Low Calorie Mongolian Chicken

Back in the day, The Kid and I would go to Pei Wei allllll the time. It’s still one of her favorite places. We love sitting at the counter so we can watch the frenzied wok cooking. How do they do that?! It’s always busy, flames shooting, ladles whirling. If I had to work that […]

Four Minute Microwave Caramel Sauce

Have you ever been to Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory? They have those massive apples on a stick, dipped in caramel, rolled in cookies, drizzled in chocolate. All kinds of coatings. The Kid likes to go and look at them, and we each pick the one we’d get… if she could have caramel, white chocolate and […]

Spicy Asian Soup

I love the speed and lack of effort involved in making soup. You can pretty much start with the basics of broth, veggies and spices and end up with some amazing creations like my Kitchen Sink Soup. I’ve also made Homemade Ramen before with success. This recipe is one that didn’t even start as a […]

Oatmeal Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

Have you smelled the delightful smell of fresh baked bread? The kind that permeates your house, not just the kitchen. The kind that turns even the most patient into someone with the least amount of patience and borderline enrages you while you wait until it’s cool enough to slice. I made this bread this past […]

Creamy Mushroom Cauliflower Risotto

One of the best inventions is cauliflower “rice”. I’ve used it before in fried rice and it turned out really well. It’s easy enough to make on your own by using a food processor or even just finely chopping it by hand. They also now sell it pre-riced in bags at the grocery store. Is that […]