China: Cong You Bing (Scallion Pancakes)

China: Cong You Bing (Scallion Pancakes)

A few months ago my friend told us she was bringing scallion pancakes for us to try. I was so excited because I had small spring onions growing in my garden that I had no idea what to do with. But when she turned up, 

Butternut Squash Risotto

Butternut Squash Risotto

Hello hello! If you’re a repeat visitor to this blog then you know that I love seasonal eating. Nothing tastes better than fresh produce. But in the fall and winter, it can sometimes feel difficult to eat seasonally – and colorfully. The world outside looks 

Lettuce Wraps with Teriyaki Mixed Vegetables

Lettuce Wraps with Teriyaki Mixed Vegetables

My favorite recipes to have are the ones that let you take whatever you have in the pantry or fridge, put it together, and make magic out of it. That’s exactly the goal with these lettuce wraps: take whatever might be going bad soon in 

Okra Curry

Okra Curry

Okra: You know it, I love it, you probably hate it. Before the pineapple on pizza debate divided the food world (100% Team Pineapple here), people were arguing about okra. The spiky husks, slimy innards, and tough texture when overripe are all reasons to hate 

Better-Than-Taco-Bell’s Spicy Potato Soft Taco

Better-Than-Taco-Bell’s Spicy Potato Soft Taco

Those that know me know that I LOVE a good local restaurant. In fact, I created a whole post series to hype up local Louisville businesses because I think our food scene deserves all the love in the world. But sometimes it’s late, and you’re 

Reginelle con Parmigiana e Piselle

Reginelle con Parmigiana e Piselle

Things are heating up here in the South, which means it’s time to start harvesting in my garden! I’ve wanted to come up with recipes for some of the fresh veggies that I have coming up for the first time, and the first veggie to 

Italy: Risotto

Italy: Risotto

Buongiorno! Today’s recipe is a special one to me, because it’s the first one in my #GentGoesGlobal series that I learned to cook straight from the source. Before coronavirus attacked and ruined everything good about the world, my Italian sister-in-law was spending some time in 

Japan: Omuraisu

Japan: Omuraisu

Sometimes recipes pop up in the most delightfully random ways. On Queer Eye: We’re In Japan! Antoni teaches one of the makeover subjects to make omuraisu because his wife has always dreamed of him making her favorite dish for her. It’s a simple way to 

Vegetarian Döner Kebab

Vegetarian Döner Kebab

Guten Tag, Freunde! If you checked out my recap post about our trip to Germany, you may remember that my favorite food that I had there was less German than it was Turkish. The Turkish döner kebab has become an integral part of German culture, 

Slow Cooker Southern Chicken and Biscuits

Slow Cooker Southern Chicken and Biscuits

Is there anything more Southern than chicken? I know I’m on a mission to eat more veggies and less meat, but chicken is my weakness. Fried Southern chicken, baked chicken, spicy chicken – you name it, I love it. But my favorite way to eat