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 »

Women Like This…

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They are all wild hair and glimmering shoulders Easy smiles and open arms Your cynicism cannot touch their soft butter joy It spreads like that – easy, fearless, filling in the nooks and crannies of the night. And so they dance. The music their only worthy partner in the midst… Read more »