Cilantro Chicken Fajitas

Cilantro Lime Fajitas

I pretty much followed this recipe for a great and tasty fajita and served it with rice. Delicious! Cilantro Lime Fajitas Ingredients: For the Fajitas: ~3 chicken breasts, sliced lengthwise 1 onion 2 bell peppers (I used one red and one green) For the marinade: Juice from 3 limes Bunch of chopped cilantro 3 tablespoon … Continue reading

Broccoli Beef Stir-Fry

And so I begin, trying to make a meal plan each week to cook for myself and the hubby! I will also then try to post about each meal to keep track of all of the goodies! This is a mash-up of multiple recipes that I found and it turned out pretty tasty. Broccoli Beef … Continue reading

Mongolian Beef

I have now been married for THREE weeks!!! Wow, I cannot believe that it has gone by so very quickly! What this now means is that I am trying to expand my cooking knowledge because now I am cooking for two. My husband is a wonderful cook as well so that is certainly a bonus, … Continue reading

Creamy Pesto Chicken

So, still living on campus definitely has its benefits! A fellow staff member in housing moved across the country (she is a lovely lady!), and didn’t want to move her pantry food with her.  So who was around, but me! She generously gave me SOOO much canned food, seasonings, and flour/sugar/etc. Because of this, I … Continue reading

Ceviche Peruano

One of my absolute FAVORITE Peruvian dishes is ceviche!  This fish/seafoody concoction is so delicious and can be eaten alone or paired with my favorite Huancaina (click here).  A lot of South American and Central American (+ Mexico) countries have their own version of ceviche.  However, as I am partial to Peru, I do love … Continue reading

Shrimp Scampi

This recipe comes from my Grandma and Pops! I love, love, loooooove shrimp and this is one of my favorites! – – Marinate the shrimp – Put shrimp on skewers – Get the grill ready for the shrimp – Barbeque shrimp – about 2 minutes on each side – Sprinkle Parmesan cheese while shrimp is … Continue reading

Chicken Pot Pie Made Simple

After my first time making a chicken pot pie took around two hours,  I decided that I was looking for something a little less complicated.  The first chicken pot pie was without a doubt delicious, but this time I needed a simpler solution. I followed my roommates suggestion – mix together chicken, some vegetables, and … Continue reading

Not in New York…Lomo Saltado

As per my job working in the residence halls here on campus, I am spending the second half of my spring break working (on duty) making sure everything is running smoothly and no one is going too too crazy here on campus. My fellow cooking buddies here on this blog (Tope and Fiona) are taking … Continue reading

Peanut Curry Stir Fry

Sometimes you go to the grocery store without a plan.  Sometimes you go to the grocery store and buy things (namely produce) because they’re pretty.  Sometimes, you’re a marketer’s dream because half the things you purchase are impulse buys.  Sometimes, these things happen all the time… for me anyway. A few weeks ago, I purchased … Continue reading

Sensational Sushi – How To

Do you LOOOVE sushi? Have you ever tried sushi? The three of us have come to have a sincere appreciation for the culinary wonders of fish, seaweed, and rice blended together to create this deliciously scrumptious thing we call sushi. Living in the residence halls at the University of Utah, there are always programs being … Continue reading