Chili Paneer with Sweet and Sour Garlic Sauce

  Who says vegetarian is lame? I have to admit, I always viewed vegetarian food as a bit of a bummer with tasteless tofu and stupid quinoa bowls.  Yes, a meatless meal made with sustainable local produce is more environmentally and socially responsible but come on….who really likes tempeh?????  It tastes like a litter box!…

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Wok-Fried Beef Udon Noodles with Bell Peppers

          Wok-fried beef noodles are my go-to ‘meh…not really feeling like putting in that much effort dish’. You know that feeling.  Even people such as myself who love to cook can sometimes just get tired of it. That’s why I love this simple recipe. Just marinate the beef, chop up the…

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Heartburn Worthy Spicy Chili con Carne with Beans

  When it comes to chili con carne, everyone’s got an opinion America is a land of polarization.  East Coast versus West Coast.  The North versus South.  Right-wing politics versus left-wing politics.  The list goes on and on about what Americans fight with each other over.  Dare I say, one of the sillier hot topic…

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Hoki poached in Thai yellow curry w/peppers & potatoes

Hoki what? Hoki, known as blue grenadier or blue hake, is a delicate and slightly sweet white fish with a medium flake.  When it comes to cooking this delicious fish, my all-time favorite method of cooking it is to poach it in a spicy broth.   Since I live in the spice abundant tropical country of…

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