Chicken in a Pot

A friend posted this recipe on Facebook and I was intrigued – simple in many ways, but slightly different than the chicken dishes I’ve made before. Good stuff. And it makes a ton.


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Steak Asparagus Skillet

Everyone I know is making this dish lately. It was quite good, if not a total knock-out (I also overcooked the meat a bit, to be fair). I used less oil than the recipe called for but I don’t remember precisely how much, so writing the recipe as is.


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Pork Hambagu Steak

Another Japanese recipe for the challenge. I followed this recipe as a guide (a new one since I made this dish before) but used all pork because that’s what I had on hand. So good!


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Cajun Orzo with Sausage and Chicken

Honestly, I haven’t improvised a Clean Out the Fridge recipe in awhile. STILL GOT IT. Whipped this up when we got home from the beach with what we had on hand.


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Farro with Tomatoes

This Smitten Kitchen recipe proved to be a good way to use up some garden tomatoes. We served this with a simple seared salmon and a cuke tomato salad.


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Char Siu

One of the best things I’ve made in recent memory. And so versatile — planning to use the leftovers in both soup and fried rice.

My recipe is inspired by this one from Nom Nom Paleo but I made some non-paleo ingredient subs.


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Salmon Teriyaki Donburi

This is a recipe I never remembered to put online. Hopefully I’ll actually remember it.


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