Jimmy Dean Fried Rice

Costco is dangerous. My husband bought more Jimmy Dean sausages than I knew what to do with. One lazy night, I decided to try making fried rice with Jimmy Dean. It’s pork, it’s  pre-seasoned, and most importantly it’s filling, so I didn’t see a downside. I tossed and crumbled a pound of Jimmy Dean sausage…

Living on Ready-to-Eat Foods: Costco Edition

I had a grand plan to introduce you to a Shanghai recipe every other day. Alas, between fighting jet lag and work projects, I spent the last week living off of Costco and frozen foods. In case you ever wondered if that tagliatelle grilled white chicken with portobello mushroom sauce is worth $11, below is…

Cooking on Jetlag: Instant Ramen and Turkey Daikon Soup

Getting back after two weeks in Southeast Asia (read about my Bali trip here) has turned my circadian rhythm upside down. My body wants to sleep at noon, but eat at 2am without the usual appetite that accompanies hunger. I landed back in Seattle around 6:30pm and got home closer 8pm. The boys hadn’t eaten yet…