Soup/Stew

Avocado Ramen

This was definitely one of those “How weird, I have to make this!” recipes that have been nagging at it since I found it about a year ago. It was an excuse to add a couple things to my Asian ingredient repertoire that I didn’t […]

Chicken and Cornbread Dumplings

WordPress so nicely sent me a note that I’ve been blogging for six years as of this month. At first, I was like, “Oh yeah, of course.” And then a few seconds went by and it was like, “Holy crap!” Time flies. I am equal […]

Italian White Bean Soup with Rice

I’m pretty sure I used the last jar of my grandma’s tomatoes. Or maybe it was salsa. She made that sometimes. Regardless, the tomato based and that’s what I was looking for. We have this habit of saying “Thanks, grandma!” out loud anytime these jars […]

Vietnamese Beef Stew

Man. I cannot begin to describe how good this recipe smells. If you’re at all a fan of Vietnamese food. Make this. Make this now. I remember thinking that I don’t care if it even tastes good. That smell. My god the smell. It comes […]

Massaman Curry Chicken Noodle Soup

It’s hardly soup weather anymore. Tax season ended with 80+° weather, and it’s hovered in that range ever since. Despite it being pizza week [think burger week, but y’know, with pizza], I made Thai basil pork my first meal back in the kitchen. Surprise, surprise. […]

Green Curry Porridge

The thick of tax season is eating up a lot of free time. What little free time there is has been spent entertaining friends from out of town and sleeping. Entertaining = eating/drinking when in PDX. Some highlights as of late: Ruby Jewel has a […]