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Yum Woon Sen (or, spicy glass noodles with crispy pork)

Ah...my first venture into homemade Thai food, inspired by a weekly email I get from a lovely site called The Kitchn.  I read it, saw the ingredients and [...]

mu shu pork casserole

another goal of mine for 2011 is to give casseroles a bit of a makeover. I found this one while doing some research on it and figured I'd give it a try! It's a [...]

thai chicken salad

I wish I could tell you how I found this one, but alas, I cannot. I can say that even suitNtie was impressed by the amount of protein. :) Hence it's appearance [...]

BBQ Chicken Quesadillas

Found this recipe over at $5 Dinners (a great website for creative budget-friendly cooking). Adapted it slightly, since I grilled my quesadillas folded in half [...]

scrambled egg enchiladas with black bean sauce

I fell in love with Rick Bayless on Top Chef Masters. I want to base a trip on going to one of his restaurants to have that mole sauce. I do. I'll admit [...]

Warm Black Bean & Veggie Wraps

I got a new cookbook over the holidays and I've found quite a few recipes that I want to try! The first one, though, is today's dinner. I was lucky enough to [...]

sweet potatoes with a warm black bean salad

Found this one while exploring the internet one day. I was intrigued by the whole "microwave your entire meal" concept and I liked that it was [...]

Funky Lime Pizza

I found this on a fellow MPMers menu and was intrigued. I bought a wheat pizza dough from the supermarket and I am changing out feta (blech) for goat cheese [...]

Chicken and Black Bean Enchilada Casserole

You can get this recipe here. We had impromptu company over and I was very curious as to whether it would be good, since it was my first time making it. I [...]

Thai Peanut Burgers

recipe courtesy Jif.com 1/2 cup Jif® Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter 1 tablespoon lime juice 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce 1/2 tablespoon finely grated fresh [...]