Tag | “Ginger”

Prawns on the Barbie | Australian | Week 05

G'day mates! Me mates and I just got back from a refreshing dip in the billabong with my trusty dingo! Seems...
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Salads in Jars | Canned | Week 08

Alright, alright. I know that I've taken a little creative liberty with this week's challenge. I didn't...
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Eggplant "Steaks" | One Color | Week 09

Who let the Whos out of Whoville? That's seriously how I felt while picking out the ingredients for this week's...
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Firecracker Shrimp | Spicy Food | Week 13

Bang Bang, Baby. Not only does this shrimp look like a firecracker, it will have your mouth thinking you...
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Bento Box Challenge

Well after this week's challenge, I can pretty confidently say my lunches and dinners are covered for the week. Now...
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Kung Pow Quesadillas | Fusion | Week 22

Chinese and Mexican. Arguably two of the most popular cuisines around. So naturally, when it comes to fusing flavors,...
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Chicken Biryani | Indian | Week 33

I have had a fascination with India and Nepal for my entire life - mostly because my sister is from Kathmandu (for...
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Bakso | Indonesian | Week 34

I've been on an Asian kick lately, especially with the weekly challenges consisting of Indian cuisine last week, and...
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Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls

I have a sweet spot in my heart for cinnamon rolls. In fact, I'm sort of disappointed in myself for not posting a...
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Quinoa & Chorizo Stuffed Squash | Ginger | Week 47

I've been trying to get into the habit of eating healthier lately, though baking things such as a giant ho-ho...
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Fondue Bourguignonne | Raw | Week 51

Tonight if you are looking for something that looks and sounds super fancy, just throw together some beef bourguignonne...
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Ugly Christmas Sweater Gingerbread Cookies

Santa Claus is coming to town which can only mean one thing: COOKIES!!! And not just any cookies - gingerbread cookies...
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5 Step Shrimp Rangoon

Yes, that is what you think it is. Shrimp Rangoon. "Hold your horses!" You say as you try to process what is...
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Spicy Singapore Glass Noodles

Sometimes you just crave the taste of something exotic. And for me, I guess that happens more frequently than it...
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20 Minute Meals: General Tso's Chicken

Did you know that General Tso was an actual person? Actually it was a dude named Zuo Zongtang, but because we...
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Favorite Recipes - 100th Post Special!

Believe it or not, this blog started in 2011. It was created as part of an assignment for one of my classes my...
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Sweet & Sriracha Angry Orchard Pork Chops

Back in my early blogging days, I created a simple recipe for Angry Orchard pork chops and it quickly became...
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Nepali Momos

Nepal has always held a special place in my heart, especially since that is where my sister was adopted from. I...
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Super Simple Thai Peanut Chicken

My boyfriend has been pestering me for some peanut sauce for a few weeks now, so I finally broke down and made him...
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Sweet Heat Orange Noodles

These noodles are sweet and seriously spicy - which in my opinion, is the best way to enjoy noodles. Earlier in the...
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Best Steak Stir Fry Recipe

Happy Stir Fry-day! Any day of the week can be stir fry-day, but it's especially fun to do stir fry on an actual Friday...
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Pumpkin Snicker Doodles with Cheesecake Filling

To say that I am a little excited for it to be fall would be an understatement. I live for jeans and hoodie weather, as...
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Thai Turkey Burger with Cucumber Relish

I'm always looking for new ways to dress up what I would consider an otherwise boring burger. When I found some ground...
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Spicy Orange Pepper Chicken

I'm frequently in the mood for Chinese inspired food, but often too lazy to call them myself. It's true, I'd sometimes...
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Bolin's Favorite Dumplings | Republic City | Legend of Korra Recipes

Bolin and Mako spent plenty of time on the streets of Republic City, most of their lives in fact, so they know nearly...
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Fire Nation Turkey Leg | Avatar: The Last Airbender Recipes

Zuko would have had a much easier time restoring his honor if he’s only tried serving the Fire Lord this meal for...
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Tentacle Soup | Avatar: The Last Airbender Recipes

One of the most adorable creatures in the Avatar universe has to be the pentapus, which is the five tentacled sibling...
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Cabbage Steak | Avatar: The Last Airbender Recipes

NOT MY CABBAGES!! Actually, I think this is a dish that the Cabbage Merchant would be particularly fond of,...
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Flying Bison Burgers | Earth Kingdom | Legend of Korra Recipes

Caution: Mild Legend of Korra spoilers in this post!We return to the Earth Kingdom to visit Ba Sing Se, the home of...
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Ginger Infused Twice Baked Potato | Dinner in Zaofu | Legend of Korra Recipes

While in Zaofu, Sue treats Korra to a wonderful feast that included seared elephant koi, a hibiscus root...
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Seared Elephant Koi | Zaofu | Legend of Korra Recipes

