MONGOLIAN BEEF

What, exactly, are the origins of Mongolian Beef? It’s definitely not Mongolian… In fact, in Mongolia, more often than not, meat is simply boiled and dipped in sauces–not exactly a stir-fry. Of course, everything is served with Bai Jiu, a stiff, white lightning liquor made of sorghum (usually 90 proof or higher!) that is very […]

STEAK BITES

You guys, today is my blog’s 6th birthday! 😀 How cool, huh. It’s kind of hard to believe I’ve been blogging for 6 years now. I started it with absolutely no expectations. It was truly just going to be a family blog- sharing family photos and news for friends, and then I started posting recipes […]

SKINNY BEEF AND BROCCOLI

Skinny Beef and Broccoli stir fry – skip the takeout when that craving hits! This easy and flavorful dish is healthier and way better than any restaurant version. As kind of a picky eater when I was growing up, my mom said there were only a handful of dishes that I wouldn’t turn my nose […]

Simple Homemade Sausage Patties

Assembling pork sausages is a snap and, as always, if you use best-quality ingredients, it’s hard to beat homemade. INGREDIENTS : 1 pound ground pork 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tablespoon dried sage, crumbled 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried fennel, crushed Pinch of ground nutmeg 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly […]

CHAMPINONES AL AJILLO, SPANISH GARLIC MUSHROOMS

Champinones Al Ajillo, Spanish Garlic Mushrooms is a wonderful Tapas dish, often served as party food. Its really easy and quick to make too! Champinones Al Ajillo, Spanish Garlic Mushrooms is a wonderful Tapas dish, often served as party food. Easy and quick to make and fantastic flavors. Also great as a side dish! This […]

Asian Beef with Mushrooms & Snow Peas

Asian Beef with Mushrooms & Snow Peas – delish and easy-to-make! Tender mushrooms, crisp snow peas, and thinly sliced sirloin steak strips sautéed in garlic. This delicious gluten-free recipe is my new favorite homemade Asian dish! Mushrooms go beautifully with beef, snow peas and Asian sauce. Here I’m using Tamari sauce to make a base […]

four cheese margherita pizza

This Four Cheese Margherita Pizza recipe is so easy and so delicious! Actually, this is our favorite. We pretty much only eat margarita lately and while we love a traditional this one is packed with so much flavor it’s hard to not make it. There’s something especially wonderful about how the cheeses work together. The […]