Lo Mein

I've been searching and testing all different types of combinations to make the best lo mein and I've found it! The secret -- the type of noodles combined with a well balanced sauce. Go to your local Asian grocery store and grab a pack of chow mein noodles. The ones I got were awesome because … Continue reading Lo Mein


Chicken Tortilla Soup

Ingredients: (serves 4 -5) 2 T olive oil 1/2 cup white onion, chopped 1/2 jalapeno, seeded and chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups chicken broth 1  14.5 oz can diced tomatoes with green chili (juices and all) 1  15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed 2 … Continue reading Chicken Tortilla Soup

Lemon Risotto

Ingredients: 1 cup Arborio rice 1 lemon 1/4 cup white wine 1 teaspoon sugar 2 T butter 1/4 cup parm cheese 2 garlic cloves shallot or 1/2 small white onion parsley, salt, and pepper to taste LOTS of chicken stock, heated and ready as a reserve Directions: Heat the chicken stock over medium heat in … Continue reading Lemon Risotto

Sushi Rice

I love sushi and decided it was time for my creative side to come out and come up with my own sushi rolls. Anything can go into sushi rolls like vegetables, crab, tempura shrimp, sushi grade tuna and salmon; Yum! However, the most important thing is the sushi rice - without good rice, the roll … Continue reading Sushi Rice