Zhizhig Galnash (Chechen Beef and Dumplings)

Zhizhig galnash is a a traditional Chechen dish of tender beef, vegetables, hand made dumplings and a garlic sauce made from the cooking broth, potatoes and garlic. I had never heard of this dish or had it before, but my husband sent me a link to it. A lot of new recipes I try comeContinue reading “Zhizhig Galnash (Chechen Beef and Dumplings)”

Linguine with Green Olives, Broccolini and Bread Crumbs

Pasta dishes make great weeknight meals because they usually don’t take much prep and are quick to cook. I am huge green olive (and any olive) fan, but I have noticed people either love green olives, or hate them. If you hate green, you can always sub kalamata or other mixed olives or leave themContinue reading “Linguine with Green Olives, Broccolini and Bread Crumbs”

Chinese Roast Pork with Vegetables

This recipe comes from the wonderful Woks of Life. I pretty much love any recipe from that site. Roast pork with Chinese vegetables combines the amazingly flavorful Char Siu pork with tons of veggies for a delicious and complete meal. I typically sous vide my char siu when I’m making BBQ pork buns, but IContinue reading “Chinese Roast Pork with Vegetables”

Lemon Chicken

Lemon chicken is a Chinese takeout favorite, and this recipe is basically my friend’s amazing sweet and sour chicken, but with lemon sauce instead of sweet and sour sauce. In this recipe the chicken is fried in a crispy breading made from cornstarch, but you could also used pan seared chicken breast instead if youContinue reading “Lemon Chicken”

Roasted Vegetable Soup

I have been making this roasted vegetable soup for over 15 years and I never get tired of it. It only has a few ingredients, but roasting the vegetables at high heat caramelizes them and gives the soup a deep, rich vegetable flavor that is absolutely delicious. To make the soup you just need 6Continue reading “Roasted Vegetable Soup”

Bacon and Blue Grilled Cheese

I’m always up for any variant of grilled cheese, and I made some sourdough this weekend so decided to try this bacon and blue grilled cheese. This sandwich has both white cheddar and blue cheese, which sounded amazing to me. The recipe I based this on suggested pepper bacon for these, and that sounds great,Continue reading “Bacon and Blue Grilled Cheese”

Cheddar Bacon Potato Soup

Cheddar bacon potato soup is based on a recipe I saw on Olive and Mango. I adore cheese, so pretty much any time you put cheddar in a title I’m going to check it out. I love the combination of the cheddar, potato, garlic and smoky bacon. This is not a light soup, so ifContinue reading “Cheddar Bacon Potato Soup”

Crispy Sesame Salmon Rice Bowls

Salmon is such a hearty and versatile fish. You can make it so many different ways and it is delicious. I love salmon when it has crispy edges so this recipe sounded great to me. Crispy sesame salmon rice bowls are quick and easy to make and good for you too. I think this isContinue reading “Crispy Sesame Salmon Rice Bowls”

Shredded Vegetable Caesar with Grilled Chicken

I am a huge Caesar salad fan. This shredded vegetable Caesar with grilled chicken is a nice variation on the original, with some extra nutrition from the kale and carrots. You could also top the salad base with rotisserie chicken, fried chicken, shrimp, tofu…. anything that sounds good. I used homemade eggless Caesar dressing forContinue reading “Shredded Vegetable Caesar with Grilled Chicken”