Homemade Nilla Wafers

Nilla wafers are most often used in banana pudding, which is probably the most delicious way to use them. I have a great banana pudding recipe I will share in the future, but this recipe is a fun one for making just your own homemade vanilla wafer cookies. It is a pretty quick and easyContinue reading “Homemade Nilla Wafers”

Crispy Chili Chicken, Spam Fried Rice, and Soy Ginger Potatoes

This sounds like a lot of food, I know, but my oldest just got home from college for the summer, and he’s making up for lost time. This chicken recipe is based on one from Milk Street. The crispy fried chicken pieces are topped with Sichuan chili oil, salty sugary Sichuan peppercorn topping, and freshContinue reading “Crispy Chili Chicken, Spam Fried Rice, and Soy Ginger Potatoes”

White Chicken Chili with Pan Seared Asparagus

This is new recipe I am trying for white chicken chili that I adapted from Pinch of Yum (link at the bottom). Love her site! It’s different than other chicken chili recipes I’ve made before because it has bacon in it! We love bacon, so this is a plus. I modified the recipe and didContinue reading “White Chicken Chili with Pan Seared Asparagus”

Breakfast Tacos with Guacamole and Parmesan Roasted Vegetables

I have mentioned before that I like to make breakfast for dinner, and I think I do it now more than ever, because my chickens lay so many eggs and I’m always looking for ways to make use of them. I love breakfast tacos. They are so versatile (you can pretty much throw anything inContinue reading “Breakfast Tacos with Guacamole and Parmesan Roasted Vegetables”

Marinated Tofu and Spring Roll Bun Chay

Bun Chay is a Vietnamese rice noodle salad, with lots of fresh herbs and veggies, topped with delicious Nuoc cham. Nuoc cham is a sauce made from lime, chilies, lemongrass, and garlic. It is a little bit sour, sweet and spicy and it compliments the savory tofu and spring rolls perfectly. This is one ofContinue reading “Marinated Tofu and Spring Roll Bun Chay”