Tag | “Water”

Crème Brûlée for One | Dairy | Week 02

Thus begins the 52 Weeks of Cooking Challenge. Or for when you remember suddenly, while craving...
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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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Pentoshi Mushrooms & Orzo | Game of Thrones Recipes

"I will not come to Pentos, bowl in hand." ~ Daenarys Targaryon, A Storm of Swords Oh but you will. Khaleesi...
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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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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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Squashed Potatoes | My First Foods | Week 25

Once the potatoes are fork tender, drain then place into a large stand mixer bowl.When I was a kid, I was a picky...
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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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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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Chorizo con Papas y Huevos (en una sartén) | Mexican | Week 38

Hola amigos! Today was one of those mornings where I just didn't want to cook anything complicated, and I especially...
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Giant Hostess Ho Ho Cake | Fauxstess | Week 46

Why yes, that is a giant Ho Ho cake. With this week's challenge being "faux-stess" (or DIY Hostess...
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Brie & Date Stuffed Mushrooms | Stuffed | Week 48

Brie is by far my favorite type of cheese. Its tangy nuttiness blends perfectly with anything and everything, from...
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Two-Step Tubers: Mashed Purple Potatoes

Please do not adjust your monitor. These potatoes ARE purple. And they are freaking DELICIOUS. I mean, if you...
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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 yourself. With...
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Perfect Paprika Potatoes

These tasty tubers are so easy, you'll never want to eat anyone else's home fries but your own. In fact, I'm...
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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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Empanadas de Pollo

Empanadas son la vida. Empanadas son el amor. How do you like my high school level Spanish? Pretty great, right?...
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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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Mediterranean Asparagus Orzo Salad

It's asparagus season baby. Which means it's good in everything. Here's an orzo salad that's amazing served hot or...
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Loaded Baked Potato Salad

One of my favorite things about teaching myself how to cook, is teaching myself how to cook all of the foods I...
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Guacamole Wontons - Food Fusion!

Guacamole wontons. I'll just let that sink in for a minute. Yes, they are everything you can imagine - and...
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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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Oven Baked Corn on the Cob

Here's a recipe so simple, I only needed to take 4 pictures.Forget boiling hot water on the stove for overcooked corn...
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Mini Red, White & Blue American Pies

When it comes to traditionally American food, pies are certainly at the top of the list - probably right...
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Single Serving Chicken Pot Pies with Puff Pastry

I enjoy chicken pot pie, but I don't want to eat it every day for a week straight. That's why this single serving (or...
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Sirius Black | Tropical Fruit Cake | Harry Potter Recipes

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was easily my favorite Harry Potter book, and it mostly had to do entirely...
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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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Bangers & Mash | Weasley Family Breakfast | Harry Potter Recipes

If there is one thing from the Harry Potter universe that I would give anything to try (except for, you know, doing...
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Pumpkin Pasties | Hogwart's Express | Harry Potter Recipes

Anything off the trolley, dears? Harry Potter week in the Starving Chef's kitchen continues with some...
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Rainbow Rind Jell-O Shots

Sure people say “Taste the Rainbow” but rarely will you hear someone say “Get Drunk Off the Rainbow.” Well...
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Pizza Stone Naan

If there is one thing I could probably eat for the rest of my life and never get sick of, it would be naan. Little...
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Mint Chutney

If you've ever dined in an Indian restaurant, then you'll be familiar with this simple mint chutney served alongside...
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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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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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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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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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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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Polka Dot Cookies | Flooding Technique

Before anyone freaks out: I’m NOT pregnant! But my sister is, and that’s close enough for me.My mom and dad are...
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Thanksgiving Pot Pie

I've been practicing for Thanksgiving and it's been a ton of fun. No wonder my favorite holidays revolve...
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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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OHIO Bobcat Broccoli Salad

Across the nation, from Massachusetts, where the idea of the greatest university was first conceived at the most...
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Whole Baked Fish | Republic City | Legend of Korra Recipes

Growing Avatars must remain well fed. When Korra first arrives in Republic City, she realizes she doesn't have any...
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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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Aang Rolls | Earth Kingdom | Legend of Korra Recipes

As we continue our journey through the Avatar universe, we find ourselves with the ever so important, however...
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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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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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Peanut Butter and Banana Dog Treats

