Soups & One Dish Meals

Mushroom Bourguignon (New Year’s Resolution #1)

Mushroom Bourguignon (New Year’s Resolution #1)

I have a bucket list of New Year’s resolutions this year. Resolution #1, “EAT MORE VEGGIES and less meat”. This is going to be EASY and I am going to be a BOSS and slay this resolution. Why? Recipes like Smitten Kitchen’s Mushroom Bourguignon, that’s […]

Good Morning Mr. Phoods (Cilantro Chutney Chicken Curry)

Good Morning Mr. Phoods (Cilantro Chutney Chicken Curry)

Good morning Mr. Phoods: The dish you are about to take-on requires that you answer the following questions.  Your answers will determine whether you should proceed with this post or not. Do you like cilantro? What does cilantro taste like to you? If you answered […]

Showstopper When You InstantPotter Some Cauliflower Soup

Showstopper When You InstantPotter Some Cauliflower Soup

Sorry if the title made you groan. But as the weather turns cooler and the days grows shorter all I can think about is soup. My perfect fall meal is a bowl of hearty soup, a chunk of warm crusty bread spread with sweet butter, […]

FALL Into One Pot Meals (Instant Pot Korean Beef Stew)

FALL Into One Pot Meals (Instant Pot Korean Beef Stew)

As summer winds down and I head to the back of my closet to pull out my sweaters and jeans. I also start yearning for comfort foods like stews and hearty soups. Over the weekend we head out to make the rounds at our favorite […]

TGI Friday: Dinner and A Movie (Picadillo)

TGI Friday: Dinner and A Movie (Picadillo)

Do you remember TBS’s Dinner and A Movie Night on Friday nights?  During each commercial break hosts Paul and Janet and their resident chef would prep and cook a dish that thematically went along with the movie being aired (prime example-Russell’s Mussels for the movie […]

Just Another Meatless Monday… Red Lentil Soup with Lemon

Just Another Meatless Monday… Red Lentil Soup with Lemon

In our effort to eat healthier we have cut back on animal proteins and upped our veggie game.  Don’t get me wrong, we still enjoy a good steak for special occasions and I am not giving up those slices of succulent pork belly in my bowl […]

Bourdain, Cinco de Mayo and Chicken Chile Verde

Bourdain, Cinco de Mayo and Chicken Chile Verde

Friday night, its Cinco de Mayo!  Time to make something yummy, kickback, relax and catch up on one of my favorite TV shows, Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown.  This episode features the Los Angeles Mexican community thus making my dinner choice easy, Chile Verde.  I am stoked. When […]

Thai Curry in a Hurry-Thanks to Instant Pot

Thai Curry in a Hurry-Thanks to Instant Pot

Have I convinced you to try an Instant Pot yet?  If not, here is the recipe that may just tip the scales in favor of that new kitchen gadget. I love curries and last week I came home after a long day at work, pulled out my […]

Instant Pot Adventures-Mushroom Risotto

Instant Pot Adventures-Mushroom Risotto

You can disregard this post if you do not have an Instant Pot. Well, you may want to do a quick read to see if it convinces you to add yet another appliance to your kitchen. After all you can never have too many kitchen gadgets. My first […]