Can’t wait till Tuesday. Street tacos from T.

There’s been talk of making tacos the state food for Texas.  If this were to be on the next voting ballot, regardless of all political parties, I would vote FOR this.  Tacos are one of the many foods of the gods.  There’s no denying that food — meat, veggies, cheese (when applicable) — tucked into…

What to do when winter gives you cabin fever? El Pollo Loco Roja!

It’s been a few months since I’ve posted.  I hope to change my frequency in the future.  I have some wonderful cookbooks to try out, some intriguing recipes from the internet to play with, so there should be new posts more often.  I’m also purchasing a new (used) higher quality camera in the very near…

Ginger, the rhizome of secrets — Beef Lomein

As promised, I’m back with another recipe.  Beef lomein.  Actually, this is a dish you can make with any meat (or no meat at all if that’s your preference), and to be honest, you can make it with any veggie.  The first time I made it, I used carrots, onions, finely shredded cabbage, and I…

Just in time for the holidays – Simple pear tart

I disappeared again, it seems, but I didn’t disappear too far.  However, the holidays will drag me back into the spotlight.  Thanksgiving meant a lot of food was made to be eaten, and as usual, I tend to be in charge of desserts.  Now in my family, there are several people with diabetes and other…

Sometimes you feel like a nut: Almond Chicken (with jasmine rice)

I love Asian food.  I could eat at Chinese restaurants almost every single day if I had the money and someone who wanted to eat at them with me that often.  As seen on Geek Girl, I’ve tried to make many Asian-style dishes at home, and I’ve succeeded in not only making my tummy happy…

First Guest Cook Post: Tater Tot Casserole with The Roommate

Note: This has been tossed around since I started Geek Girl — the idea of having “guest cooks” to make posts with recipes and photos.  I haven’t done it yet because I haven’t had anyone who’d cooked something that either wanted to make a guest cook post (or who doesn’t already have his/her own cooking…