The Luck of the Irish and Traditional Shepherd’s Pie

Ireland is like one big picnic spot~Bailey KnappI feel like I need to start this post with a resounding  "America there is nothing Irish about corned beef and cabbage!" Okay, there I feel better. Who knew?  It is believed that when the Irish came to America corned beef was cheap, readily available and soon became the … Continue reading The Luck of the Irish and Traditional Shepherd’s Pie

Sunday Supper: Adoración’s Spanish Paella

Paella is a classic Spanish dish that is defined as a rice stew  A dish made of saffron flavored rice with chicken, shellfish, and a variety of other ingredients cooked together to create a communal style meal, meaning that everyone finds a place around the pan to enjoy. Americans tend to lean into the belief that … Continue reading Sunday Supper: Adoración’s Spanish Paella

Sunday Supper: Pollo Con Arroz Amarillo (Chicken with Yellow Rice)

The heart and soul of a Spanish home is its kitchen.  Our family traveled to Spain this summer. We spent two weeks with our host family who shared their hospitality, culture and food, with us.  Our lives are forever changed.  I will be working on a post about our experience which included the privilege of … Continue reading Sunday Supper: Pollo Con Arroz Amarillo (Chicken with Yellow Rice)

A Weeknight Wonder: Vietnamese Pork Chops

Shallots, brown sugar, fish sauce, rice vinegar, freshly ground black pepper and kosher salt makes for a beautiful Vietnamese style marinade Fire up the grill or heat a large skilletServe up and enjoy these tasty pork chops Vietnamese Pork ChopsServes 4Recipe from Bon AppetitIngredients:1 small shallot, finely chopped1/3 cup (packed) light brown sugar1/4 cup fish sauce (such … Continue reading A Weeknight Wonder: Vietnamese Pork Chops

Filipino Chicken Adobo- A Balancing Act

A balance between vinegar and soy sauce it can make for a sharp, salty braising liquid. Add a can of coconut milk, and suddenly the flavors mellow. This is a really interesting combination of flavors that are really quite delicious.This dish could not be easier, with only a few ingredients most that will be found … Continue reading Filipino Chicken Adobo- A Balancing Act