Tag | “Sauce”

Oxtail Stew | Offal | Week 04

Before anyone argues that oxtail isn't offal. Technically, it is. I wasn't nearly brave enough to try hearts...
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Chicken Marsala | Alcohol | Week 03 (+01)

So I have decided to (try) to complete the 52 Weeks of Cooking Challenge. (Try) being the key parenthesis in...
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Peanut Butter Cups | Chocolate | Week 07

Just because Valentine's Day is over doesn't mean you need to turn in your taste for chocolate just yet. Just...
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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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Savory Stuffed Winter Squash | House Bolton | Game of Thrones Recipes

"This isn't happening to you for a reason. Well, one reason: I enjoy it!"~Ramsay Snow If Ramsay Snow had just tried...
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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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Herb & Citrus Chicken | Herbs | Week 17

One of the many things I love about spring is the natural boost in flavor our foods can get. Sure you can grow herbs...
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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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BBQ Ranch Pasta Salad | Barbecue | Week 20

Barbecue season is upon us folks, which means we get to slather our favorite sweet stuff on pretty much everything...
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Bison Stuffed Peppers | Ground Meat | Week 21

Well people, I think I might have found my new favorite recipe: bison stuffed peppers. And yes, the bison really does...
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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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Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato (Clams in White Wine Sauce) | Portuguese | Week 24

Portuguese cuisine has a soft spot for shellfish, apparently. I've been looking for an excuse to make some easy clams...
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Mini Crab Cakes in Mango Habanero Aïoli | One Bite Foods

These crab cakes may be fun sized but they are definitely full of flavor. And you really don't need many...
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Shooter Sandwich | Picnic Foods | Week 27

Have you ever seen a sandwich so flat? Where a normal sandwich would be piled high with toppings, this sandwich happens...
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Eggs-cellent Benedict | Alton Brown | Week 28

Alton Brown is arguably the king of the home kitchen. With innovative techniques and a delivery method unlike any other...
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Swensons Galley Boy | Represent Your Region

This week's challenge is to represent your region! I had a tough time deciding what I wanted to make, because I had a...
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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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Twisted Tzatziki Gyro Pizza

Yamas! I think I've discovered the Zeus of pizzas with this incredible gyro mash-up. I've been craving tzatziki...
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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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German Rosemary & Honey Chicken | My Heritage | Week 39

When it comes to my heritage, you'd find a healthy mix of Irish-Scottish-Germanish in my blood. And with my mother's...
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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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Valentine's Day Candy Special

Since my boyfriend and I celebrated Valentine's yesterday by going to the Great Lakes Science Museum, I was allowed to...
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Red Cabbage and Radicchio Cole Slaw

Ever just craved a crunchy slaw? None of those green bits, just the good parts? Alright, I'll admit, the...
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Irish Meat and Potato Pie

It's the Luck O' the Irish. If you're not wearing something green while reading this post, pinch...
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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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Garlicky Potato Fries & Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce

These potato fries have been a staple in my cooking adventures. Being one of the first recipes I can honestly say I've...
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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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Baked Choriziti

I've been on a chorizo kick lately. With chorizo topped chicken waffles, surf 'n' turf bites,...
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Land & Sea Paella

Welcome folks to the very first READER SUGGESTION RECIPE! So what if that reader was my mom. She deserves the...
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Pesto Pork Chops

I've been growing a lot of my own herbs, and with all of the rainy and warm weather lately, there's recently been an...
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Rubeus Hagrid | Rock Cakes | Harry Potter Recipes

Rubeus Hagrid is by far one of my favorite - and also most loveable - character from the Harry Potter world. I mean,...
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Leaky Cauldron Fish & Chips | Harry Potter Recipes

Sometimes adding a touch of magic to even the most Muggle-ish of meals turns the meal into something spectacular. This...
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Kreacher's French Onion Soup | Harry Potter Recipes

If you don’t know who Kreacher is and why he is so important to the Harry Potter universe, you probably need to go...
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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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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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Spaghetti Squash with Spinach Sauce

