Thai Red Curry Shrimp

I’ve made this a few times this summer. The shrimp cook up deliciously, and the whole meal is pretty fast and filling. Its pretty spicy, so you might want to use less curry paste if you don’t like your food very hot. 2 T oil 2.5 t. minced garlic 1 t. minced ginger 2 T […]

Pasta with Lemon, Goat Cheese and Fried Capers

I don’t even know what to say about this other than that it was absolutely phenomenal. The goat cheese and lemon add a nice zippiness to it, and its light enough to enjoy on a hot day without making you feel sick. Its 95 and humid today, and we just had it for dinner with […]

Yummy Salad

Sorry I’ve been slacking lately. Work has been really busy, so I’ve fallen int oa rut of cooking things I’ve made before instead of trying new ideas. I had this salad for dinner tonihgt though and it was really good for the hot weather. Marinate a tuna steak in a little soy sauce, some garlic, […]

Pineapple Fried Rice with Tofu

The fist time I ate this it was an accident- someone at work ordered it for someone else who ended up not wanting lunch. Me, being me, decided to eat some. I was a little skeptical, since I’m not normally ah uge fan of tofu, but this stuff is SO good. I’ve since ordered it […]

Deconstructed Tamales

I love tamales. A lot. But since all the recipes I’ve seen for them require about 2 full days of cooking, I’ve never made them. I decided to pay around a bit with the idea. My favorite mexican place makes they’re pork tamales with a mole sauce, so I decided to make the filling like […]

Sopapilla Ice Cream

Yes, you read that right. Honey frozen custard with a dolce de leche swirl and sopapilla bits. I was a bad girl this weekend. This is definitely not healthy, but it sure is delicious. So delicious that we’re already out and I had to promise to make more tomorrow. I’ll post how I made it, […]