Asian Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Asian Marinated Pork

More excuses as to why I haven’t posted a recipe recently. This time it’s because I’ve been busy touring Japan! D and I landed in Osaka (after our 14 hour direct flight from JFK) on September 16th at 6pm. The flight flew by in a flash. Dinner, lunch, a movie, 10 hours of Nyquil induced… 

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Daring Cooks December 2011 – Cha Sui and Cha Sui Bao

I made this last daring cooks challenge while I was home visiting my parents for Thanksgiving. I knew the recipe required some Asian spices and ingredients that I didn’t have and since mom’s work just so happens to be next to a huge Asian supermarket I figured she could help me out with the shopping…. 

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Bacon Wrapped Asparagus with Gruyere

I had some leftover bacon and a whole pound of asparagus, and since puff pastry is probably just as bad for you as bacon, (if not worse), I decided to deconstruct my puff pastry with gruyere and asparagus recipe and make this instead. And it was delicious. Not that it would have been bad with… 

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Daring Cooks – October 2011 – Moo Shu

Another great daring cooks challenge. I had never before made or even tried moo shu. And for the first time I actually prepared this challenge the day it was posted (Sept 17th). It was the weekend after D and I got back from Greece, the weather was bad, and let’s face it, after you’ve spent… 

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Carnitas Tacos with Salsa and Guacamole

Yep I know it’s been almost a week since I last posted anything. And nope I won’t even pretend to have a good excuse – I’ve just gotten lazy. Not lazy in terms of cooking (o I’m still making 10 new recipes a week) – I’ve just gotten super lazy with the photography and the… 

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Prosciutto Bread Sticks with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach {Gluten-Free}


Prosciutto Breadsticks with sun-dried tomatoes, goat cheese and spinach makes for the perfect appetizer or brunch addition. No cooking required and only a few minutes to put together. First off I have to admit that I absolutely love prosciutto. And luckily for me there’s an amazing wine and cheese shop right down the street from… 

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Baked Pork Chops {Gluten-Free}


It doesn’t get simpler or more delicious than these 4 ingredient oven baked pork chops. A classic family recipe and the only way I ever make pork chops. GF I don’t make pork chops too often but every time I do I always use this recipe. This is a family recipe – one that my… 

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Chorizo White Bean Pasta {Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free}


This Chorizo White Bean Pasta recipe is perfect for a 30 minute weeknight meal. Creamy, spicy and full of flavor! I’m always trying to cook new things. Not only using new recipes but also buying ingredients that I’ve never cooked with before. My latest new ingredient was chorizo sausage links. I tried chorizo for the… 

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Linguine Sausage Pasta {Gluten-Free}

Linguine Sausage pasta is creamy and filled with flavors. A perfect 30 minute weeknight meal made with italian sausage, tomatoes and cream. Gluten-Free This dish I made for dinner the other night and it came out really well.  Start to finish – only took me 30 minutes. A quick weeknight meal. Which was exactly what… 

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