Category Archives: Cuisine

Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken

When Nathan and I don’t feel like cooking we’ll sometimes get a bag of Trader Joe’s Mandarin Orange chicken. As bagged meals go, it’s really not bad…especially if you doctor up the sauce a bit and bake the chicken a few minutes longer than specified to get it really crispy. However, after making this orangeContinue Reading

Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Homemade pizza is Nathan and I’s go-to Sunday evening meal. It’s the perfect sustenance for taking on the work week and it’s quick and easy to make…especially since we have our process down to a science. Our usual pizza is topped with red sauce, mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced onion, kalamata olives, chopped spinach, crumbled ItalianContinue Reading

Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori chicken…one of the most ubiquitous of Indian dishes and yet one that is intimidating to make at home unless you own a Tandoor, a cylindrical clay or metal oven that can reach temperatures of 900 degrees fahrenheit. However, once we got the idea in our head that we wanted to make Tandoori chicken atContinue Reading

Mushroom and Leek Galette

Mushroom and Leek Galette

We have a confession…Nathan and I will never become vegetarian nor do we have any interest in doing so. Yes, we try to buy responsibly sourced meat and fish and we limit the amount of meat that we consume but at the end of the day…we like meat. However, if we WERE to become vegetarianContinue Reading

Moo Shu Pork

Moo Shu Pork

If you’re like me, when you hear the word Moo Shu you think of the little dragon in the Disney movie Mulan and don’t know what Moo Shu pork actually is (unless you eat at more Chinese restaurants than we do.) Mu shu pork is a stir fried dish of Northern Chinese origin that becameContinue Reading