Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala

Cold weather is here, and a lot of the time that means that you just want hearty comfort food with as little work as possible — enter the slow cooker! Chicken Marsala is one of my boyfriend’s favorite dishes to cook, so I decided that this time I’d make it for him — I’d just tweak the recipe a bit so that I don’t have to work as hard, but it would taste just as fresh and good.

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Spicy Pepper Steak 青椒牛肉

Yes, I’ve had Pepper Steak out in American-Chinese restaurants before.  They’re not bad… but they’re not DELICIOUS like my mom’s homemade ones.  I always wondered if there was a reason to it other than my mom just being an awesome cook.  Well, I finally learned it from her and realized I love it so much because she doesn’t make it with regular Green Peppers!  She makes it with Hot Green Peppers … giving your average Pepper Steak a delicious kick!

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Roasted Lemon-Thyme Chicken with Fall Veggies

I’ve lived in the lower-North East U.S. all of my life. From Pittsburgh, to White Plains, NY, landing in Philadelphia, and now in middle-of-nowhere Ohio. And in all of these places, fall seems to come on FAST and disappear into winter just as quickly. So we kind of have to jump from flip-flops-and-shorts to hoodies-and-hats very quickly, or we miss out on this season altogether.

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Taiwanese Three Cup Chicken (aka 三杯鷄)

As some of you might already know, I’m a Taiwanese-American. Growing up around these parts, my mom enrolled me in Chinese School.  It’s not like normal school – all it is is it’s a 2 hour class on Saturday where a teacher taught you Mandarin Chinese and Chinese Literature.  One of my fondest memories from back then was my mom and I would always grab dinner at the local Taiwanese restaurant and I would ALWAYS beg for Taiwanese Three Cup Chicken (aka San Bei Ji or 三杯鷄).

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