Stir Fried Beef and Shrimp with Vermicelli Noodles (Bun Bo va Tom Xao)

After the Bò Nướng Vĩ/ Bò Nhúng Dấm Spring Roll Party, there were tons of extra uncooked beef, shrimp, and veggies. I don't mind the left overs because there are so many things you can do with it for subsequent meals. Simply bring a pot water to a boil, cook the Vermicelli Noodles according to the... Continue Reading →

Garlic Lime Shrimp Tacos

I've been into seafood tacos lately.  I tried fish and shrimp tacos at Dia de Pesca and loved how light, fresh and delicious the tacos tasted.  I found this recipe in my ATK magazine I bought at Walmart.  The best part about recipe it can be done pretty quickly and would be a fantastic weeknight... Continue Reading →

Tomato Pepper Tofu (Dau Hu Sot Ca Chua)

Season 2 of Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam aired a few months ago on the Cooking Channel.  If you have not watched his show before, you should check it out.  I love the cinematography of Vietnam scenery and food.  It makes me want to visit Vietnam again so bad!  Anyway, this Tomato Pepper Tofu recipe is another... Continue Reading →

Spicy Thai Basil Beef

Lately I've been trying very to save money by bringing food to work for lunch instead of spending $7-$10 eating out for lunch every day.  Also, I need to pack lunch for Jane every time she goes to work because she doesn’t have long lunch breaks to go out and get food.  My goal for... Continue Reading →

Lomo Saltado

Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives is one of my favorite shows on the Food Network.  Guy Fieri goes to some cool places around the states and eats bomb-ass food.  This Lomo Saltado dish was inspired by a Triple D episode I saw months ago where Guy goes to Taste of Peru in Chicago.  When the owner... Continue Reading →

Beef Stroganoff

Since Jane ate the Beef Stroganoff at TGIFridays a few months ago, she's made numerous request for me to make it at home.  After browsing a few websites and looking at my cookbooks, there are so many variations and ways this dish can be prepared.  There are also easy and quick ways to prepare this... Continue Reading →

Tofu and Asparagus Stir Fry

I grew up eating tofu and never quite understood why people didn't like tofu and call it gross and nasty.  Tofu is one of most versatile foods to cook with, tasty if prepared right and really good for you.  Tofu is also low in calories, low in fat, contains iron and packed with 8-9 grams... Continue Reading →

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