A plate with baked goat cheese salad on a dark, rustic wooden table.

Baked Goat Cheese Salad

This baked goat cheese salad is topped with crispy goat cheese and tarragon patties and is dressed with a sharp Dijon and tarragon vinaigrette. The strong tarragon flavor complements the tangy and creamy cheese, the crispy breadcrumbs add a delicate...
A cup filled with steaming hot chunky chili and crusty bread in the background.

Chunky Chili

This hearty, comforting chunky chili is made with tender chunks of beef rather than ground beef. Its highlight is a homemade chili powder blend made with cumin, oregano, Hungarian paprika, ancho chili, chipotle chili and roasted garlic. This post was...
A Dutch oven filled with chicken andouille gumbo being stirred with a wooden spoon.

Chicken Andouille Gumbo

This chicken Andouille gumbo is full of great flavors all the way from spicy to smoky. As a bonus, this recipe doesn’t require much work because rather than stirring for hours at the stovetop, the roux is baked in the...
A bowl filled with rice and chicken vegetable stir fry, garnished with sesame seeds.

Stir Fry Sauce

This sugar-free stir fry sauce is delicious and so easy to make! Just a simple mix of sake, soy sauce and corn starch flavored with fresh ginger, garlic, sesame and red pepper flakes. Works great with chicken, beef, shrimp, tofu,...
Closeup of a chicken lettuce wrap on a plate with a sake flask and cup in the background.

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These chicken lettuce wraps are fresh, exciting and full of intense and spicy flavors from soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame, garlic, ginger and red pepper flakes. A terrific appetizer or even main course that’s fast and easy to make. This...