Shipwreck Dinner

I discovered this gem on, and it is a hit with the family. Not all healthy, but definitely delicious!! Ingredients: 1 pound lean ground beef 1 (7.25 ounce) package macaroni and cheese mix 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes 1 cup milk 1 cup frozen peas 1 cup frozen corn 1 teaspoon seasoned salt…

Product Review: Automatic Mixer

Any Louisiana chef knows that making a roux is a tedious process that involves A LOT of stirring. Meet the automatic mixer! This will continue to stir the roux for you in the pot while you get the rest of the gumbo ready. This is the kitchen tool you didn’t know you needed, but trust…

Chef Simeon’s Gumbo

I used to think making a gumbo was intimidating, but it is actually super easy. Here is our best recipe yet for a chicken and sausage gumbo. Ingredients: Directions:

Balsamic Flank Steak

I was on the fence about using balsamic vinegar on the steak but it turns out it is my new favorite way to cook a flank steak! Ingredients: 1 flank steak (1.5-2lb) 1 cup balsamic vinegar Dried Minced Onion Fresh Thyme Freshly Ground Pepper Kosher Salt Directions:

Pork Shogayaki

This thinly sliced pork dish packs a delightful punch! Ingredients: Directions:

Rice Paper Roll – Appetizer

These rice paper roll appetizers are super easy to put together! They serve as a great appetizer or side dish. Ingredients: Directions: Pro tip – chill in the fridge for about 15-20 minutes so the rice paper isn’t so sticky.

Japanese Cucumber Salad

This is a wonderful side salad when you want a little something different! Ingredients: Directions:

Product Review: Kikkoman’s Unagi Sauce

I discovered this sauce at our local international grocery and haven’t turned back since. If you love sushi rolls that have eel sauce on them, this is for you. Turns out Unagi Sauce is the same thing as Eel sauce. If you are short on time and can’t whip up your own, I highly recommend…

Spanish Beef Hash

Similar to goulash, this savory dish has been a week night hit in our household. For a spicier version – double the hot sauce and Cajun seasoning amounts. Ingredients: Directions: