Category: Foods from Around the World

Zucchini Five Spice Beef

I like the flavor of five spice in general.  However, it’s very strong, since it’s a mixture of five different spices (hence the name), so only a small amount is needed in...

Vietnamese Roasted Chicken

I used to love the Vietnamese Roasted Chicken (Ga Ro Ti) from the Pho place by my house when I was growing up.  It was usually slightly charred, but full of deliciousness....

Skillet Lasagna

I like lasagna in general and normally make it in a 9″ x 13″ pan.  However, sometimes I just don’t want to spend the time to make all those delicious layers.  I...

Korean Short Ribs

Growing up, I have always loved eating Korean short ribs.  Don’t get me wrong, I didn’t get to eat Korean short ribs on a regular basis.  They are pretty fatty, and high...

Oven Fried Chicken Parmesan

Besides pizza, Chicken Parmesan is most certainly one of Mike’s favorite dishes. Chicken Parmesan is a dish where chicken is usually breaded, then deep fried (to make it crispy), then finished in the...

Pasta alla Vodka

Ever since we tried Rosa sauce at our favorite Italian restaurant, Domenics, we have been trying to recreate this dish at home.  It’s a “simple” tomato cream sauce.  How hard could it...

Baked Shrimp Scampi

I love shrimp scampi.  There is just something so delicious about shrimp smothered in butter and garlic. Yes, I know shrimp scampi is not very healthy.  I did try to make this...

Baked Teriyaki Chicken Thighs

I used to buy teriyaki marinades from the grocery store.  I would then marinate the chicken and cook it a half an hour later.  I never loved these chicken dishes.  I don’t...