Moo Shu is something that I've never had before in my life. It's not a staple of American-Chinese restaurants in Oklahoma or Texas. I believe it's mainly an East coast thing; brought over by Chinese immigrants and exploding in popularity in the 1960's. The dish never really made it past the Mississippi River. I've seen… Continue reading 20-Minute Moo Shu Chicken Tacos
Growing up in the South, there are certain food staples that guide your life. Black-eyed peas. Lima beans. Collard greens. Chicken fried steak. Banana pudding. Fried cabbage. I grew up on all of those things, save for the last. Fried cabbage didn't enter my life until 2012. I remember it vividly... I was living in… Continue reading Fried Cabbage Skillet Dinner
I didn't celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Let me rephrase that. I never celebrate St. Patrick's Day. It's a made up holiday that's sole purpose is for you to drink as much as possible. I don't need a holiday for that, one, and I don't usually partake in frivolous holidays. Sure, most years I'll make corned… Continue reading Reuben Slaw
Y'all. I've got a doozy of a recipe for you today! I cannot stop eating these low carb potstickers I made. I even BURNED the bottom of the first batch and am still devouring the blackened crispiness in record numbers. They're that good. Low carb potstickers were a no-brainer for me. It's easy to just… Continue reading Spicy Turkey Potstickers
Sundays are probably my least favorite days of the week. Since I work overnights, I basically get a half day on Sundays. I'll typically wake up around 3 am, and then be back in bed at 11 in the morning. I get all my cooking done on Sundays, but that's about the only "fun" thing… Continue reading Vietnamese Chicken Salad
Soup's on in the Welcher household. Too bad it's 60 degrees outside. Our soup weather lingers somewhere between two days and a week, usually in January or February. Sure, we'll get cold for a few days after that---but nothing like normal winter forecasts for people living north of the Mason-Dixon line. I'll still eat a… Continue reading Mexican Cabbage Roll Soup
A true clean-out-your-kitchen type meal. Use leftover chicken or turkey if you wish for this stir-fry that also includes roasted green beans, cabbage, carrots, and everyone's favorite: BACON.