce is just four ingredients that I am willing to bet you have in your pantry right now. So simple to make. And so, so satisfying. These make for a crowd-pleasing side dish on their own, or add […]

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Slow Cooker Ginger-Soy Pork

Every year when summer comes to an end and the weather starts to cool off, I find myself in a serious state of food indecision: I’m ready to eat and make more comfort-food meals, but not quite ready to give up the freshness of summer, and also feeling like it’s too soon to dive head-first […]

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