Instant Pot Chili There's an age-old argument as to whether Chili should be prepared with beans or not. Eddie and I lived in Austin for a few years and I had my fair share of Texas Chili. But each time I had it, I knew in my heart that it
Healthy Beef and Broccoli When I used to live in NYC and before I met Eddie, I ordered Beef and Broccoli at least twice a week. There's an old episode of Sex and the City that exposes a similar shame. Yes, they knew me when I called and the main delivery
Bourbon Chicken I honestly believe that most New Orleans cuisine was created to curtail the effects of an epic night of indulgence. The city pulls you from one delightful corner to the next - Milk Punch at Desiree's, Hurricanes at Preservation Hall, crawfish from a barrel at the French Market
Cold Sesame Noodles Our version of the traditional Sichuan dish combines egg noodles with a spicy Thai peanut sauce. Like the original, the sauce should be fiery and not cloying. And because toasted sesame paste isn't the easiest ingredient to find, the spicy Thai peanut sauce does the egg noodles
Ahi Poke Bowl In my very humble opinion, the best way to eat fresh tuna is raw, finely cubed, gently coated in Ponzu sauce, sesame oil, and sesame seeds. Add an absolutely ripe avocado, crunchy cucumbers, julienned nori and you do that tuna justice. An Ahi Poke Bowl should completely
Thai BBQ Ribs with Apple Lavender Slaw When I think of BBQ, I think of the classic American, southern staple. Steeped in tradition, history, pride and argued over from deep in the heart of Texas to the Carolina hills. But beyond our shores, Thailand holds a delectable and mesmerizing array
Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce and Pickled Cucumber This Chicken Satay recipe is quick, easy and very versatile. When I started experimenting with the recipe, I felt that the lemon zest helped brighten the peanut sauce. You can use different types of fruit, too. Lemon, limes and even oranges would work well.