We finish our journey into the Avatar universe with a stop in Zaofu to visit Sue Beifong and her family (much to Lynn's...
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Malay Kari Udang | Coconut Prawn Curry

I love it when the weekly challenge is influenced by Indian and Thai flavors, so I was especially pumped when...
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Curried Carrot Soup | From Root to Stem Recipes

This recipe uses everything - from root to stem and everything in between! Using carrots, parsley root, and knob...
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Blue Apron Trial: Adobo Chicken

When I started my trial of Blue Apron, I resolved to follow each recipe exactly as it was written. For my second meal...
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Blue Apron Trial: Pork Mazemen

The first night of my Blue Apron trial, I decided to jump right in with the triple pork mazemen. The image made it look...
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Black Garlic Hoisin Chicken | East Asian

Last week while I was in the grocery store, I spotted something unusual that I had never seen before: black garlic. I...
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Thai Peanut Chicken Satay

I'm always trying to approve upon my past recipes. And I've definitely made peanut chicken before. This time, I decided...
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Ginger & Garlic BBQ Shrimp Kabobs

Summer might be winding down, but that doesn't mean you can't still fire up the grill! I love anything sweet and spicy,...
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Cayenne Rubbed Steaks | Backyard Grill Recipes

I have a thing for dry-rubs, especially when they use simple seasonings like salt, pepper, garlic and cayenne. Letting...
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Orange Miso Pork Chops

Miso is delicious. It adds depth to almost any dish - in fact, I recommend substituting miso paste for soy sauce in...
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Ghana Red-Red & Plantains

This week's challenge was West African - and fortunately for me, Nick spent time in Ghana several years ago and was...
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Chana Masala | Slow Cooker Recipes

Chana masala is a chickpea dish popular in Pakistani and Indian cultures. Packed with Indian spices such as tumeric,...
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Polyjuice Potion | Harry Potter Recipes

For every season, there's a reason to rewatch/reread Harry Potter. Halloween is one of the biggest celebrations at...
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Maui Wowie Pork Loin

I've never been to Hawaii so I decided to bring Hawaii to me! Slow roasted pork loin, simmered for six hours in a...
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Waffle Batter Coconut Shrimp | 15 Minute Meals

Every so often I stumble across a combination that my boyfriend can't stop talking about (and therefore requesting...
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How to Make a Test Run Turkey

Under pressure to prepare the perfect turkey for Thanksgiving? I’ve been thinking about Thanksgiving for months now,...
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Salads in Jars | Weekly Meal Prep

I love prepping my meals for the week. In one afternoon, I can ensure I'm eating great all week. I've made salads in...
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Cranberry Orange Relish

One of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving is the cranberry sauce - or relish, as I prefer it. In contrast to sauce,...
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Best Recipes of 2016 | The Starving Chef

As 2016 draws to an end, many of us turn to reflect upon our journey through the last 365 days. For me, that means...
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Classic Hors D'oeuvres

Looking for a simple dish that looks fancy AF? I discovered this easy appetizer at one of our holiday parties and...
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Chicken Tikka Masala

I'm always in the mood for Indian food. If it were up to me, I'd probably only eat Indian food. I mean, who...
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Chickpea Samosas | Gordon Ramsay Recipes

Indian cuisine is a staple in our household, so I am always looking for delicious new recipes to try. These samosas are...
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Duck à l'Orange | Valentine's Day Recipes

If you're trying to be extra romantic for Valentine's day this year, there's still time! Especially if you are like...
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Heart Shaped Shrimp Ravioli | Valentine's Day

If you're looking to up the ante this Valentine's day by treating your significant other to a homemade meal, then look...
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One Pan Sriracha Honey Shrimp & Asparagus | 20 Minute Meals

I'm always searching for easy meals that take minimal effort on my part - and well this dish checks all the marks:...
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Simple Korean Bulgogi BBQ

A few weeks back, I took advantage of the warmer weather to whip up a batch of Korean ribs on the grill. Seeing as...
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One Pot Ramen

A few weeks ago, Nick and I celebrated our five year anniversary. And to commemorate the milestone in our relationship,...
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Ginger Shrimp Spring Rolls

We've breezed right through spring here in Northeast Ohio. In less than three weeks we've gone from seven inches of...
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Black Garlic & Pineapple Beef Stir Fry

I love that black garlic is becoming more mainstream and easily accessible in your average grocery. Whenever I see...
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Thai Mango Curry

I'm always game for a delicious curry - add in some mango, and I'm on it like white on rice! For this week's challenge,...
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Caramel Apple Crisp Cheesecake

Even though it has been in the high 80s in Northeastern Ohio the last few days, I'm prepping myself for the brisk fall...
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