I have made spaghetti squash many times in the past. It’s not only super cheap, but you’d be shocked by how many...
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Scallop & Broccoli Alfredo

Sometimes I like to make dishes on the fly. I had been craving some seafood Alfredo with such ferocity that I finally...
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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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Cabbage Wontons

These cabbage wontons are a super quick version if it's rolled counterpart! I really wanted egg rolls with my beef stir...
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Chipotle Ranch Mamma | Big Mama's Burritos | Copy Cat Recipe

You'd be hard pressed to find a Bobcat that hasn't eaten a Big Mamma burrito at least once during their stay at the...
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Single Serving Mini Lasagna

Sometimes you really crave lasagna, but you’re home alone and don’t want to eat lasagna by yourself for the next...
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Salmon Burgers

If you’ve ever been looking for an alternative to beef burgers, look no further than the salmon burger. It’s a...
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Cinnamon Sugar Sweet Potato Fries with Caramel Dipping Sauce

I’ve been into simplifying my recipes lately - the less ingredients and time it takes, the better! Fortunately, my...
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Cumin Shrimp & Avocado Sour Cream Dip

There are few tastes more satisfying than the refreshingly smooth taste of avocado after a bite of something spicy...
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Baked Caramel Apple Pies

It's almost caramel apple season folks, which in my opinion, is waaaay superior than pumpkin spice season, which...
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Butter Crusted Beer Bread

This is easily one of my favorite recipes. Ever since I was little and my mom bought beer bread mix from our neighbor,...
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Vacation Food Post

It's been a whirlwind couple of weeks in the Starving Chef's household but fear not, I have a pretty good excuse for...
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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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Fried Rice | 10 Minutes or Less Recipes

I've always had troubles making rice. I mean, of all the things to be bad at cooking, it has to be one of the easiest...
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Simple Chipotle Chicken Roll-Ups

Here's a simple appetizer that I can promise will be the talk of any party you are attending. Not only are they...
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Sweet Potato Pizza with Chorizo, Honey Drizzle & Goat Cheese

Potatoes on pizza is definitely not a new invention, but it's certainly a delicious one. It's hard to go wrong with...
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Turkey Fettuccine | 20 Minute Meals

Have some leftovers from Thanksgiving festivities that you are getting sick and tired of eating every night for dinner?...
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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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Bison Chili

If you can get your hands on bison, definitely stock up. Usually sold in specialty grocery stores or at a local farmers...
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Mango & Avocado Ceviche

Over the summer, Nick and some friends and I went on a Caribbean cruise. The seafood was the freshest I had ever...
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Chicken Parmesan | 20 Minute Meals

It's Monday. You're between paychecks. You've had a rough day at work and just want to eat something delicious to make...
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Spicy Orange Cranberry Relish

During the holidays, it's easy to defer to the classics. It's what you've known your whole life, so why change things...
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Simple Homemade Pizza Pockets

If only I had known how easy these things were to make in college, as if pizza in some way, shape or form wasn't...
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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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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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Spicy Chicken Roll-Ups | One Pan Meals

Sometimes less really is more. On nights where you don't want to cook (and especially don't want to clean up after...
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Green Bean & Mushroom Casserole

Tis the season for eating together with your family and friends. If you are anything like me, you love to cook but hate...
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Sous Vide BBQ Chicken Legs

Step aside crock pots, there's a new player in the cooking game: sous vide. While the method has been around...
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Spaghetti Carbonara | Fifteen Minute Meals

Everyone knows what it feels like to come back to work after an extended break, long weekend or vacation. Usually, that...
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Maple Bacon Chicken Waffles with Hollandaise Sauce | 15 Minute Meals

I could make chicken and waffles every night of the week. It's such a simple (and amazingly delicious) dish that's...
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Simple Shrimp Scampi | 15 Minute Meals

Ever have one of those nights where you just dig whatever you can find out of your refrigerator and hope for the best?...
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Bacon & Scallop Chowder

