Tag Archives: Good for groups

Apple Cider Vinegar Braised Chicken Thighs with Crispy Skin

I’m speaking out today in defense of thighs. Chicken thighs. If you are uninitiated, you are missing out on the most flavorful, juicy, delicious part of the humble chicken! Sure, it’s not as lean as the ever-popular chicken breast, but what a respite it is from that dry, bland, boring… Read more »

Slow Cooker Paleo/Keto Coconut Lemongrass Pulled Pork

My husband has recently gone on a Ketogenic diet. To summarize, you basically eat no carbs and up the protein and fat to get your body in a fat burning state. Being unwilling to go so extreme, I am doing my best to be supportive by cooking things that fit… 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 »

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 »

Zucchini Ribbon Salad with Toasted Almonds

(photo by Mei Chun Jau) This is a delightfully fast, tasty, and very healthy salad that offers an alternative way to prepare fresh zucchini. Did you know zucchini is loaded up with lots of vitamins and nutrients like 35% of your Vitamin C requirement, and lots of potassium? (source) Better… Read more »