Archives for March 2017

Kung Pao Grilled Chicken Tacos

I’m a sucker for a spicy peanut soy sauce combination like you find in pad thai or kung pao. There’s just something about it that I can’t resist. I even whip up hamburgers every now and then with peanut butter and sriracha sauce. Most times though when you play with Asian cuisine, it’s loaded with […]

Chelo Persian Rice Pilaf (with Grilled Steak and Tomatoes)

A couple years ago, The Kid and I were invited to a party at a friend’s house and we were lucky enough that the party was catered by a Persian catering company. Yes, there really is such a thing and it was a foodie delight! There were kebabs (or are they kabobs?), koobideh, breads, and […]

Stove Top Fusilli with Meatballs

Does anyone remember that old Seinfeld episode where Kramer had Fusilli Jerry? Gah, I’m probably the only one who remembers it. I think of it every time I make fusilli pasta noodles. It’s funny the things that stick in your brain. I saw that all of the seasons of Seinfeld are on Netflix (I’m way behind […]

Low Calorie Dairy Free Instant Pot Cheese Sauce

Since The Kid has a dairy allergy, she’s never had “real” cheese. Other than the traumatic Easter incident years ago involving a trip to the ER and an epipen on the side of the road. Needless to say, since then I’ve never even played with the real thing. I have messed around with several variations […]

Brown Rice Bowl with Miso, Tofu and Egg

The Kid is big on watching documentaries and she’s seen a few on the meat industry. As a result, she’s always tossing around the idea of eating less meat. Since she has a dairy allergy, she likes to say she’s already one third vegan so taking out meat would make her two thirds of the […]