Kimchi Fried Rice

We pretty much love any and all fried rice, but this kimchi fried rice with little bits of pan fried spam is up there on my list of favorites. Spicy, sour, salty, meaty…. it has all the good things. It is similar to other fried rice, but with the addition of kimchi, Korean chili pasteContinue reading “Kimchi Fried Rice”

Metropolitan Cocktail

I have seen various versions of a drink called a Metropolitan online that are completely different from this one, but this version comes from the Ultimate Bar Book, which has over 1000 cocktail recipes. I consult this little book often for inspiration and I like that it is broken down by alcohol type so IContinue reading “Metropolitan Cocktail”

Homemade Bagels

Homemade bagels are really fun to make. I love how many different forms of bread can be made with basically the same ingredients, just different techniques. If you’ve never made your own bagels, here is a project to try. ūüôā If you would like more basic info on bread making, check out my post onContinue reading “Homemade Bagels”

Guinness Beef Stew with Cheddar Herb Biscuit Topping

This Guinness beef stew with biscuit topping is the perfect winter dinner recipe. It is hearty, beefy, full of vegetables, and deeply flavorful from the garlic, onions, Guinness, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, and bacon. Then top that off with some cheddar herb biscuit topping you bake right on top of the stew and you haveContinue reading “Guinness Beef Stew with Cheddar Herb Biscuit Topping”

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung pao chicken is one of my favorite Chinese food stir fry dishes. It is super easy to make at home. This is one of my go to recipes for when I need a quick, healthy dinner that is still really satisfying to eat. The original dish only calls for chicken, seasoned with ginger, garlic,Continue reading “Kung Pao Chicken”

Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Hungarian mushroom soup is a variation on creamy mushroom soup that adds paprika, dill and sour cream. I love soup in the winter! It is so satisfying to sit down to a big bowl of homemade soup on a cold day. It is also a great way to get more veggies into your diet. YouContinue reading “Hungarian Mushroom Soup”

Glazed Vanilla Scones

There are a few different snacks my kids lived on when they were little and one of them is scones. For some reason they have always been huge scone fans, and these vanilla glazed scones were their favorite for a long time. My husband also loves scones, so everyone is happy if I make aContinue reading “Glazed Vanilla Scones”

Knäckebröd

Kn√§ckebr√∂d is a Swedish crispbread, which is a thin, crispy bread made with very little water, so it more like a cracker. Traditionally this bread was made because it would keep a long time without going bad. It is made mainly of rye flour. I have had this recipe bookmarked forever and finally got toContinue reading “Kn√§ckebr√∂d”