Vietnamese Bowl

As you can probably tell from my last few posts, I’ve been on a one-bowl meal kick lately. This colorful bowl tastes as good as it looks. I chose tofu for the protein, but salmon, shrimp or chicken would be delicious too. I usually like a spicy peanut sauce for bowls like this, but I […]


Paella is a delicious Spanish dish of saffron-flavored rice and a variety of meats and shellfish. It is definitely impressive, and might be intimidating to make at home, but this recipe from America’s Test Kitchen somewhat simplifies the process while staying true to the dish’s heritage. No need for a paella pan for this recipe. You […]

Shrimp & Grits

Like she-crab soup, crab cakes, and Hoppin’ John, shrimp and grits are one of my favorite staples of Lowcountry cuisine. There is something special about pairing seafood like shrimp, fish or crawfish with creamy grits. It’s a combination that is both comforting and delicious. adapted from: Martha Nesbit via FoodNation with Bobby Flay serves: 4 4 cups […]