Cooking, Rice, Seafood

Week 29: Scallops with a Corn Salad and Parmesan Risotto

Last weeks attempt at making fried chicken, and succeeding at it, influenced me to attempt another daunting dish. SCALLOPS. I have read numerous times that is it so easy to overcook scallops and they can turn rubbery. Truthfully, overcooking might as well be my middle name. But, putting all fears aside and still living off… Continue reading Week 29: Scallops with a Corn Salad and Parmesan Risotto

Beef, Cooking

Week 12: Pineapple Grilled Beef Ribs

Rule of thumb, do not attempt to cook dinner at 9pm when you are starving, especially when it is something you've never made before. You will ask "are they done yet" at least 100 times and consuming raw meat is definitely a possibility. This week, I decided to step really far out of my comfort… Continue reading Week 12: Pineapple Grilled Beef Ribs

Chicken, Cooking

Week 1: Chicken Lettuce Wrap

After sifting through a couple books and a few websites I decided my first recipe to attempt would be Chrissy Teigen's Chicken Lettuce Wraps from her Cravings cookbook. The meal was super easy to make and absolutely delicious! It was even great two days later reheated in a microwave. The hardest part of this recipe… Continue reading Week 1: Chicken Lettuce Wrap