hoooked. [chicken pad thai]

March 13th, 2015 by | comments

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Ever since my co-worker introduced me to chicken pad thai a few years ago, I’ve been hooked. There’s a restaurant across the street from our office that has some of the best pad thai I’ve ever tasted. I’d never made the dish before, so I decided to give it a shot. This recipe came pretty close to our local spot, and it was delicious!

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happily ever after. [crispy fried chicken sandwich w. slaw & spicy mayo]

February 17th, 2015 by | comments

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So, there’s a chance I’m going to marry this fried chicken sandwich. It is the epitome of perfection, with its juicy and crispy chicken, spicy mayo, crunchy slaw and toasty, buttered bun. I made these sandwiches the other night for my boyfriend and good friend, and they both gave the sandwich two thumbs up. Luckily, there were leftovers, so I’ll be enjoying this for lunch today. :-)

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never let me down. [chile-rubbed short ribs w. cilantro oil]

January 26th, 2015 by | comments

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My brother, Andy, gave me Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill cookbook for Christmas and I’ve already made a handful of recipes from the book. Needless to say, I’m obsessed. Everything has been incredible so far, including the meal that I made on NYE. This short rib recipe didn’t let me down either–it was deeeelicious! I decided to make some cilantro oil as well, to give the dish a pop of color.

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