Bok Choy with Shiitakes and Sesame Seeds

bok choy with shiitakes and sesame

We’re still getting a local box of produce every week (although lately I’ve been considering signing up for a CSA with a nearby farm, since the cost is about the same), so I’m coming up with inventive ways to incorporate all of the veggies we’re getting. Recently we got a head of bok choy and…

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Stir-Fried Brown Rice with Sirloin and Broccoli

stir fried brown rice and beef

Some up-front honesty before we get started: I debated whether to post this. Not because it wasn’t delicious – it most certainly was. No doubt about that. I just felt that the photo doesn’t do the dish justice. This is a dish that is bursting with flavor, demanded that I take seconds, and was indeed greater than the…

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Daring Cooks: Pork Satay

pork satay

This month’s Daring Cooks challenge was chosen by Cuppy of Cuppylicious. As a huge fan of Thai-inspired flavors, I was excited about this challenge. I’ve made satay before (using chicken thighs), but it was years ago. When this challenge was announced, I wondered to myself why it had been so long since satay made it on the…

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Jap Chae

jap chae

A healthy, vegetarian/vegan, mouth-watering meal that’s easy to make? Not only easy to make, but speedy – so speedy, in fact, that it takes less time to make (from start to sitting down, slurping noodles) than it takes to heat up the oven and bake a frozen pizza? Do I have your attention yet? Because yes, it’s possible….

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