Tag Archives: Father’s Day

Mongolian beef and eggs fried rice

Mongolian beef and eggs fried rice. Some tips: cut the meat into strips (into even slices, about 1/4 inch wide), against the grain. Do not overcook, quickly searing the meat in batches. I usually use 500g flank steak or New York strip steak; 1/4 cup cornstarch; vegetable oil with little bit of sesame oil; bell peppers, green onions, large onion. For...
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Homemade Khinkali

I love when my kids ask me what can they cook for dinner, or they have some ideas of what they want to make. Today Nicole made khinkali, one of our favorite dishes from the country of Georgia; she loves them more than pelmeni, and they are more flavorful with a delicious bouillon...
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Teriyaki chicken

You can use chicken breast or thighs, we prefer thighs. You can make this dish 2 ways: Cut the chicken into pieces (medium cubes) or cook a whole chicken breasts/ tights. I prefer to cut, this method is easier to cook and to be sure it’s cooked. Mirin and sake you can substitute to rice wine vinegar, just add some...
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Fried Rice with egg and vegetables

One day before: First you need to cook the rice, about 1 1/3 cup of long grain rice. I do the rice in a rice cooker, but of course you can make it in a saucepan with a heavy bottom, the rice should be crumbly ( loose, able to be fried) and not mushy. So with the rice rinse it in...
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Bacon Fig Jam

Here is the recipe from my son, Nikita. This jam is so delicious! Can't wait to use it with my burger next time or cheese plate! 

With this recipe, you can use either Bourbon Whiskey or Rum. I used a combination of Irish Whiskey and Rum (50/50...

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