Traditional Japanese Ramen

This is not the ramen you had in college Okay, the bad news first, but don't skip: This takes two days to make. The good news is that it's probably only a couple hours on Day 1, and a couple hours on Day 2. Mostly, you just have to plan ahead and commit - but … Continue reading Traditional Japanese Ramen

Poke Nachos

A fusion of the fresh, bright and zesty flavors of Japanese and Mexican cuisine This is SUPER easy, and SUPER good. Wash it down with a couple of Mexican or Japanese light, crisp, dry lagers spiked with a little lime juice, and you've got dinner. The only thing a little tricky about this recipe is … Continue reading Poke Nachos

Thai Red Coconut Curry with Chicken

This delicious Thai dish is full of fresh, bright flavors and is the perfect balance between spicy, sweet and savory.  It also comes together in about 30 minutes, making it the perfect dish for a busy weeknight or some time when you don't want takeout but aren't wanting to spend a ton of time in … Continue reading Thai Red Coconut Curry with Chicken

Butterless Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken

This dish preps in about 20 minutes, cooks all day, and then awaits you when you get home from work (or whatever you are doing).  The addition of yogurt makes it a bit healthier than the traditional all-butter-and-cream method, and adds a zesty tang to the final product.  Serve this over a bed of white … Continue reading Butterless Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken

Chicken Tikka Masala

So far, I haven't posted any Asian-inspired recipes on this blog - this is the first one.  Basically, it was interesting to note that although the ingredients were a bit different, the process is basically the same as it is for any one-pot wonder. Time: 90 minutes on stove top; 4 hrs slow-cooker on HIGH; … Continue reading Chicken Tikka Masala