Lo mein using dried Ramen noodles

You know those times in life when you realize your idea of something is a complete sham? Well I’ve had a few of those recently, I think this is something that comes with the decade of your 30 somethings. One sham is that of Chinese American restaurants and learning that the stuff I grew up […]

Mapo Tofu

Well last few weeks were rather eventful for me….after several months of job hunting and being discouraged with my limited availability, full time mom duties, and general weirdness (yes, even for Portland) I was ready to give up and figured recipe development,cooking for family, and blogging were going to have to do (they are my […]

Waldorf chicken salad rolls

So the Waldorf is a famous salad served at the Waldorf Astoria, in NY, NY, for decades. Its a throw back classic for sure, but if this salad was a rockstar it would be Mick Jagger, because it has staying power! California Walnuts is having a contest to do a recipe refresh version of this […]