Tag: homemade

Homemade: Herbed Shrimp with Quinoa

Homemade: Herbed Shrimp with Quinoa

Today, I’m sharing a great dish that is a combination of two different recipes: herbed shrimp with quinoa.  I discovered this fantastic Garlic Butter Shrimp and Quinoa recipe from food blog A Pinch of Yum and I’ve made it exactly her way the first time around – […]

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie

In China, DS had a British friend who made Shepherd’s pie, from scratch, in a large toaster oven in Shanghai.  He had been mooning over that meal for months and then in the mail one day, his friend KW sent him a cookbook, complete with […]

Gong Bao Ji Ding!

Gong Bao Ji Ding!

So I finally found ALL the ingredients needed for the gong bao chicken recipe that we learned as a group in Shanghai. I decided to test out the recipe with my parents. It took a good hour to prep the food and make everything but […]