Peruvian Style Chicken with Green Sauce

Earlier this year we went to a Peruvian restaurant; the same restaurant we had the garlic rice at (causing me to recreate it). My friend ordered this roasted chicken covered in this wonderful green sauce. It smelled and looked amazing. He was kind enough to give us all a case of this wonderful dish. I had to have it again. I searched all over the internet looking for a recipe. I finally found one that’s ingredients looked similar to what we had eaten and it gave me a good base to start from. Continue reading

Salt and Pepper Pork

I had a craving for salt and pepper pork. It’s one of my favorite things to get when I go for Chinese. Unfortunately a lot the Chinese restaurants in my neighborhood don’t serve it. They have this in chicken form, which is delicious, but not what I was craving. I googled what to do to make this delicious dish. I found a great recipe here that I altered a bit to make it more what I was used to eating.  Salt and Pepper Pork-5

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Garlic Rice

We went to dinner last weekend to a Peruvian restaurant in our neighborhood. It was a first for me and I have to say, the food was delicious. We will be returning for sure! What really won me over was the garlic rice. It was so simple but so flavorful. I could not get enough of it. I was sure there was not much to it and after some searching online I found the recipe on southamericanfood.about.com. I was so excited to make it! I actually served it with the leg of lamb from last week! …

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Sesame Asian Vinaigrette

It’s been warm in Chicago this last week. Warm weather makes me crave salad! Nothing is better than a delicious salad in the evening after a warm walk home from the train. Not only does it make me feel like I am being healthy but it is delicious. What makes me feel healthier is making my own dressing — knowing exactly what is in it. This sesame Asian vinaigrette is one of my favorites to make. It is so flavorful. Sesame Asian Vinaigrette-1

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