What’s for dinner (and lunch)

Lemongrass shrimp with baby bok choy

Time for another big wrap-up post as I've been busy, on the road, and under the weather a lot the past two weeks. But there were definitely some home-cooking highlights I don't want to forget about and want to be sure to make again in the future. I mentioned in my last round-up post that I'm ...

Slow-Cooker Venison Roast with Bacon

Venison Roast with Bacon

Slow-Cooker Venison Roast with Bacon The venison roast is one of my favorite cuts of all when it comes to enjoying this delicious and healthy game meat. Lean and flavorful, the roast is easy to prepare as well, especially in a slow-cooker or crockpot! Just like with a beef or pork roast, a slow-cooker venison roast ...

Ground Venison Casserole with Corn Muffin Topping

Ground Venison Casserole with Corn Muffin Topping

Ground Venison Casserole with Corn Muffin Topping One of the things I love to do in my kitchen is come up with modern and interesting spins on classic recipes. Perhaps it comes from inheriting a number of my grandmother's vintage cookbooks from the 50s, 60s and 70s, many of which used canned and processed ingredients to ...

What’s for dinner: A Week in Review

Stir-Fried Udon Noodles

So, what's been cooking lately? Here's a round up of some interesting new dishes I tried, both from my cookbooks and from online recipes. Still on a bit of a Ming Tsai kick, I tried another dish from his Simply Ming: One Pot Meals cookbook: Lion's Head and Snow Cabbage with House Rice. I did use ...

Wasabi Tuna Steaks with Stir-Fried Udon Noodles

Wasabi Tuna Steaks with Stir-Fried Udon Noodles

I love beautiful, fresh tuna, especially prepared in a Japanese style either just barely-seared on the grill or completely raw as sushi. But it's hard to get true sushi-grade tuna, so most of the time when I am able to get tuna steaks I do them in a brief marinade and then grilled or broiled ...