Scallops marinated in a seasoned beer mixture, grilled on a cedar plank that’s soaked in beer along with onions and bell peppers in the same marinade, this cedar plank beer scallops recipe makes a wonderful weekday dinner. Or, open a bottle of good wine to pair with it, and suddenly, you’ve got a fabulous dateCustom read more text
Baked pork tenderloin served over a warm kale and asparagus salad, this is a fancy-looking but simple meal that can totally brighten up your busy workdays without too much time or effort in the kitchen. If you have any leftovers, plan to roll them up in a tortilla for a quick and easy lunch.
Last year, I got introduced to cedar plank for the first time in my life. We were in Jacksonville, FL where my brother-in-law, Felix taught me how to grill like a boss. Needless to say, the best way to grill fish is to put it on a cedar plank, which allows the fish to stayCustom read more text
“You should work here. I am serious.” My dear husband says that to me every time we are in Bouldin Creek Cafe, a hippie vegetarian restaurant located in south Austin. The reason? Han thinks if I work at the restaurant, I can learn to cook everything on their menu at home. Perhaps we can introduceCustom read more text
When you go to Chipotle, the restaurant often enough, you know what you like the most and you end it up always ordering the same thing. In my case, it’s barbacoa burrito bowl with brown rice, black beans, sweet corn, lettuce, cheese, pico, sour cream and three types of salsa. All three! I like myCustom read more text
Are leeks one of the vegetables you skip over in the supermarket? I don’t blame you. They’re a little different, and you’re probably wondering what to do with them aside from slicing and tossing them in a soup. This vegetarian leek recipe is a great way to play up and enjoy the flavor of thisCustom read more text
I don’t know where you live, but I hope you are enjoying the summer. This is our first summer here in Austin, TX. Man oh man, Texas heat is no joke. I am gonna need some time to get used to it. However, I do love the opportunity to swim in all these natural springCustom read more text
Cheesy and tasty chicken enchiladas stacked in a slow cooker. It’s easy to prepare and a great way to use up leftover chicken or meat.
When you are stuck in traffic on a highway (probably only happens in Austin), you look around and one of the billboards caught your attention. It says “Grill like a Texan!” Then, you realize that you smiled a little sitting in the car as if the tires were glued on the concrete of the highway.
I was going through my recipe index the other day and discovered a shocking fact. Out of 137 recipes on this site so far, there are only three pork recipes. Whoa… Just to be clear, I don’t hate pork. As a matter of fact, I love food, all kinds of food. The lack of porkCustom read more text