Category Archives: Asian

Red Curry Chicken

A couple years back, Kansas City finally got a Trader Joe’s.  At the time it opened, I had never been to a Trader Joe’s. I’ve now been there on several trips (sometimes with Brett’s mom, sometimes solo) and it holds a … Continue reading

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PW’s Beef with Snow Peas

One of the most challenging parts about making Asian food at home is achieving the same “textures” that would be found at a restaurant. I think that many cooks (myself included) have a hard time creating seared, crispy breaded chicken, … Continue reading

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Honey Soy-Glazed Pork Tenderloin

This recipe is dedicated to anyone – everyone! – who feels that a flavorful, tender, juicy, main course meat is out of reach. Let it be known: it is not out of reach! This pork tenderloin recipe simply cannot get … Continue reading

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PW’s Asian Noodle Salad

To summer – I make a toast. A toast to that very first iced Starbucks mocha that I ordered late-May, and pleasantly sipped with my windows down while watching the geese fly north. A toast to three bridal showers, one … Continue reading

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Red Curry Chicken Noodles

It’s been awhile since I’ve tried a recipe that’s reminiscent of Thai flavors. For awhile there, I was making so many Asian dishes – too many Asian dishes – and I got very tired of garlic, ginger, red chili sauce, … Continue reading

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Crab Rangoon

Do you have any idea how much I love crab rangoon? I don’t think you do. In high school, I would sometimes order a 6-piece of crab rangoon and eat it for dinner. Disgusting, in a totally delicious way. These … Continue reading

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Orange Asian Chicken

Is there anything more consistently delicious than chinese takeout? Nope. It’s greasy. It’s saucy. It’s sweet and salty. It’s everything that is so, so good – and so, so bad for you. I’ve definitely never worked in a chinese food … Continue reading

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