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The Perfect Hummus With Beef

Hummus with beef is a savory and protein-packed twist on the classic Middle Eastern dip. In this enticing fusion, creamy and smooth hummus becomes a canvas for seasoned and sautéed ground beef, creating a satisfying marriage of textures and flavors. The beef is typically cooked with aromatic spices like cumin, coriander, and garlic, infusing it […]

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Perfect Shrimp & Pork Lumpia

Shrimp and pork lumpia, a beloved Filipino appetizer, showcases the delightful combination of savory shrimp and seasoned ground pork encased in thin spring roll wrappers. In this version, I wrap seasoned ground pork around the large shrimp, then wrap it in the spring roll wrappers. This retains the shape of the shrimp after it is […]

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Caramelized Onion Garlic Bread

Caramelized onion garlic bread is a flavor-packed upgrade to the classic side dish. In this delectable creation, sweet and savory caramelized onions and garlic are generously spread over milk bread. The onions, slow-cooked to golden perfection, bring a rich sweetness that complements the robust garlic flavor. The bread is then toasted to a golden brown, […]

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Cucumber Kimchi Recipe

Cucumber kimchi, known as “Oi Kimchi” in Korean, is a refreshing and vibrant variation of traditional kimchi. Sliced cucumbers are generously coated with a zesty mixture of gochugaru (Korean red pepper flakes), garlic, ginger, fish sauce, and a touch of sugar for balance. Fermentation allows the cucumbers to absorb the bold flavors, resulting in a […]

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Crispy Roast Potatoes

These crispy roast potatoes are a really simple recipe that will have you craving potatoes everyday. The crispy outside and soft inside combined with a garlic rosemary aroma is something I have dreams about. I make this at every family gathering and it is always the star of the show. View this post on Instagram […]

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Knafeh, a beloved Middle Eastern dessert, is a symphony of textures and flavors that captivates the palate. Featuring layers of shredded phyllo dough or semolina. The dessert is generously filled with sweetened cheese, typically goat or sheep cheese, and cooked to golden perfection. What truly elevates knafeh is the drenching of the warm pastry with […]

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Beef Tenderloin Stir Fry

This beef tenderloin stir fry is probably the most tender stir fry you will ever have. This is a very popular sweet and tangy beef dish at Chinese restaurants. With a little bit of patience and technique, you can make it yourself at home too. Please season according to your own personal preference. If you […]

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Texas Style Smoked Brisket

Texas-style smoked beef brisket is a barbecue masterpiece, celebrated for its bold flavors and tender, smoky perfection. The process begins with a meticulously seasoned brisket, typically using a blend of salt, pepper, and sometimes additional spices for a robust flavor profile. It may seem like an intimidating thing to make but once broken down, it […]

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Ratatouille, a classic Provençal dish, is a vegetable medley that transcends simplicity with its vibrant flavors and rustic charm. This French culinary masterpiece features an array of colorful vegetables such as eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers, and tomatoes, slow-cooked to tender perfection. Infused with aromatic herbs like thyme and rosemary, and often enriched with garlic and […]

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Five Spice Pork Belly Bao

This five spice pork belly bao combines classic Chinese flavors with pork belly to create a delicious treat. The succulent pork is braised to perfection, absorbing the deep and complex notes of our aromatics. Encased in a soft, fluffy bao bun, each bite offers a symphony of textures and tastes. Tender, melt-in-your-mouth pork harmonizing with […]