Kung Pao Chicken Wings

  I like Kung Pao Chicken and I like chicken wings but I absolutely love these Kung Pao Chicken Wings.  Why?  Well, for one thing they are delicious.  Tender on the inside and coated in a mouthwatering salty, sweet and spicy sauce.  They don’t take much prep or an extensive amount of time to throw…

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The Perfect Mojito

    For me, nothing puts me in a more ‘vacation relaxed’ frame of mine than sipping on a Mojito. Doesn’t matter if I’m on vacation or in some local bar after work.  One taste of it and I’m transported back to my single carefree twenties!   What’s beautiful about this cocktail is that beautiful…

Apple Churros

  As someone with not much of a sweet tooth, I typically shy away from donuts.  It is always a surprise to me when all of a sudden I develop a desperate craving for a good apple fritter.  It could be that I am missing my home state of Washington with its delicious apples. Maybe…

Take the time to brine

    Story goes that my grandmother had a little jet stream diner in NYC back in the day.  In that diner, she supposedly had the best chicken.  The taste of which, you simply couldn’t get at home. When asked what her secret to making her chicken so juicy and tender, she would tell you…