Lo and behold this new kitchen wonder called Instant Pot multi-cookers. I mean seriously, what other excuses can we have now for not cooking easy, fast and healthy? I was intimidated at first with its digital multi-cooking functionalities but I used to cook with the old-fashioned pressure cooker so my transition from the old to … More BEEF STIR-FRY IN SWEET CHILI SAUCE: Dawn of the Multi-cookers and Instant Pot
Who doesn’t like tacos? For many of us who do, taco Tuesday has become a regular date night for the family, friends, and co-workers or even for couples who like to enjoy a buffet of tacos in a taco bar. Taco is usually consists of soft or crunchy folded tortilla filled with choice of seasoned … More Mexican Taco, Wrapped in a Paradox of its Time
Happy (Late) Thanksgiving Everyone! I always make a list of things I needed to buy or do prior to any holiday meal. I’ve been doing this for years. Often, I forget a thing or two. This holiday, I overlooked two staples of a traditional Thanksgiving meal – cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie 😦 Not that … More A Post-Thanksgiving Note
This is how I would celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day this year. Instead of going for Corned Beef and Cabbage boiled dinner, I’d go for Filipino-style boiled beef soup which we call Nilaga. This is a very similar clear broth dish in terms of ingredients and cooking style. This is the supreme comfort food in the … More Beef Nilaga (Boiled Beef Soup)
Wisconsin Specials Besides Badgers and Green Bay Packers, cheese is Wisconsin’s next great pride. And only in Wisconsin where you can find deep-fried cheese curds in almost all sports bar in any town and local fast-food restaurants such as Culvers. They are even served at Mcdonald’s in most of its Wisconsin locations and also available … More Wisconsin Cheese Curd Meatballs with Marinara Sauce
This is another go-to dish which only takes less than half-an-hour to make. Yet, it won’t taste like a dish-in-a-rush. Believe me, I made few of those and regretted that if I had given it more time and respected the process it would have tasted better. But this recipe isn’t one of those. I always … More Penne Pasta with Creamy Beef and Mushroom Sauce
This is my go-to dish whenever I want to make a quick and easy comforting dinner. Yes, I call this dish a comfort food because this recipe transforms the lowly hamburger patties into steaks simply by smothering them in very thick beef gravy topped with caramelized onions.
The nice thing about meatloaf is there’s no right or wrong way of doing it. It suits everyone’s taste if we want it sweeter or spicy hot. It suits our style if we’re a red or white meat person or a combination of pork and beef or chicken and pork or whatever. And above all … More Meatloaf w/ Hard Boiled Eggs
Gluten Free Would you believe this dish is more than two centuries old? This pie was first created in 1877 and it used leftover roasted lamb laid on cast iron skillet. Topped with mashed potato and cooked covered on an open pit. It is also called “cottage pie” when beef is used instead of lamb.