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The Best Way to Cook Crispy Tofu

August 12, 2018 by Stephanie

I wanna eat TOFUUUUUUUUUUUUUU. Who says tofu isn’t good? I dare them to try this crispy pan-fried tofu and not like it. Crispy pan-fried tofu with a sweet and savory miso glaze. Perfect for a grain bowl or alone as a snack.

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Vietnamese Steak Summer Rolls Party!

August 8, 2018 by Stephanie

This is how we roll: perfectly cooked steak, chewy vermicelli noodles, crisp vegetables, and fresh herbs all tucked into a rice paper wrap and dipped into mixed fish sauce. Possibly the best summer meal you’ll ever have!

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Vietnamese Fish Sauce Dipping Sauce: Nuoc Cham / Nuoc Mam

August 5, 2018 by Stephanie

A classic Vietnamese sweet, sour, and salty dipping sauce made with fish sauce, lime, sugar, garlic, and chilis. Liquid gold! Super easy to make and delicious with grilled meat, rice, noodles, rolls, and more!

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Friday Finds: 8.3.18

August 3, 2018 by Stephanie

Happy Friday! Here are some fun finds for your weekend reading pleasure. Hope it’s by the pool :)

Nem Nuong/Grilled Vietnamese Pork Sausage Recipe -
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What to Cook in August

August 1, 2018 by Stephanie

The hot hot heat of August means no one wants to cook but if you’re looking for some fun grilling ideas for your next potluck or get together, you’ve come to the right place!

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How to reverse sear – the best way to cook a big steak

July 31, 2018 by Mike

Reverse sear is the best way to cook any sized steak, but when it comes to a large expensive cut, it’s the only way game in town – no special equipment needed.

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Friday Finds: 7.27.18

July 27, 2018 by Stephanie

Last Friday in July…WHAT?!?! Hope you’re somewhere cool or by a pool sipping on something sweet. Here are some fun and quirky internet reads :)

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Soft Scrambled Japanese Tamago Rice Bowl Recipe

July 19, 2018 by Stephanie

I love soft scrambled eggs. I love tamagoyaki. I love the mutant hybrid of the two: soft scrambled tamagoyaki eggs seasoned with sugar, soy, and mirin. Served on a fluffy bed of rice with nori.

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Chashu Summer Rolls Recipe

July 12, 2018 by Stephanie

Too hot out to cook? Make these refreshing chashu and herb summer rolls and dip your way to deliciousness. Fresh rice paper rolls filled with juicy Japanese chashu, lettuce, and herbs.

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Homemade Pork and Garlic Chinese Potsticker Dumpling Recipe

July 10, 2018 by Stephanie

Homemade potsticker dumplings are easy to make and taste just as good as store-bought. Bonus: they’re infinitely customizable and you can make a big batch and freeze them so you always have a quick and easy meal on hand!


20 of the best restaurants on Grubhub you can order for delivery

July 6, 2018 by Mike

Don’t feel like cooking? Whether you’re at home or on the road, these are legitimate destination restaurants that deliver (as long as you’re somewhat nearby)


American Flag Pie Recipe

July 3, 2018 by Stephanie

Happy red, white, and blueberry! A quick and easy Fourth of July pie with juicy blueberries, sweet strawberries, and a sparkly sanding sugar pie crust.