Disclaimer: These recipes are not for the weak. I have (count ‘em!) two awesome pork recipes in store. We’re talking slow roasting, hours-on-end, oven pulled pork, with crisp-yet-succulent pork belly. That’s right. Pulled pork PLUS pork belly. Prepared in various ways and eaten for multiple meals. Used together or separately, these recipes are a meat lover’s dream.
But first, a story.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving season, let’s talk comfort food. Sure, you’ve got your macaroni and cheese, unlimited bowls of spaghetti or a nice slice of meatloaf, but when it comes to a Filipino family, chicken adobo is where it’s at.... Continue reading →
I never used to be much of a fan of tomato soup. It always looked so appetizing on commercials, but whenever I made it (read: heated from a can), it would be runny, salty and hold no flavor. That was the extent... Continue reading →
Ah, fall. The weather gets a little cooler, the leaves get a little crisper, and school is back in session. I’m not letting go of summer quite yet – although the weather may fight me on that. One of the... Continue reading →
Chicago is one of my favorite cities ever. I’m not kidding when I say my boyfriend and I make two-hour drive down from Madison nearly once a month because we can’t get enough of the city’s energy, the endless activities... Continue reading →
Hello! It has been too long since my last post. Somehow, my summer calendar has exploded with travel plans and other projects and getting into the kitchen lately has been more of a struggle. What have I been up to? (I’m... Continue reading →
Granola is one of those foods that falls into the “healthy” category, along with coconut oil and kale chips. The trap, though, lies in what’s actually included in the granola. If you’re like me, you buy the trail mix filled with... Continue reading →
The first time I had a fish taco was 2 years ago – relatively recently, I know. I always thought why use fish in a taco, when you can use meat? The benefit of these grilled fish tacos is that they are relatively... Continue reading →
Summer is just around the corner! This season has got to be my favorite time of the year; there’s something special about the sunshine, late nights and laid-back attitudes. Summer is also my favorite time for food. There are so many... Continue reading →
For me, one of the more fun parts of travel planning is discovering new restaurants to eat. Whenever I travel, it’s a point of pride for me to find at least one place where the food is fantastic. I thought it would be... Continue reading →