• Chicken,  Featured,  Recipe's

    Spicy Minced Chicken and Water Chestnut Lettuce Wraps

    These Spicy Minced Chicken and Water Chestnut Lettuce Wraps are so delicious and packed with big flavor and so easy to make. Happy Chinese New Year! Looking for something yummy and healthy to celebrate? Instead of going out for Chinese or ordering take-out, make these simple and tasty Spicy Minced Chicken and Water Chestnut Lettuce Wraps. I found this recipe in The Oregonian Cookbook. One of the many cookbooks that I have found while out “treasure hunting” at Estate Sales. And what a treasure it is! This book is chock -full of so many delicious recipes. If you have never been “treasure hunting”, I highly recommend it. I think that I…

  • Orange Teriyaki Glazed Salmon
    Fish and Seafood,  Recipe's

    Orange Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

    This Orange Teriyaki Glazed Salmon is super healthy, super quick to make and 100% yummy! It is the perfect combination of salty and sweet with a little bit of heat. Living in the pacific northwest, salmon and steelhead are a big deal. And for good reason, they are delicious! And now that i’m in the south I can still get delicious wild caught salmon. Unfortunately, just not as often as I would like! While I do enjoy some good fried catfish and hush puppies, Salmon is my true love (when it comes to fish, that is). It’s delicious no matter how you cook it up! As well as being delicious, salmon…

  • Pork,  Recipe's

    Char Sui (Chinese BBQ Pork)

    One of my favorite “go to” dishes, when ordering Chinese take out, is the Chinese BBQ Pork. I love to mix the red sauce together with the hot mustard and dip the pork in it as if it were a bowl of chips and salsa. Just enough hot mustard to clear the sinuses but not to the point of tears forming. Yum! It was at my first job, out of culinary school, that I learned how to make Char Sui (BBQ Pork). I was working at a boutique hotel preparing food for private events (banquets and catering). Char Sui (BBQ Pork) was one of the more popular hors d’oeuvres on…