Gà nướng – Vietnamese Marinated Grilled Chicken

Every now and then I have mad cravings for Vietnamese food, and the only way to get authentic Vietnamese that tastes like how mom makes it, is to cook it myself. Since my mom thinks cooking takes away from study time (It does), she is still semi-vague with her recipes (there is hope though, she’s…

Guinness Braised Short Rib with Handmade Pappardelle

We definitely stepped up our cooking game. We adapted the Guinness Braised short rib recipe from one we found online (can’t remember which one exactly) like this one: http://bit.ly/1EzkAu5 Cooking the meat in a dutch oven definitely makes a difference, but we made it in a cast iron skillet a few times before also and it…

Epicurious – [Not so] Grilled Marinated Sirloin Flap Steaks

Epicurious – [Not so] Grilled Marinated Sirloin Flap Steaks Why the “not so?” Well I was too lazy to grill the steaks so I broiled them instead. I read a few recipes for flap steaks and they all started off pretty similarly. Someone was perusing the meat aisle and saw this meat called flap meat….

My Mom’s Roasted Pork

My Mom’s homemade roasted pork. She made this on a whim using a recipe she found online. I’ll make a post when I find the recipe, but until then…I’ll just leave this right here…