Shrimp Two-Ways

My friend C, who is the best MacGyver style cook I know, was making shrimp two different ways yesterday: Coconut fried shrimp and a grilled shrimp with my honey-lime-garlic marinade. The result was two contrasting and complementary flavors that i couldn’t stop popping in my mouth! mmmmm! Here are some recipes for you: Mango heaven…

Pho Ga

amazingly enough, i saw that SteamyKitchen had posted about Pho Ga yesterday when I had also been craving the dish and made it a few days ago. I’d never made Pho Ga before so I found this recipe on Viet World Kitchen and followed it. After the simmering, I still felt like it didn’t have…

Mandarin Pork Chops

I started calling this recipe “soy ginger orange honey cilantro pork chops” but that sounded too clunky, so I tried on “Asian Orange” and realized an even more succinct name would be “Mandarin” being that mandarins are little asian oranges. So to be clear, this is not a mandarin Chinese dish, and it does not…

Broiled Lemon Pepper Tilapia & Veggies

super simple, healthy, and tasty.1. season tilapia filets with lemon-pepper and a squeeze or 2 of lime2. toss chopped/sliced zuchinnis, squash, bell peppers in olive oil, garlic salt, pepper3. place in pan and wrap up in foil envelope4. broil for 15 min, uncover, broil 10 more min before cooking after cooking into my tummy!

Breakfast cupcakes

pics of http://cookieloveseating.blogspot.com/2007/05/rachel-rays-egg-stuffed-toasties.html which i like to cal Breakfast Cupcakes! DeEE LICIOUS and fast. this particular version only has fresh tomato and fat free cheddar on top.

World’s Best Lasagna

– adapted from recipe by same name on allrecipes.com this lasagna was thick and hearty. the sweet sausage adds such a great flavor! I will definitely be making this again!served with multigrain garlic butter toast and some shiraz wine. Ingredients:a.1 lb sweet italian sausage1 lb ground beef1 onion4 TB minced garlic b.2TB italian seasoning3/4 cup…