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Crispy Spring Rolls

Otherwise known as “Valerie’s experimentation with Thai food continues”! I’ve been having so much fun re-creating some of my favorite Thai restaurant recipes at home. […]

Authentic Thai Panang Beef Curry

Panang Beef Curry (Not Watery)

Turns out this delicious Panang Curry is super fast and easy to make at home! You can make it with beef, chicken, shrimp, or make it vegetarian by using eggplant or other veggies.

Pita Bread

Soft, pillowy, easy homemade pita bread to go with your favorite mediterranean dishes, or to make everyday sandwiches.

Chili Revisited (aka Shelter in Place)

With lots of “extra” time on my hands, I decided to revisit an old favorite, Chili. I make mine with a combination of chuck roast and ground buffalo, and add both kidney and black beans towards the end. Served with cornbread, it’s a hearty meal for staying home.

Alfajores Marplatenses

I’ve always made Alfajores de Maicena, or cornstarch alfajores. These are the iconic Argentine sandwich cookie. The cookie itself is delicate, crumbly, sort-of like shortbread, […]