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Halibut Grilled Collar

Halibut Grilled Collar

Ask any chef and they will tout the pleasures of peasant foods and describe them as elegant in their simplicity. Peasant foods tend to utilize inexpensive or tougher cuts of meat, offal, and animal parts that may be otherwise wasted. Foods with humble origins like, […]

Baked Mussels – Cozze alla Romana

Baked Mussels – Cozze alla Romana

Shellfish harvests vary depending upon what region of the world you’re in.  A common tale is that shellfish such as oysters, mussels and clams should only be eaten in month’s ending in the letter “R”.  I’m not sure how true that is, but it’s a […]

White bean and barley chicken soup

White bean and barley chicken soup

It’s chilly outside here in Virginia. The fall season is upon us. Now, is the time to make things that are warming inside. For me that’s soup! Whenever we have leftover rotisserie chicken I save the bones and make chicken broth or stock. To me […]

Sardines Toast

Sardines Toast

This recipe for sardines toast was exciting and scary to me at first.  I’d never had canned sardines before. When I was child I loved tuna fish.  When I say love, I mean like LOVE tuna fish, and not like the occasional tuna fish sandwich […]

Indian Butter Chicken over Spiced Rice

Indian Butter Chicken over Spiced Rice

Whew!  What a week! Yesterday, was a pretty good day, and it started like most mornings do lately, and that was driving in traffic thinking about the blog.  Being able to sit back down at my computer and spend time working on this has been […]

Grilled Summer Salad

Grilled Summer Salad

Ripe peaches with honey and cottage cheese?  Yes please! Now put it on some lettuce and it becomes so much more.  It’s now lunch!  A sweet decadent lunch! Well, that’s what I was thinking when I made this.  How can I make this more than […]

Spicy Baked Tofu Bites

Spicy Baked Tofu Bites

I’m crazy for these little baked pieces of tofu.  Really, I am. I really enjoy them in salads, as a snack, or eaten with rice and kimchi. I’m half Korean, so I love me some kimchi.  It’s a delicious fermentate cabbage mixed with red pepper and […]

Ginger Pork Dumplings with Apple Soy Dipping Sauce

Pan fried with a golden crust, then lightly steamed these ginger pork dumplings are how dumplings should be. While most people seem to really like the dumplings at Chinese Restaurants I try not to think too much about what all is in them.  Honestly, I […]

Chickpea Avocado Quinoa Power Bowl

Chickpea Avocado Quinoa Power Bowl

Toasted chickpeas with all the healthy spices that I love, plant-based protein, and creamy avocado?  Yes, please!  Plus, it’s healthy?  Shut the front door! I love that how the chickpeas taste once they’re toasty with spices.  I was feeling a tad bit exotic so I […]

Cheddar Garlic Biscuits

Cheddar Garlic Biscuits

So, have you ever had the biscuits from Red Lobster.  You know, the cheesy garlicy biscuits that come to the table that no one has enough will power to resist? Well, brace yourself!  Here is a copycat recipe for these bad boys that my mother-in-law […]

Shanghai Lumpia (Filipino egg rolls)

Shanghai Lumpia (Filipino egg rolls)

These little dumplings pack a lot of crunch! I made these because I love them. My brother-in-law is Filipino and at every get together his family brings these.  I’m not kidding when I say they fly off the plate, and they don’t just bring a […]

Shortcake with berries and whipped cream

Shortcake with berries and whipped cream

When I set out to make shortcakes I had two things in mind. First, they’d have to be much more than a sweet biscuit. Secondly, I’d want to serve them to my parents. While it doesn’t sound like a very intimidating list now, at the […]

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Best. Carrot Cake… Ever! If you’re like me you’re probable see that and think, “Yeah, sure? I’ll be the judge of that!.” Please oh please make this and judge! This cake is so ridiculously delicious that I want to take every other regular carrot cake […]

Summer Fresh Blueberry Pie

Summer Fresh Blueberry Pie

Holy cow!  I’m amazed at how gorgeous this pie turned out! Seriously?  Did you see the pictures? In case you were wondering I’m patting myself on my back right now. I originally made this pie a little while ago for my neighbor’s little boy.  I […]

Cucumber, Tomato & Avocado Salad with a Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette

If it wasn’t for the avocados turning brown and getting mushy I’d make a gallon of this at a time then load it into a horse feeding bag and go to town till I was either sick or it was gone. Yep, it’s that good. […]

Classic Marinara Sauce

Classic Marinara Sauce

My favorite things are simple.  Aren’t simple things the best? After-all shouldn’t we master and appreciate the basics before we think we can graduate to more complex cooking methods, techniques, and ingredients? I believe that things don’t need to be frou-frou to be great!  Don’t […]

Korean Zucchini & Scallion Pancake – Pajeon

Korean Zucchini & Scallion Pancake – Pajeon

How to make Korean Zucchini & Scallion pancake – Pajeon from Kimie Weldon Bowser on Vimeo. Pajeon is a Korean pancake that is a very popular appetizer.  There are many variations including ones filled with scallops, shrimp, just scallions, or a mixture.  Since zucchini and scallions […]

Sweet Potato & Sausage Hash

Sweet Potato & Sausage Hash

Sometimes I just need a really good hash in my life! This recipe was done before I embraced the somewhat vegan diet that I have adopted to my life. Although, I may no longer eat sausage that’s not a reason for Emery or the rest […]