Recipe Index

Appetizers

Thai Marinated Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Skewers

Thai Marinated Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus Skewers

I don’t know about you, but I kind of have a thing for grilled skewers. Meat on a stick, vegetables on a stick, fruits on a stick—whatever it may be…
Short Rib Poutine

Short Rib Poutine

I don't want another "my famous buffalo chicken dip" for this weekend's Super Bowl party, I want this Short Rib Poutine. Uh huh... You're welcome. The first time I had poutine…

Dynamite Spring Rolls

One of the things that I look forward to the most during the summer months is going to the farmers’ markets. I love to create new recipes with all my finds…

Asian

Filipino Chicken Barbecue

Filipino Chicken Barbecue

My mom makes the best barbecue chicken. Grilled and marinated bone-in chicken basted in a sweet and sticky sauce that is incredibly delicious. I swear I can just keep eating it without a care in the world. My mom, a huge fan of my blog, talked me into sharing this recipe with all of you.Read more
Thai Marinated Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Skewers

Thai Marinated Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus Skewers

I don’t know about you, but I kind of have a thing for grilled skewers. Meat on a stick, vegetables on a stick, fruits on a stick—whatever it may be…
Filipino Arroz a la Cubana

Filipino Arroz a la Cubana

People often ask me: “Do you prefer sweet or savory?” Would I rather have a chocolate chip cookie or potato chips? I say yes—to both! At once, that is…
Filipino Wonton Soup (Pancit Molo)

Filipino Wonton Soup (Pancit Molo)

It's Pancit Molo (pronounced: pun-sit moh-loh), a.k.a. Filipino Wonton Soup! We've been faced with cloudy skies and rain lately here in Maine. It has surprisingly been chilly as well. I guess…

Breads

Apple Cinnamon Focaccia

Apple Cinnamon Focaccia

What if I told you that focaccia doesn't have to include just herbs and cheese? What if there's a "dessert" focaccia? **Mind blown.** And why haven't I thought of making…
Easy Pepperoni Flatbread Pizza

Easy Flatbread Pizza

This Easy Flatbread Pizza is one of those recipes that I will forever make over and over again. See, I don't always like to cook and spend hours in the…

Breakfast & Brunch

Maple-Bacon Potato Doughnuts

Maple-Bacon Potato Doughnuts

Who needs flowers and chocolate when you can woo your darling with doughnuts? And not just any type of doughnut, Maple-Bacon Potato Doughnuts. All your favorite things combined into a round…
Bacon, Cheddar, and Chive Waffles

Bacon, Cheddar, and Chive Waffles

Bacon, Cheddar, and Chive Waffles. My god. This is what I call breakfast indulgence. Who says waffles have to be sweet? Savory waffles are having a moment. These are totally…

Hash & Crispy Fried Eggs Breakfast Skillet

Sometimes you wake up "hangry" and you just want to eat every carb in sight. That's when you make this Hash & Crispy Fried Eggs Breakfast Skillet! Yes, you can totally…

Desserts

Strawberry Rhubarb Cheesecake Bars

Strawberry Rhubarb Cheesecake Bars

As human beings, we live our lives in hopes to find “the one” someday—the one who we’re meant to be with. When you’ve found “the one”, you finally see the…
Peanut Butter Chip Brownie Brittle

Peanut Butter Chip Brownie Brittle

I mean, we're talking, like, snappy, crispy, and chocolatey. You know, like those crispy edges of a brownie. You know exactly what I'm talking about. I've been purchasing these little bags…
Salted Dulce de Leche Brownies

Salted Dulce de Leche Brownies

Who doesn't like chocolate? Or dulce de leche? Or brownies? Well then, you're in for a treat! Say hello to Salted Dulce de Leche Brownies. Growing up, I was extremely lucky…
Maple-Bacon Potato Doughnuts

Maple-Bacon Potato Doughnuts

Who needs flowers and chocolate when you can woo your darling with doughnuts? And not just any type of doughnut, Maple-Bacon Potato Doughnuts. All your favorite things combined into a round…

