asian · Chicken · dinner · pasta

Teriyaki Chicken Noodle Bowls

The London Symphony Orchestra's version of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker plays throughout the house. The track is on Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, right after the Pas De Deux. Chocolate and cinnamon and sugar cookie smells fill the air. The Christmas is lit up and twinkling with warm gold lights. Red food coloring is smeared… Continue reading Teriyaki Chicken Noodle Bowls

Appetizer · Snack

Honey-Thyme Marinated Cheddar

It's back to the grind of daily life. After a week of holiday---oh, who am I kidding? I got zero days off from work last week! The only things “holiday” were stories written into my newscast. And, of course, I had a Friendsgiving gathering to attend on Saturday. It's the one Thanksgiving plan I had mapped out… Continue reading Honey-Thyme Marinated Cheddar

Salad · Sides · vegetable

Not Your Mama’s Four-Bean Salad

Sweet rice. Hot fried chicken. Jambalaya. Squash patties. Potato salad. Those are all foods that my mom makes that are my favorite. The list is much, much longer though. Trash cake, Francine salad, cherry pie, gumbo, chicken fried steak...like I said, it's a pretty long list. I'm sure I get my culinary traits from my mom. We… Continue reading Not Your Mama’s Four-Bean Salad