Recipe: Butterscotch Pecan Bread Pudding

Butterscotch is what I always imagined ambrosia would taste like. The smooth, rich combination of sweet butter, crumbly brown sugar, and thick cream – not to mention vanilla and salt – is truly the  nectar of the Gods. I love it better than fudge or caramel. Last week I was wracking my brain trying to…

Recipe: Mango-Lime Grilled Chicken

Have you ever been to Nando‘s? It’s a popular Portuguese-inspired South African flame-grilled chicken chain that has spread across the globe. I first heard of it visiting Oxford a few years ago – pretty much anything chicken-related will pique my interest – but didn’t get a chance to try its famous peri-peri chicken until a…

Recipe: Coconut Lime Chicken

Did you ever cook something that required only HALF a can of coconut milk? Annoying. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve scrambled to figure out what to do with the other half of that can. Use it to frost a carrot cake? Uh, sure. Whip up a mini Thai curry? Been there, done…

Recipe: Mix-and-Match Chicken

If there’s one thing I can do well consistently, it’s chicken. It’s the main protein in our household – fairly light, easily flavored, and not too difficult to prepare. As long as you’re not doing a full roast, it’s the perfect dish for a busy weeknight. Which brings me to mix-and-match chicken. This is my…