Smoky Bacon and Cheddar Shrimp and Grits

I did a fair amount of research before creating this dish for the blog.  And you know what I found?  The vast majority of the recipes are...

Thit Heo Kho- Vietnamese Pork in Caramel Sauce

More than a couple friends and former roommates have marveled at my ability, or perhaps willingness is a better word, to eat the same...

Sweet Onion and Corn Cheddar Grits

Why, oh, why did it take me so long to discover grits?  I’ve been a pretty big fan of their Italian cousin, polenta, for...

Bo Nuong Xa- Grilled Lemongrass Beef

My favorite beaches in Hawaii?  Waimea, Hanalei, and Lanikai are certainly near the top of the list, but I’ve got another favorite right here...

Bangur Bhutuwa- Nepali Spicy Stir Fried Pork

I know I write this just about every time I post a pork recipe, but I really need to start making pork more often. ...

Baked Shrimp with Feta

I can’t think of a better recipe to wrap up my first week of Greek cooking than this baked shrimp with feta.  Apparently it’s...

Khukara Ko Polau- Nepali Chicken Fried Rice

Although it shares the same name, this dish is probably very different than other chicken fried rice dishes you’ve had in the past.  Besides...

Baked Salmon with Vietnamese Dipping Sauce

I went to my favorite fish market a couple weekends ago, all set to follow through on my resolution of getting more Omega-3 fatty...

Spicy Sweet and Sour Tamarind Shrimp

My mother commented not too long ago that I post a lot of shrimp recipes… and she’s totally right.  That’s because shrimp is inexpensive,...