Herb Infused Butter Turkey

Turkey can often be dry and bland if done incorrectly. But if you do it right, it is one of the most delicious dishes you can serve for dinner. This year I wanted to make some turkey, but I knew that it would take a couple of days to prepare. I normally buy a frozen…

Pickled Bittermelon

Do you ever find yourself with veggies in your fridge that just is going bad? Or did your garden produce too much that you just can’t eat them fast enough. Well there are a couple things that I am trying out. One is ways to preserve your harvest so that you can use it later…

Pumpkin Pie Puree

Fresh pumpkin pie puree is better than canned. It is a lot easier than you think and you can use the puree for a ton of different applications. I love having extra puree on hand to make things like cakes and pasta sauce. Start by getting a pumpkin. Look for pumpkins that are meant for…

Coca Cola Instant Pot Pork Roast

This is a simple weekday meal idea or whenever you just feel lazy. The secret to this recipe is Coca Cola. Yes fizzy soda. You won’t know that it is there and it adds just the right amount of sweetness to your dish. You could probably try this other meats. I wanted to keep the…

Banana Cream Pie

This is one of my dads favorite pies. Its creamy but not too sweet. A perfect pie for any occasion. If you want simple. you can make this pie by using store bought vanilla pudding but the best way is to make your own pudding. (and if you have time, your own pie shell) To…

Milk Alfredo Pasta

This is probably one of the easiest recipes that I have made in a long time. This is one of my son’s favorite pastas and we make this at least once a week. You just need a few simple ingredients: macaroni, milk, butter and chicken bouillon. First start off by boiling the macaroni in some…

Savory Oatmeal

Growing up, I always enjoyed congee for breakfast. My grandpa’s congee was the best. It would take hours of him simmering the pot of rice. Occasionally, my grandpa would make an oatmeal version which I am calling savory oatmeal. It has the flavors of congee but is super quick to make. I think this dish…

Garlic Oil Pasta

This is a super easy weekday meal that you can throw together when you just don’t have time to cook. In order to make this recipe, you will need some garlic confit and garlic oil. The recipe for garlic confit is super easy, so if you haven’t seen my post on it, check it out….

Chickpea Tofu

This chickpea tofu is also called Burmese tofu. I have always wanted to make tofu at home and this seemed like a good starting point. For this recipe you will need 1 cup of chickpea flour. This can be made by grinding up dried chickpeas. (you can find other chickpea recipes where I grind chickpea…

Easy Icebox Cake

This week was my son’s birthday so I thought I would make him a cake. Well I decided to go for easy, because you know me, I love easy and quick. Well this is probably as easy as it gets. Basically you only need 4 ingredients (whipping cream, wafers, vanilla and sugar) and you do…