Bun Tom Nuong Xa

Recipe adapted from Cooking Light. Print Recipe Bun Tom Nuong Xa Lemongrass shrimp over rice vermicelli with an assortment of veggies. An incredibly well-balanced dish of both flavor and texture. A must try, and simple enough even for a weeknight meal! Course Main Dish Cuisine Vietnamese Prep Time 1 hour …

Chicken Croquettes

I have a confession.  I don’t really like turkey.  I never have.  So when the holidays roll around, I’m always looking forward to a different dish — one that my family has been making since I was just a wee child.  Chicken croquettes! I’m not sure where this recipe actually …

Sweet Potato Casserole

Click here for the other recipe in this video — chicken croquettes! Print Recipe Sweet Potato Casserole Creamy, rich and sweet, this classic holiday side dish could almost double as a dessert! Course Side Dish Cuisine Casserole, Holiday Prep Time 30 minutes Cook Time 40 minutes Servings servings Ingredients 6 …

Vietnamese Beef Stew (Bò Kho)

I’ve made Vietnamese beef stew (Bò Kho) before from a recipe I found online, but it wasn’t really up to par.  It wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t great.  It was lacking the depth of flavor I’ve become used to with Vietnamese dishes.  So I went searching for a better version, …

Brown Butter Pumpkin Cake

Fall is my favorite season, and with it comes one of my favorite flavors — pumpkin! This brown butter pumpkin cake with brown butter cream cheese frosting has been a staple in my kitchen for years now.  I found it in a magazine many moons ago, and after a few adaptations …

Making Rosemary Olive Oil Bagels

Happy Sunday, y’all!  Sunday mornings mean one thing for me… bagels! I will never forget my first bagel.  After moving to Nashville in my early 20’s, I was working at a bar downtown singing and slinging beers.  On the weekends, we opened around lunch, and one Sunday, in a rush …