It's one of those days where I had to drag myself out of bed. I'm not feeling great, and snoozing my alarm four times didn't help matters much at all. I'm trying to get this coffee to perk me up now so I can go on about my day with a clear mind. Here's hoping… Continue reading Asian Chicken Noodle Soup
When we visited Bozeman, Montana this summer Rob and I stumbled upon a cute and quirky little spice shop. I loaded up with all the spice blends that smelled the best (an incredible garlic and herb one, plus Italian seasoning) and then got things I needed but couldn't easily find in OKC (aji amarillo chile… Continue reading Kung Pao Chicken
Chinese takeout fills a really important niche in my life. If I'm feeling down, or feeling homebound, ordering Chinese will instantly put me in a good mood. We've got a ton of quick Chinese takeout spots around the city, and I usually don't order from the same one twice. I'll switch between Singapore noodles (curry… Continue reading Extra Pepper Chicken
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
Whip together a Chinese classic. It's better than takeout, cheaper, and probably quicker, too! Cashew chicken has all those great flavors mixed together: cashews, ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, and more.
I originally wasn't going to take pictures/post this recipe. You see at least a trillion copycat P.F. Chang's chicken lettuce wraps on Pinterest when scrolling through boards. However, I think mine is the best of all. I'm sure other people think the same thing, but I'm not kidding---these are incredible. The best part? It only… Continue reading 15 Minute Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Do you ever have those days that start out fine, then quickly snowball into an avalanche of bad? That was me today. First, I've got a bone to pick with Tuesdays. Tuesdays are easily the worst days of the week. I feel bad for Mondays, really. They get all the flack for being the beginning… Continue reading General Tso’s Shrimp Bowls