Category: Culinary

Mongolian Beef

July 21st, 2020 by

Mongolian Beef did not originate in Mongolia at all…nothing about this dish is representative of Mongolia down the the ingredients. Stir-frying meat with scallions is a very common cooking method in China. While many say that Mongolian Beef is a Chinese-American dish, some argue that it is in fact a … Read more

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Miso Glaze

July 14th, 2020 by

If you are looking for a delicious and quick way to add more fish to your diet, you have to try my quick miso glaze. You can use this on anything from salmon, to white fish, to chicken, or even veggies! Fish and seafood are important parts of a well … Read more

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Collard Green Wraps

July 6th, 2020 by

When I think of collard greens, I think of a long cooking process given the toughness of their leaves. I love well prepared collard greens that have been cooking for hours filled with flavors of bacon (or turkey neck), vinegar, and even some scotch bonnets in there. Over the last … Read more

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

June 12th, 2020 by

With the world being what it is at the moment, you never really know what to expect. I’ve been trying my best to minimize contact with anyone I don’t have day to day contact with like Bryan and my co-workers, so we do the whole order online and pick up … Read more

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Summer Steak Salad

June 11th, 2020 by

I love a good salad, especially on a hot day when I want nothing more than to not turn my oven on. Now that summer is upon us, we’ll be seeing more salads in our dinner rotation as entrees.  I typically eat at least one salad a day, even if … Read more

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Pork & Shrimp Sliders

June 10th, 2020 by

Now that graduate school is completed I have more time to get back in the kitchen and work on some recipes I’ve been thinking of over the last two years. When Bryan was in law school and before I started culinary school, I had a ton of free time which … Read more

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Gluten Free London

March 23rd, 2020 by

Our honeymoon to London was my first international travel since being diagnosed with Celiac Disease and I could not have asked for a better experience. London is a celiac’s dream with many of the restaurants having gluten free options, but more surprisingly the number of 100% dedicated gluten free restaurants. … Read more

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Veggie & Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms

March 19th, 2020 by

Mushrooms are one of my favorite foods. They are nutrient packed including vitamin D, fiber, potassium, selenium, B vitamins (Riboflavin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid), copper, and Ergothioneine (montereymushroom.com).

Mushrooms are extremely versatile, I try to incorporate mushrooms into my weekly meals either by adding them to a salad, … Read more

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Beef a La Sichuan (A P. F. Chang’s Copycat Recipe)

March 18th, 2020 by

For me, comfort food is Asian food. I could eat Asian inspired meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. However, it is not always easy to find some good and safe gluten-free Asian dishes, so over the years of being gluten-free I worked on creating my own versions of some of … Read more

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Flourless Double Chocolate Cookies

December 30th, 2019 by

As I was playing around with this recipe I kept thinking to myself “you are never going to eat these!”

Why? I’m not a huge chocolate fan, unless there is peanut butter or nuts involved, but my husband is. So I decided to bake him a sweet treat for the … Read more

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