Pasta alla Norma | Tomato Sauce with Fried Eggplant

Pasta Alla Norma

Pasta is a go-to dinner in my kitchen. Toss it with pesto, a tomato sauce or even a simple garnish of butter and Parmigiana Reggiano and dinner’s done in minutes. On the rare occasion when I have a few extra minutes to get dinner on the table I like to dress up my Quick Hungry for more?

Jerk Shrimp with Coconut Rice

Jerk anything has always terrified me. One super spicy jerk chicken wing ruined it all for me years ago. One bite in and it made me cry. Not the one significant tear falling meaningfully from the corner of my eye kinda cry, but a full on Jesus be a fence and some Visine kinda Hungry for more?

Kung Wow Chicken & Quinoa Lettuce Cups

Kung Wow Chicken & Lettuce Cups

One of the best things about culinary school, for me, was learning how to make some of my favorite dishes. The perfect folded omelet? Check. Risotto? Check. And Kung Pao Chicken. Che–, wait, what? Yes, you read that right. I learned to make the best Kung Pao Chicken, really, the best, in the kitchen Hungry for more?

Five Must Have Ingredients to Stock Your Asian Pantry

Stock yuour Asian pantry - Shrimp Fried Rice

Can we chat about staples for a minute? Staples are the go-to items you keep in your pantry, the supporting cast to the star ingredients of every dish or meal. My shelves are ALWAYS stocked with herbs, spices, olive oil, grains, pasta, chicken stock, vinegars and my favorite canned foods – diced tomatoes and Hungry for more?

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