everyday food

Chicken Lo Mein

by Sara on October 27, 2011

chicken "lo mein"

I have to say, this recipe caught my eye, though I had just gotten Chinese takeout. The original recipe used leftover pork tenderloin, but I’m more of a chicken girl. It was a great weeknight meal, as it came together very quickly. Like any stirfry, having your ingredients ready before you start cooking is a [...]

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Coconut and Beef Curry with Noodles

by Sara on August 9, 2011

coconut & beef curry

Sometimes I have to go back through my pictures to realize I’ve made many things I’ve yet to post. Often these are very un-fancy meals where I snap a few quick pictures in the kitchen, without bothering with lighting, props, my DSLR… But that doesn’t mean this food isn’t worthy, that people aren’t interested in [...]

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buttermilk baked chicken + carrot slaw

I’m more than ready for warmer weather, but Mother Nature doesn’t seem quite ready to fulfill that wish. Needing to find a way to bridge the gap between using my oven and enjoying more summer-like fare, I nearly jumped for joy when I spotted this recipe duo. I could handle baking breaded chicken in the [...]

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Spiced Roasted Chicken

by Sara on April 21, 2011

roasted chicken

When I saw this recipe for a one pot meal, I knew immediately I had to make it. Roasted chicken, sweet potatoes, carrots…add orange wedges and some interesting spices, and I suspected I had a fabulous new take on roasted chicken. It wasn’t quite what I expected, but not necessarily in a bad way; it [...]

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