Posts Tagged: recipe

Banh Mi in a Pinch

Last year I taught a few cooking classes.  One of the classes I taught was a “Banh mi in a Pinch”  Vietnamese sandwich class.  My menu consisted of banh mi xa xiu (meatballs), 5 spice chicken, and the original thit

Banh Mi in a Pinch

Last year I taught a few cooking classes.  One of the classes I taught was a “Banh mi in a Pinch”  Vietnamese sandwich class.  My menu consisted of banh mi xa xiu (meatballs), 5 spice chicken, and the original thit

On a Stick! – Cookbook review

Several weeks ago we had “On a Stick!” week at the saVUryandsweet casa. The cover touts 80 Party-Perfect Recipes and it does not disappoint.  Every recipe is accompanied with an expertly-styled photo that you will simply want to dive into. 

On a Stick! – Cookbook review

Several weeks ago we had “On a Stick!” week at the saVUryandsweet casa. The cover touts 80 Party-Perfect Recipes and it does not disappoint.  Every recipe is accompanied with an expertly-styled photo that you will simply want to dive into. 

Vietnamese Week at saVUry&sweet

What has saVUryandsweet been up to? A lot.  Vietnamese week (in preparation for teaching a Vietnamese cooking class at Cook!), renovating the kitchen, Food & Wine Festival at National Harbor, and much more. This is my kitchen.  Excuse the fluff

Vietnamese Week at saVUry&sweet

What has saVUryandsweet been up to? A lot.  Vietnamese week (in preparation for teaching a Vietnamese cooking class at Cook!), renovating the kitchen, Food & Wine Festival at National Harbor, and much more. This is my kitchen.  Excuse the fluff

Croque Monsieur – My way

I’ve been trying to get to France for over the last decade.  If I play my cards right, I’ll finally make it there next spring/summer.  In high school I took French, and fell in love with the language.  One of

Croque Monsieur – My way

I’ve been trying to get to France for over the last decade.  If I play my cards right, I’ll finally make it there next spring/summer.  In high school I took French, and fell in love with the language.  One of

QUICKIE POST – Carolina-inspired Pulled Pork

Dinner tonight was so good I need to post NOW.  Before Carolina Brothers, I was a tomato-based bbq fanatic.  CB opened my eyes.  This morning I plunked a pork shoulder in the crock pot.  Came home to a pork-perfumed house,

QUICKIE POST – Carolina-inspired Pulled Pork

Dinner tonight was so good I need to post NOW.  Before Carolina Brothers, I was a tomato-based bbq fanatic.  CB opened my eyes.  This morning I plunked a pork shoulder in the crock pot.  Came home to a pork-perfumed house,

Rome – Pasta with bacon, mushrooms, and tomato sauce

If you guessed Italy, Rome, or the Colosseum for yesterday’s Wordless Wednesday you’re right!  I grabbed a panini and munched while admiring the Arch of Constantine and the Colosseum.  Last October my husband and I spent 7 days in Italy,

Rome – Pasta with bacon, mushrooms, and tomato sauce

If you guessed Italy, Rome, or the Colosseum for yesterday’s Wordless Wednesday you’re right!  I grabbed a panini and munched while admiring the Arch of Constantine and the Colosseum.  Last October my husband and I spent 7 days in Italy,

Strawberry Frozen Goodness

I love living in Ashburn because in an hour, I’m in DC or in the country.  I also love the four seasons, the freshness of spring, warmth of summer, colors of fall, and snow in the winter.  But during this

Strawberry Frozen Goodness

I love living in Ashburn because in an hour, I’m in DC or in the country.  I also love the four seasons, the freshness of spring, warmth of summer, colors of fall, and snow in the winter.  But during this