Category Archives: Eating

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2013 & Caramel-Filled Gingersnaps

This year is my 2nd year participating The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap to raise money for Cookies For Kids’ Cancer. It’s fun, you get cookies, you help kids. Really a win, win, win situation for everyone! This year, all the bloggers and the corporate sponsors raised $13,778.40! Awesome!! When… Read more »

Lemongrass Dry-Brined Turkey

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This recipe is a simple asian twist on your traditional Thanksgiving roast turkey. I used the dry-brining method after reading a few different blogs about why it works: essentially, liberally salting the turkey draws the moisture out of the meat at first and then as the salt dissolves, creates a brine… Read more »

Bún Suông – Vietnamese Annatto Pork & Shrimp Sausage Noodle Soup

My husband came home from a work trip and told me about a Vietnamese soup he had tried while on the road and really liked: Bun Suong. I had never heard of it before so I quickly became obsessed with figuring out what it was and how to make it…. Read more »

Vietnamese Spicy Lemongrass Hot Pot

Hotpot is an awesome meal for entertaining because your guests do all the cooking, it’s very flexible as far as ingredients, and it’s a fun interactive, messy experience for all! The only hard part that you as the host/hostess have to take care of is making a bangin’ broth for… Read more »