Let’s Cook!

I’m back! It’s been a month and I’m ready to get cookin’! The most interesting gastronomical experience I had while on hiatus was in Cartagena, Colombia when James, our tour guide and I had lunch. Our tour guide ordered us a traditional Colombian feast of beef stew, roast chicken, rice, plantains, beans, cabbage salad and…

Chicken Fried Rice

My first attempt at Chinese food and I say…yes! It worked! Even though I almost forgot to make the rice ahead of time, which then kept me up until 11:30 at night. But it was worth the lost hour of sleep. I also used my wok for the first time and what a great piece…

Cashew Chicken

Courtesy of Williams-Sonoma. This is delightful Asian tasting dish! I often find that Chinese or Thai restaurants will drown the dish in sauce…but with this entree, the chicken, cashews and veggie are lightly but perfectly coated with a tasty Asian spice! [Also…I should note here: I realize in the beginning I said I’d add lots…