Here's a recipe for your pet! Starring the one and only: Theo Burrito. These simple doggy treats are made with...
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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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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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Choux à la Crème | Valentine's Day Recipes

Has anyone else been binging on the Great British Bake Off now that it's steaming on Netflix? Well if you aren't, then...
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Black Bottom Cupcakes | Valentine's Day Recipes

Did you know there is an official day designated for cream cheese brownies? It's true! February 10th marks the day of...
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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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Peanut Butter & Jelly Cookie Bars

For this quick recipe, I made a simple peanut butter cookie crust then topped it with a peanut butter buttercream...
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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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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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The Red Woman's Trifle | Game of Thrones Recipes

Winter is Coming. In just one week, we will learn the fate of some of our most beloved characters. One character we can...
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Direwolf Bread | Game of Thrones Recipes

Game of Thrones week continues here in the Starving Chef's kitchen - tonight we return to the Inn at the Crossroads to...
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Pigeon Pie from King's Landing | Game of Thrones Recipes

Pigeon Pie is a staple of many of the kingdoms mentioned in Game of Thrones. It was even served at King Joffery’s...
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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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Easy Homemade Marshmallows

Lets talk about marshmallows. Somehow, I have been misled to believe that making homemade marshmallows was difficult -...
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Acid Pops | Harry Potter Recipes

No Harry Potter themed party should be without acid pops! If you can't make it to Honeydukes in Hogsmeade, you can make...
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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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Pancake Tacos

Pancakes as tacos!? What will they think of next? That's right, pancake tacos are actually the perfect way to...
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Salmon Eggs Benedict

Alright. We all know I have a thing for Eggs Benedict. And whenever I get a chance, I like to put my own twist on...
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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Okay folks, here it is. Few recipes are requested as much as this one is. I made buffalo chicken dip ONCE in...
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Ultimate Seven Layer Dip

It's football season (apparently), and while I may not care much about the sport, I certainly get pumped up about...
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S'mores Bars

I live for ooey-gooey s'mores. The messier, the better! While I love roasting marshmallows over an open...
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Gravlax & Hovmästarsås Croustades

Every week, I participate in a weekly recipe challenge. Recently the theme was Nordic, which was extremely interesting...
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Pokemon GO Cupcakes

Whether or not you've been caught up in the Pokemon craze gripping the world over the last few months, there's no...
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Simple Mushroom Miso Soup

Some nights, when I'm in the mood for something simple and delicious, I'll reach for my Minute Miso. It's customizable...
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Sausage Stuffed Portabello Mushroom | Chopped at Home Challenge

"Ladies and gentlemen, it's time for the Chopped at Home Challenge! Please open your...
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One Pot New England Clam Chowder

What's better than hunkering down on a cold night with a big bowl of creamy, hardy, delicious chowder? Especially one...
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Sous Vide Pork Chops & Butter Spinach

I'm a sucker for all things sous vide, but if there's one thing I never want to cook the traditional way again in...
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Caramel Apple Tarts

Fall is almost upon us, which means it's time to break out the sweatshirts and jeans, watch the leaves change colors...
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Low Country Boil

Tis the season for country boils. Country boils are essentially giant pots of water seasoned...
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Zombie Meatloaf & Intestine Noodles | Halloween Recipes

As soon as October hits, my kitchen goes into Halloween mode. The spookier I can make my food, the better. With the...
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Margarita Pizza with Homemade Pizza Sauce

So I've been catching up on posting my weekly challenge recipes - don't get me wrong, I've completed every week on...
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Simple Homemade Pepper Jelly

It is sadly the end of the gardening season, so a few weekends ago, I dismantled my garden and reaped a nice...
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Apple Pecan & Honey Sticky Rolls

Some nights when I'm craving something sweet, I'll raid my fridge to find basically anything I can bake together to...
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Serial Killer Cookies

Just like Jeffery Dahmer, you won't be able to eat just one.I'm obsessed with serial killers. I'm addicted to...
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Healthy Turkey Chili

This might be my new favorite chili! Packed with super foods like butternut squash, quinoa, black beans and tomatoes,...
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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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Easy Chicken Salad

The days (and sometimes weeks) following a major holiday, the last thing I want to do is continue to cook...
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Turkey Bone Broth Soup

I'm finally catching up on all the food that I made over Thanksgiving. It's hard to blog and cook for a crowd...
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