The Best Asian Cuisines I have Made

You know, you don’t have to only rely on restaurants for Asian food, whether it would be Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Korean, Vietnamese, and so on. Some people might, though, and that’s okay. However, some folks like to cook their own Asian cuisines. I’m a little bit of both, but more toward the commercially-made food. ButContinue reading “The Best Asian Cuisines I have Made”

My Attempt to Make Cafeteria-Style Rice

Intro  Regardless of its quality, I always found cafeteria rice to taste good. By cafeteria, I mean those in schools and museums. What I found odd is that I couldn’t find a recipe for it anywhere on the Internet. I could not even find a copycat one. The most relevant result I received was aContinue reading “My Attempt to Make Cafeteria-Style Rice”

How I made a cottage pie dairy-free

Contrary to what many people believe, cottage pie and shepherd’s pie aren’t exactly the same thing. Shepherd’s pie is made with ground lamb, while cottage pie is made with ground beef.

Home Sweet Home Fries – How I Made Them Before the Pandemic Started vs. After

In the United States, serving potatoes with your breakfast is common in many restaurants or public places. At homes, maybe not as much. However, I like to make my own breakfast potatoes, too. I have been cooking since I was 12, but didn’t make home fries from scratch until around 15 or 16 years old.Continue reading “Home Sweet Home Fries – How I Made Them Before the Pandemic Started vs. After”

Tips for Making Salmon

Salmon stands out in many ways, besides its deep pink color. It’s consists of Omega 3’s, lots of protein, and can be cooked in various ways. If you’ve ever had smoked salmon before, you might wonder how it’s made. Of course, smoke plays a role. But it’s also covered in lots of salt. This wasContinue reading “Tips for Making Salmon”

My Top Favorite Corn Preparations

Corn rules! It makes an excellent side dish with just about anything, such as seafood, American, Latin-American or Spanish cuisines, and much much more. Corn is big in the Midwestern USA. Why would I say that when I am from New York, which is not part of the Midwest? Well, let me tell you a little story.Continue reading “My Top Favorite Corn Preparations”

Tomato-Free Marinara Sauce? Yes, it’s Possible

Bell peppers, carrots, spices, herbs. These are the ingredients to make the (not quite) perfect tomato-free marinara sauce. Why not quite, you may ask? Unfortunately, the taste can only go up to similar. It’s not even almost alike with tomato sauce. Ever since I developed my tomato allergy last year, my pasta consumption went down.Continue reading “Tomato-Free Marinara Sauce? Yes, it’s Possible”

A Pepper Pizza Post

Believe it or not, this pizza’s sauce has no tomato. That’s because I’m allergic to tomatoes. It’s got pureed bell peppers and carrots as well as all the spices and herbs for traditional marinara sauce. The sauce tastes similar, but not alike. It was never that good on pasta. However, it tastes pretty good onContinue reading “A Pepper Pizza Post”

Pasta and Pepper Vodka Sauce… Pretty Delicious?

Once again, there is no tomato in this sauce due to my tomato allergy. It’s with bell peppers. Other times, this sauce tasted good. However, today, not so much. I don’t know what it was. Perhaps, it was because I couldn’t find the heavy cream until after I used a little bit of whole milkContinue reading “Pasta and Pepper Vodka Sauce… Pretty Delicious?”

Mmm… Meaty Marinara Without Tomato

Before I became allergic to tomatoes, I really enjoyed Pizza Hut’s meaty marinara. However, since then, I had to make my own versions of my favorite foods that normally contain tomatoes, except without them. Sadly, they usually don’t taste very good. Or they will only be similar at most. But even that is not satisfying.Continue reading “Mmm… Meaty Marinara Without Tomato”