Recipe Round-up (May 2024)

Recipe Round-up (May 2024)

In honor of the end of our 3-month Baja excursion, here are a handful of Mexican and Mexican-fusion recipes that I’ve put together in recent months. Before crossing the border into Baja this past February, I was nervous that I might have trouble doing my 

Recipe Round-Up (April 2024)

Recipe Round-Up (April 2024)

Somehow another month has already passed, which means it’s time for another recipe round-up. This month we have a wide selection of dishes and drinks covering a large swath of world cuisines. Whether it’s the creamy, spicy Panang curry tomato bisque which catches your eye, 

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 

Arroz Rojo – Mexican Rice

Arroz Rojo – Mexican Rice

Arroz Rojo, or Mexican rice, is not, on its own, the most exciting dish out there. But, on the side, it’s a game-changing recipe to have in your repertoire. Bursting with aromatics and perfectly cooked grains, this versatile side dish will take your taco nights 

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 

Tofu Musubi

Tofu Musubi

For those of you out there who don’t enjoy spam, be it for dietary reasons or simply because you have trouble getting behind a can-shaped loaf of pork product, I have a real treat for you. In this recipe I replace the meat in a 

Quick Pickles

Quick Pickles

Pickled vegetables are a staple in many different cuisines, adding a sour, salty, and slightly sweet crunch to myriad dishes. They are delicious, keep a long time in the fridge, and are thankfully also quick and easy to make.

Thai Green Bean Stir Fry

Thai Green Bean Stir Fry

I developed this recipe to serve as a vegetable side for a large dinner I was putting together, though it could equally be served as a main. When I cook Thai meals at home, at least in my standard, day-to-day cooking, I tend toward a