Recipe Round-up (March 2024)

Recipe Round-up (March 2024)

It’s amazing how quickly a month can go by! We’re down in Baja California right now, and balancing work with international travel has been an interesting new challenge. Somehow it seems to have made life move even faster. We are, of course, used to working 

Recipe Round-up (February 2024)

Recipe Round-up (February 2024)

Alright, y’all. Times have been busy finishing the recipes for the second cookbook, so I haven’t been too active on the blog here, but I have still been hard at work over on Food Republic and Chowhound. Here’s a little round-up of some of the 

Albondigas

Albondigas

Albondigas are a typical tapas dish in Spain, little meatballs in a rich, paprika-infused tomato sauce, served alongside a cold beer or glass of wine. They are a perfect appetizer, each bite being a delightful combination of meat, herbs, and spices, all coated in a 

Coconut Fish with Mango-Chili Butter

Coconut Fish with Mango-Chili Butter

Who doesn’t love a nice pat of compound butter to finish a delicious piece of meat or fish? This recipe features coconut-crusted fried fish and an exquisite mango-chili butter with shallot and lime. It’s a few steps, so you probably won’t be cooking this on 

Baja Fish Tacos – This Month’s Patreon Exclusive Recipe

Baja Fish Tacos – This Month’s Patreon Exclusive Recipe

The recipe going out to our Patreon subscribers this month is a real dandy. They are based off the best tacos de pescado I’ve ever had: fresh mahi, simple beer batter, a little citrus cabbage slaw, and some excellent salsa. What more could you want? 

Vietnamese Pork Burger

Vietnamese Pork Burger

The idea for a Vietnamese-inspired pork burger has been living in my head for a long time, and I am super stoked that I finally got to bring it into reality (and my stomach).⁠ ⁠ A ground pork patty flavored with chilies, fish sauce, scallions, 

Bun Cha

Bun Cha

This dish is a Hanoi native. Flattened pork meatballs are grilled until caramelized and served atop a bed of vermicelli noodles alongside lettuce and fresh herbs, with the whole lot dressed in that ubiquitous Vietnamese sauce, nuoc cham. It is a light and delicious dish 

Red Curry Loco Moco

Red Curry Loco Moco

I read some time ago that we were entering a period during which the term fusion would no longer be sufficient to describe the combinations of techniques and cuisines showing up on restaurant menus. This article said that we were entering an era of food 

Pad Kra Pao – Thai Holy Basil Stir Fry

Pad Kra Pao – Thai Holy Basil Stir Fry

If you think that Thai food is all about curries, prepare to have a new favorite Thai dish. Pad Kra Pao (often called holy basil stir fry) is a quick and easy stir fry with amazing flavor. A good base of aromatics and a quick 

Chicken Provencal

Chicken Provencal

In honor of Les Bleus’ attempt at a second consecutive World Cup tomorrow, here is my take on a classic French dish, chicken Provencal. Skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs are braised in white wine alongside shallots, garlic, tomatoes, olives, and chard, creating succulent meat, tender vegetables,