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Crispy Zucchini Chips

I used to think that being pregnant meant I could eat anything I wanted, because I was going to get fat anyways. I didn’t know anything about pregnancy. I could not have been more wrong about what I could eat. Not only is there a whole list of foods that are off limits, but there’s also the guilt that comes with […]

What can you do with dry, overcooked pork?

Kill it with gravy, of course. Well that’s not your only option, but the main idea is to put the fat and liquid back into it to make it edible again. Soup is not recommended since it is hard to keep the added fat in the pork while submerged in a pot full of liquid. So  anything more along the […]

Sourdough Bread Bowls

There’s nothing better than a nice crusty bread to dip into your soup. Honestly, the bread is my favorite part. Mmm… carbs.  When you’re making bread at home, it can be easy to make bread that just falls short. I’ve followed random recipes before and ended up with bread that just tastes like salty flour. There was no depth in flavor. It’s […]

How to Build a Charcuterie and Cheese Board

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You might not know it by it’s name, but I’m sure you’ve eaten charcuterie at least once in your life. Charcuterie is just a fancy name for cured meats such as salami. It’s commonly served on a board with an assortment of cured meats and cheeses, accompanied by food pairings that go well with these items such as honey, mustard, and olives. Not […]

My Mother’s Easy Homemade Kimchi

Growing up, I was always so paranoid of going to school smelling like kimchi. It’s one of those foods that smell absolutely pungent, especially if you don’t really know what it is. Taste on the other hand, is full of flavor. It has so much flavor that it’s commonly eaten with plain white rice. It’s also full of probiotics (along side […]

Homemade Ravioli

If you happen to have a couple of hours to spare, I highly recommend making your own pasta at least once in your life, especially if you have a kitchen aid. Fresh pasta is very simple to make, and I always freeze leftover dough for next time. Once you get the hang of the basic pasta recipe, you can venture […]

Cherry Tomato Linguine

We all have that one recipe that is always a crowd pleaser. It’s the one that’s easy, yet impressive. Mine is a simple tomato sauce, but the impressive part about it is that it uses fresh tomatoes. No sugar. No blanching. No peeling. The secret is cherry tomatoes and a blender.  This pasta dish is vegetarian, but can easily be upgraded for […]

Wine Night Appetizers

My friends and I are at that age where clubs are no longer fun but we’re still looking to drink and have a good time. Our solution? Wine night. We started wine night about a year ago, pretending to be classy and googling wine and cheese pairings. HA! A year later, I still can’t tell you what to pair blue […]

Korean Dumplings (Mandu)

My mother is an excellent chef. Growing up and helping my mom in the kitchen is probably what started my obsession with food. She was very innovative, turning traditional Korean recipes into something she could call her own. Now I’m not sure how close to traditional this recipe is, but I do know that it’s GOOD. Korean food is starting […]

Pork Tamales

Homemade tamales are one of our favorite things to eat. It beats any tamale I’ve tried in any restaurant, and it can be made ahead and frozen. They make perfect microwavable snacks, and did I already mention that they’re delicious?? Many people shy away from cooking foods like tamales because they’re constantly told that it’s hard to make. IT’S NOT HARD! I […]

Homemade Bacon

  Believe it or not, making bacon at home is a lot easier that you would think. But if that’s not enough to convince you to do it, I highly suggest you take a closer look at your store bought bacon. The bacon I see at the store these days are mostly fat! there’s almost no meat on those things. […]

Bridal Shower Food Ideas

I know I know. It’s been a while since I posted. I have good excuses I swear! But I don’t want to bore you with them, so here are some pictures of the food I made for my mother-in-law’s bridal shower:   Wedding dress (mini) cupcake cake Top of the dress is lemon meringue, bottom is early grey topped with […]