Hui Kitchen’s Chinese Braised Eggplant with Tree Mushrooms

Hui Kitchen’s Chinese Braised Eggplant with Tree Mushrooms I learned to make this dish from Chef Hui at Hui Kitchen in Santiago, Spain. Rich and I were starving for fresh vegetables, having discovered that few restaurants along the Camino de Santiago offer...

Cajun Blackeyed Peas In Your Instant Pot!

Cajun Black-eyed Peas is a southern dish I absolutely love. It is sometimes called “Hoppin’ John” though I never heard it called by that name until I reached adulthood even though I grew up on the Mississippi Gulf Coast close to the Louisiana border. Go...

New England Clamless Chowder in Your Instant Pot

New England Clamless Chowder   Whether or not you are a fan of clam chowder, if you are a fan of decadently creamy potatoes and are craving comfort food, this is a dish you will love. It doesn’t have the fishy taste of clams, but the shitake mushrooms provide...

Divinely Decadent Vegan Calzones Your Family Will Love!

Divinely Decadent Vegan Calzones Your Family Will Love! You don’t have to give up your favorite comfort foods just because you’ve gotten animal protein out of your diet. I have fed these amazingly decadent calzones to numerous of my carnivorous friends and...

Ethiopian Inguday Tibs – Spicy Sautéed Mushrooms

Abiye Bisrat is the owner and executive chef of Enat Ethiopian Restaurant, in Alexandria, Virginia. Enat (meaning “Mother”) is one of our favorite places to find authentic Ethiopian food in the DC area. We never leave DC without being sure to enjoy one of their...