So winter decided to show up. After extended mild weather in Northen Ohio, old man winter has finally reared his ugly...
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Tandoori Chicken Naanwich | नान सैंडविच

I'm always looking for new ways to revamp the burger. Whether it's made with thai turkey or flying...
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Turkey & Quinoa Chili | Healthy Slow Cooker Meals

Chili is a relatively new favorite food of mine - mostly because it's super simple to make in a crock pot. I didn't...
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Buffalo Cheddar Stuffed Pretzel Bites | Super Bowl Food

I may not know much about football, but I know how the fans love to eat! Tailgating has always been my favorite part of...
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Spicy Seven Layer Dip | Super Bowl Food

Chips and dip is probably my biggest weakness. There are few snacks I find more satisfying than the crunch of a...
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Cheese Stuffed Pizza Pretzel | 15 Minute Meals

Pizza pretzels have become one of my favorite go-to meals during the week because it is so incredibly delicious and...
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Shrimp Po'Boy with Rémoulade Sauce | Mardi Gras Recipes

I sure do love me some Southern cooking - and with Mardi Gras right around the corner, I've been practicing the...
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Crab Rangoon Dip & Wonton Chips

We order Chinese food pretty regularly in our house - with a Chinese drive thru only a few blocks away, it's hard not...
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Crazy Easy Gumbo | Mardi Gras Recipes

My boyfriend and I are pretty much obsessed with gumbo. Anytime we see it on a menu, we get it. With Mardi Gras coming...
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Squid Tempura with Cocktail Sauce & Ponzu Mayo

Calamari is one of my favorite dishes. My boyfriend and I get it as an appetizer whenever it is available on a menu at...
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Avocado Eggs Benedict

I've been getting really into poaching lately. Don't worry, I'm not illegally hunting any animals, but I am poaching...
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Salmon Cakes | Paleo Recipes

If you've been following along, you'll know that I'm on a quest to find the perfect poach. Last week I tried it...
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Sous Vide Apple Pork Chops

Whenever the topic of cooking pork comes up, for whatever reason, the first ingredient my mind jumps to is Angry...
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Cheesy Potatoes au Gratin

I've been on the hunt for cheesy potato side dishes that can compliment any main course. Over the weekend, I...
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Braised Lamb in Figgy Red Wine Sauce | Easter Recipes

I don't often have an excuse to cook lamb. Other than some fictional feasts it's been awhile since I've...
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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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Shrimp Burgers with Horseradish Tartar Sauce

While fish fries are all the rage during Lent, eating the same fishy dishes might get a little monotonous after several...
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Brigadeiros | Brazilian Caramels

These brigadeiros are certain to be deliciouso! Brigadeiros are traditional Brazilian caramels made with just a few...
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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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Baratheon Boar Ribs | Game of Thrones Recipes

"I want the funeral feast to be the biggest the kingdom ever saw, and I want everyone to taste the boar that got me," a...
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Baked Avocado Eggs with Tomato Herb Hollandaise

I have a slight obsession with Eggs Benedict. I’ve eaten it weekly for the past few years and have come to believe...
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Healthy Chicken Wraps | Meal Prep Sundays

If you are one of those people who really hates to cook or if you are trying to save some money instead of eating out...
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Classic Soubise on Crispy Chicken | Mother Sauces

Soubise becomes a derivative from the mother béchamel sauce, simply by adding white onion and pulsing until creamy...
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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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Pork Chops & Waffles with Maple Yogurt Sauce

Some nights, you just have to eat off a waffle. If you've been following along, you know I LOVE chicken and...
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Brioche Grilled Cheese | Think Local

We're finally moved into our new home in Medina and have started to explore our town. Every Saturday on the...
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Orzo Salad

A while back I posted about my healthy chicken wraps I prepped for the week and lots of people asked about the orzo...
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Easy Bison Burgers

You don't have to know me well to know that I LOVE bison. I would say it's an unhealthy love - except that bison is...
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Campfire Succotash | Campfire Recipes

If you "camp" like I do, foraging for food is basically...not gonna happen. But I'll forage my local supermarket for...
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