Entertaining

Salted Dulce de Leche Brownies

Salted Dulce de Leche Brownies

Who doesn't like chocolate? Or dulce de leche? Or brownies? Well then, you're in for a treat! Say hello to Salted Dulce de Leche Brownies. Growing up, I was extremely lucky…

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Marshmallow Squares

Now that you’ve made your New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier, I’m here to ruin it with these No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Marshmallow Squares. Push that green juice aside and say…

Dynamite Spring Rolls

One of the things that I look forward to the most during the summer months is going to the farmers’ markets. I love to create new recipes with all my finds…

Fruit

Grilled Watermelon Salad “Pizza”

I'm so bummed that summer is coming to a close! I don't know about you, but I'm trying to "stock up" (my stomach) on my favorite summer ingredients before pumpkin this…

Lunch

Maine Brown Butter Lobster Roll

Maine Brown Butter Lobster Roll

It’s that time of year again here in Maine, where lobster is here, there, and everywhere. Lobster rolls especially. There are two ways Maine locals dress their lobster rolls: with a…
Hot Buffalo Chicken and Bacon Grilled Cheese

Hot Buffalo Chicken and Bacon Grilled Cheese

Okay... I might have gotten a little carried away making this Hot Buffalo Chicken and Bacon Grilled Cheese. There's just something about grilled cheese that's so unforgettable. After all, who can…
Easy Pepperoni Flatbread Pizza

Easy Flatbread Pizza

This Easy Flatbread Pizza is one of those recipes that I will forever make over and over again. See, I don't always like to cook and spend hours in the…

Pasta

Kielbasa Pesto Pasta Salad

Kielbasa Pesto Pasta Salad

This Kielbasa Pesto Pasta Salad might be the best plus one to bring to all the BBQs this summer. It’s a total keeper. It’s Memorial Day weekend – the unofficial start…

Pasta with Pistachio-Pecan Pesto

Pesto is everything! Just a spoonful of it can transform any meal and kick it up a notch. Meet Pasta with Pistachio-Pecan Pesto! What's that you say? You've only had…

Homemade Macaroni & Cheese

Let’s face it: when mac meets cheese, it’s looovvee! Homemade Macaroni & Cheese is one of those classic comfort foods we shouldn’t eat, but love to eat regardless of how…

Salads

Grilled Watermelon Salad “Pizza”

I'm so bummed that summer is coming to a close! I don't know about you, but I'm trying to "stock up" (my stomach) on my favorite summer ingredients before pumpkin this…

Thai Grilled Shrimp and Apple Salad

I’m sharing one of my favorite salads ever—Thai Grilled Shrimp and Apple Salad. Sounds kind of weird at first, BUT SERIOUSLY, don’t knock it until you try it. I never…

Side Dishes

Grilled Watermelon Salad “Pizza”

I'm so bummed that summer is coming to a close! I don't know about you, but I'm trying to "stock up" (my stomach) on my favorite summer ingredients before pumpkin this…

Soups & Stews

Filipino Wonton Soup (Pancit Molo)

Filipino Wonton Soup (Pancit Molo)

It's Pancit Molo (pronounced: pun-sit moh-loh), a.k.a. Filipino Wonton Soup! We've been faced with cloudy skies and rain lately here in Maine. It has surprisingly been chilly as well. I guess…
Arroz Caldo (Filipino Chicken Rice Porridge)

Arroz Caldo (Filipino Chicken & Rice Soup)

Ok, people! It's soup season! I'm sharing one of my favorite childhood comfort foods - Arroz Caldo. The Filipino version of chicken soup! Most of you are probably going, huh?! Arroz…

Snacks

Maple-Bacon Potato Doughnuts

Maple-Bacon Potato Doughnuts

Who needs flowers and chocolate when you can woo your darling with doughnuts? And not just any type of doughnut, Maple-Bacon Potato Doughnuts. All your favorite things combined into a round…

Beef

Filipino Arroz a la Cubana

Filipino Arroz a la Cubana

People often ask me: “Do you prefer sweet or savory?” Would I rather have a chocolate chip cookie or potato chips? I say yes—to both! At once, that is…
Spicy Beef and Potato Curry with Garlic Cauliflower Rice

