Korean Braised Short Ribs

I don’t make short ribs often because honestly they are pretty pricey for the amount of meat you actually get and they are fattier than the cuts of meat I normally eat. I know, I know – fat adds flavor. And while I agree, it doesn’t mean you have to always enjoy it! Whole FoodsContinue reading “Korean Braised Short Ribs”

Secret Congee

Secret Congee might not be a secret for long! It is nestled in the quaint neighborhood of Wallingford in Seattle just north of Lake Union. Secret Congee is a walk up window you will find near the corner of Wallingford Ave N and N 44th Street. You will find the window co-located with Juisala –Continue reading “Secret Congee”

Sticky Asian Turkey Meatballs

I always say this recipe may be my favorite and while I do have a lot of favorites this recipe is seriously one of the best! It is spicy and sweet and the meatballs are incredibly juicy! In this recipe I use turkey because it has a more mild flavor and really allows the ingredientsContinue reading “Sticky Asian Turkey Meatballs”

Shrimp + Veggie Stir Fry

Who doesn’t love an easy dinner? If you said no, then I don’t believe you. As much as I love cooking and being in the kitchen, there are days where I just want something I can cook quickly that is still wholesome and tastes delicious! This is one of those dishes – it comes togetherContinue reading “Shrimp + Veggie Stir Fry”

Spicy Chong Qing

Spicy Chong Qing is a small restaurant located in the Great Wall Mall(really it is a small shopping center with tons of restaurants and an asian grocery store) in Kent, WA. They are open everyday, except Tuesday from 11am-9pm, so you can check them out for lunch or dinner! I found this place a fewContinue reading “Spicy Chong Qing”

Reckless Noodles

Reckless Noodles is the latest trendy restaurant – well its probably been trendy for a minute, but I am behind the times, so I just checked it out. They offer Happy Hour specials from 4-5pm daily and have some GREAT deals during this time! But one thing to note before we go any further, theyContinue reading “Reckless Noodles”

Short Rib Tostada

I have been really in to fusion dishes lately and trying to explore different flavor profiles to create unique dishes. This one is inspired by mexican and asian flavors and ingredients. The base uses a tostada and black beans, which are typical in mexican dishes. The short ribs are then braised in soy sauce, riceContinue reading “Short Rib Tostada”

Miso Ramen Carbonara-ish

If you have never had fresh carbonara, I urge you to. It is one of my favorite pasta dishes to make from scratch, but it can be very time consuming. That is where this dish comes in – a dressed up, easier, asian fusion “carbonara.” It starts with easy ramen noodles that cook up inContinue reading “Miso Ramen Carbonara-ish”