Lemon Ginger Chicken Soup with Brown Rice

I admit it. As committed as I am to the gym, the continued hot weather mixed with cold that we’ve had lately has made even me question the dedication needed to leave the house. This weekend the temps are supposed go up again here in Texas, but right now it’s chilly. Colder weather means pumpkin […]

Korean Beef Soup (AKA Bulgogi)

When I was little, I used to watch a bunch of cooking shows on PBS when I was at my grandmother’s. Do you remember any of those? I’m not even sure they still have them. One of the more fascinating ones was Yan Can Cook. Yan would fling knives around while chopping and dicing. His […]

White Turkey Chili

The other day The Kid and I went to the mall to kill some time. We wandered into Williams Sonoma which (surprise!) is one of my favorite stores. I rarely buy anything in there, but I do like to take advantage of their Nespresso demonstrations and gladly sit through a sales pitch to get my […]

Spicy Turkey Noodle Soup

The weather here lately has really sucked. It’s been freezing cold, rainy, misty, or unseasonably warm and sweaty. Gah. If it’s going to be weather like this, it should at least snow or look pretty. Nope. Just plain bleh weather. I confess I actually went out and bought a heated blanket so I could sit […]

Faux Pho – Quick Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup

As you know, I have a thing for international meals especially all things Asian. Now, I’m not great at geography so I’m not sure if Vietnam officially qualifies as Asian but it’s over there <insert wild hand gesture> somewhere. One of the Vietnamese staples of comfort food is an amazing soup called pho. It’s pronounced […]