Gochujang is a robust chili paste made from Korean red chilies, glutinous rice, barley malt powder, salt and fermented soybean powder. It has a slightly sweet and smokey flavor and is rarely used by itself. Gochujang really shines in condiment recipes, marinades and sauces. It's time to chat about Gochujang. Cooking World-inspired cuisine leaves me with a lot of spices and sauces. I don't want these to go to waste so I end up using them on an everyday basis. Once I made a ... Read More about What is Gochujang?
A simple and easy rice recipe made with fresh ingredients. Simply make the rice as usual and toss with the fresh ingredients. Done! I am smitten with this recipe. Any recipe that is easy and this delicious, sign me up! I used the appliances I already have. If you don't have a rice cooker, you can cook it on stovetop. If you don't have a food processor, you can hand chop your cilantro and scallions and mince your garlic by hand. If you are in the market for these appliances ... Read More about Simple and Easy Cilantro Lime Rice
Create this classic Southern bean recipe in your slow cooker with just a few ingredients in this traditional recipe. A recipe so simple, once you make it, you will never need the recipe again. Cooking from my pantry has yielded some surprises in the deep pockets of the cupboard. Forgotten sauces, spices and beans remind me how easy it is to waste food. As I dive deep to rescue these forgotten treasures, I rely on easy, classic recipes that have been used throughout the ... Read More about Simple Slow Cooker Creole Bean Recipe
A classic sweet banana bread recipe with the addition of an exotic spice re-invents this American classic. Cardamom Banana Bread pays homage to the quick bread we have enjoyed throughout the decades. An easy quick bread becomes a real treat for your family and friends, just make two. I didn't grow up with banana bread baking in our oven at home. My parents weren't bakers. They weren't really home cooks either, at least not by todays expectations. My parents were of the frozen ... Read More about Cardamom Banana Bread Recipe
Countless recipes call for chicken broth, and it’s nearly impossible to go without using chicken broth at some point in your culinary life (unless you’re vegetarian or vegan, of course). Chicken broth is a pantry staple that can carry you far in your kitchen. From classic chicken noodle soup to chicken dumpling casseroles to wild variations of oriental ramen dishes, chicken broth can be used for almost everything. Chicken Broth vs Stock As you cook, you might come across ... Read More about Chicken Broth Subsitutes
A Greek seasoning blend that makes sheet pan dinners and one-pot meals easy peasy. This traditional, herb-heavy blend is perfect for weeknights when you want to press the easy-button. Just toss some veggies and bone-in chicken with some olive oil, sprinkle on the Greek Seasoning Blend and you have dinner in thirty minutes. What Is Greek Seasoning Blend Made Of? Greek seasoning is a blend of herbs that grow well in the Mediterranean as well as some imported spices such as nutmeg and ... Read More about Homemade Greek Seasoning Blend
Oyster sauce is an amazing and versatile ingredient that is used in countless recipes and is found in many kitchens and restaurants around the world. Traditional oyster sauce is made by simmering oysters in water in order to make a thick, caramelized sauce. Salt, sugar, and sometimes soy sauce is added to develop the flavor even more. Even though oyster sauce is a typical Asian recipe ingredient, feel free to use it in everyday cooking to level-up your sauces, marinades, crockpot ... Read More about What is oyster sauce?
Are you a new cook? Do you want to expand your culinary set of skills? Tired of eating out of a can? Learn these basic cooking skills and expand your culinary repertoire and eat cheaper and healthier too! Explore. Learn. Eat! Below is a collection of cooking tutorials to help you break through the resistance. Now that you have a pantry full of food, do you know what to do with it? This collection is from of my favorite food bloggers, YouTubers and yours truly. I hope this ... Read More about How-to-Cook
Spain's favorite appetizer, the Tuna Croquette. This decadent finger food is created using canned tuna, a béchamel sauce and breadcrumbs. Crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside, these little culinary torpedos will surely delight your guests at your next tapas party. What are Croquettes? Croquettes are a versatile snack food that can be found all around the world. Rolled in breadcrumbs and fried to golden perfection, they are a perfect addition to your dinner table as a side ... Read More about Spanish Tuna Croquettes
A classic Chinese restaurant staple, Lo Mein is a quick and easy meal that is perfect for busy weeknights. This favorite of ours does double duty, it cleans out the leftovers in the fridge and get's dinner on the table fast. What Is The Difference Between Lo Mein and Chow Mein? Lo Mein is an incredibly popular noodle dish originating from China. The word “mein” means noodles, so any dish you order with “mein” in the title or description will always come with noodles. Lo Mein and ... Read More about Weeknight House Special Lo Mein