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:

Homemade Caesar Dressing

I didn’t have anchovy paste (optional) but this dressing still came out perfect, even the nine year old approves! Ingredients: Directions:

Simple Ramen

This is an evolving recipe, but here is the first iteration. We will be adding more ingredients to it as we work on it, but the simple one is great for picky eaters (i.e. my 9 year old). Ingredients: Directions: