Banana Coconut Bread (non-dairy banana bread)

Banana Coconut Bread

Banana Coconut Bread Every now and then I like to make different variations of banana bread.  (Sometimes it’s fun to change things up a bit.)  Aside from my favorite regular banana bread recipe, I really love this more tropical version prepared with shredded coconut, coconut milk, and coconut oil.  Because there is no dairy, this [...]

Corned Beef Fried Rice (what to do with leftover corned beef)

Corned Beef Fried Rice

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  I know many people feasted on corned beef and cabbage for dinner tonight to celebrate…  And – it means that tomorrow, packages of corned beef are probably going to be on sale for about 50% off at the supermarket!  The day after St. Patrick’s Day is a great day to fill [...]

Soondubu Jjigae (Korean Spicy Tofu Stew)

Soondubu Jjigae

Back when I was in school, I have great memories of visiting BCD Tofu House late at night after a long evening of studying.  They were open very late, so it was worth the drive to get a decent meal at that hour of night.  If you haven’t had a chance to try soondubu… it’s [...]

Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with Oreo Crust (Basic New York Cheesecake Recipe)

Basic Cheesecake recipe

One of my favorite cheesecake recipes is the Italian Cheesecake recipe that I posted previously.  However, that cheesecake recipe calls for specialty ingredients (mascarpone cheese + ricotta cheese) which can be somewhat expensive and a little bit harder to find – so I don’t make it all the time.  Most of the time, I use this recipe instead [...]