Korean Dumplings (aka: Mandu)

korean dumplings

I haven’t the foggiest idea why I wanted to make my own dumplings, but on Saturday evening I did. And I have to admit, I was really impressed with how amazing they came out!

Finding the supplies wasn’t challenging, but it did have a little legwork to it. The great thing about living in Montgomery […]

Spicy Chipotle Meatballs

Spicy Chipotle Meatballs

I made these meatballs a couple of weeks ago and just now got to posting about them. Trust me, these suckers are definitely SPICY! But so good!

These meatballs are a slight adaptation of the recipe on Simply Recipes.com

First, preheat the oven to 450ยบ.

I chopped the uncooked bacon and 1 garlic clove […]

Herb Encrusted Roast Beef with a Port Reduction

Roast Beef

Now, I know I’ve done this recipe before but that was with fillets because my oven was broken at the time. This time I’m using a REAL roast!

You want to use a 5 lb. boneless strip loin roast or a 5 – 6 lb. top sirloin roast with cap removed, and trimmed if […]

Mexican Casserole

Mexican Casserole

A long time ago, I found a recipe for a Mexican casserole that I never got around to cooking. Well, I pulled it out of my binder the other day and decided it was time to make it since it seemed simple enough. Therein lied the problem. It was too simple and I thought […]

Sarah's Spaghetti Bake

I was sitting at work and REALLY wanted spaghetti bake for dinner b/c i’d seen it at a restaurant the weekend before and it looked really good. I could have looked up a recipe, but who needs a recipe for something like that if you consider yourself a cook? Honestly?!

So here’s my version.

First […]

Herb-encrusted steaks with a Port reduction

Saturday night i thawed out a couple beef tenderloin filets. I didn’t want to do some traditional “throwing them on the grill” and i really wanted to fix a recipe that has quickly become one of my favorites. So i combined the two!

Instead of making this recipe as a roast beef, i made it […]