Spicy Beef and Potato Curry with Garlic Cauliflower Rice

I'm so freaking excited to share this recipe with you. Brace yourselves: Spicy Beef and Potato Curry with Garlic Cauliflower Rice. Think about that for a minute or two. Yep...
Short Rib Poutine

Short Rib Poutine

I don't want another "my famous buffalo chicken dip" for this weekend's Super Bowl party, I want this Short Rib Poutine. Uh huh... You're welcome. The first time I had poutine…

Pork

Filipino Wonton Soup (Pancit Molo)

Filipino Wonton Soup (Pancit Molo)

It's Pancit Molo (pronounced: pun-sit moh-loh), a.k.a. Filipino Wonton Soup! We've been faced with cloudy skies and rain lately here in Maine. It has surprisingly been chilly as well. I guess…
Dan Dan Noodles

Dan Dan Noodles

Whoa. Look at these noods! You guys, I’m kind of having a moment with noodles. I’ve found myself constantly pinning noodle recipes and salivating over them. I have a problem…

Poultry

Filipino Chicken Barbecue

Filipino Chicken Barbecue

My mom makes the best barbecue chicken. Grilled and marinated bone-in chicken basted in a sweet and sticky sauce that is incredibly delicious. I swear I can just keep eating it without a care in the world. My mom, a huge fan of my blog, talked me into sharing this recipe with all of you.Read more
Hot Buffalo Chicken and Bacon Grilled Cheese

Hot Buffalo Chicken and Bacon Grilled Cheese

Okay... I might have gotten a little carried away making this Hot Buffalo Chicken and Bacon Grilled Cheese. There's just something about grilled cheese that's so unforgettable. After all, who can…
Thai Stir-Fried Chicken with Basil (Gai Pad Krapow)

Thai Stir-Fried Chicken with Basil (Gai Pad Krapow)

I’m sharing one of my go-to Thai street food dishes: Thai Stir-Fried Chicken with Basil or Gai Pad Krapow. With Spring finally here and the days getting warmer, I can’t help…
Filipino Chicken Adobo with Coconut Milk

Filipino Chicken Adobo with Coconut Milk

Adobo is perhaps the most well-known Filipino dish out there. It’s even considered by many as the national dish of the Philippines. As a Filipino, I love seeing the many variations…

Seafood

Maine Brown Butter Lobster Roll

Maine Brown Butter Lobster Roll

It’s that time of year again here in Maine, where lobster is here, there, and everywhere. Lobster rolls especially. There are two ways Maine locals dress their lobster rolls: with a…
Filipino Wonton Soup (Pancit Molo)

Filipino Wonton Soup (Pancit Molo)

It's Pancit Molo (pronounced: pun-sit moh-loh), a.k.a. Filipino Wonton Soup! We've been faced with cloudy skies and rain lately here in Maine. It has surprisingly been chilly as well. I guess…

Thai Grilled Shrimp and Apple Salad

I’m sharing one of my favorite salads ever—Thai Grilled Shrimp and Apple Salad. Sounds kind of weird at first, BUT SERIOUSLY, don’t knock it until you try it. I never…

Vegetarian

Crispy Orange Sesame Tofu and Broccoli

Crispy Orange Sesame Tofu and Broccoli

Tofu gets such a bad rap these days - most likely due to its appearance and texture. Tofu-haters: ready yourselves with this Crispy Orange Sesame Tofu and Broccoli. No soggy…
25-Minute Vegetable Ramen Noodle Stir-Fry 2

25-Minute Vegetable Ramen Noodle Stir-Fry

This 25-Minute Vegetable Ramen Noodle Stir-Fry is so simple (and quick) yet so flavorful. How can you go wrong with ramen noodles and vegetables stir fried in a sweet-savory sauce…

Homemade Macaroni & Cheese

Let’s face it: when mac meets cheese, it’s looovvee! Homemade Macaroni & Cheese is one of those classic comfort foods we shouldn’t eat, but love to eat regardless of how…