Porchetta

Porchetta… mmm, salty, savory, mouthwatering, totally bad for you, Porchetta. This is one of my absolute favorite meals to cook, and to eat! Many believe Porchetta was created in the 12th or 13th century in Ariccia, Italy, a town outside of Rome. Porchetta is such a diverse dish all over the world, it’s either a pork tenderloin or shoulder marinated in garlic, fennel, rosemary, etc. … Continue reading Porchetta

What Happens In Vegas Stays In Vegas- Except Ribs, Potato Salad, and Baked Beans

Difficulty Level: Prep Chef The last few days Ryan, Valentina and I went to Las Vegas to visit some family, and let me tell you how much fun we had. We cooked a lot of food, drank some wine, and the kids had so much fun seeing each other and playing in the sprinklers in 102 degree heat. My Aunt Suzanne is an Instant Pot … Continue reading What Happens In Vegas Stays In Vegas- Except Ribs, Potato Salad, and Baked Beans

Chicken And Steak Fajitas with Avocado Cilantro Sauce

Difficulty Level: Prep Chef What is Cinco De Mayo really? If you asked most Americans what they’re celebrating, they’ll likely tell you one of two things: Mexico’s Independence Day Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Cinco De Mayo actually celebrates Mexico’s victory over France in the Franco-Mexican war in 1862, which was after Mexico’s independence from Spain. On this day in Mexico, families … Continue reading Chicken And Steak Fajitas with Avocado Cilantro Sauce

Pho

Difficulty Level: Sous Chef Pho. The best soup ever made. Ever. Whichever way you pronounce it (Pho or Phu) you know it’s good. Pho is a Vietnamese soup made from beef bones that, mixed with a lot of other flavors and spices, make a rich and savory bone broth. Serve it with rice noodles and the meat(s) of your choice as well as the toppings … Continue reading Pho

Poached Chicken with Thyme and Tarragon Sauce

Cook Time: 1 hour Prep Time: 20 minutes Difficulty Level: Lead Chef When you think of poaching something, I’m sure you probably think of poaching eggs. I do too, but did you know that poaching was actually perfected by the French to cook delicate things, like fish, poultry, and fruit? The liquid you poach in can be water, stock, or wine. In this recipe I … Continue reading Poached Chicken with Thyme and Tarragon Sauce

Pot Roast

Difficulty Level: Soux Chef If you’ve ever had an unexpected visit, wanted something really good for a special occasion, or just because you wanted to do something extra nice one night, and you have the time to make it, then you’ve come to the right place and found the perfect dish. We had some friends visit us from Texas last night and I thought this … Continue reading Pot Roast

All About Korean Food Part Two: Bulgogi Bibimbap

Hello! And welcome back to Queen Bee. This week I’m doing a three part series on Korean food in honor of the 2018 Winter Olympics being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Part one was Korean Tacos, if you didn’t see it, go check it out! Part two is about Bulgogi Bibimbap. Bulgogi is literally translated into Fire Meat. Bulgogi involves prime cuts of meat- which … Continue reading All About Korean Food Part Two: Bulgogi Bibimbap

All About Korean Food Part One: Korean Tacos

Hey guys, and welcome back to Queen Bee. I’m sure you’re all aware that the 2018 Winter Olympics officially start today in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The last time Korea hosted the Olympics was September 1988. I was 8 months old! This week I am doing a three part series in honor of the Winter Olympics. I’ll be making Korean Tacos, Bulgogi Bibimbap, and Korean Udon … Continue reading All About Korean Food Part One: Korean Tacos