Monday Munchies: Making Mongolian Beef

Despite its name, Mongolian beef doesn’t come from Mongolian cuisine at all. It’s another Chinese-American dish. Mongolian beef consists of sliced fried strips of steak coated with a sweet and spicy sauce. I actually deep fried the steak strips and…

Monday Munchies: Catfish Amandine

Here, we use healthier extra-virgin olive oil with a bit of butter added for its flavor instead of the tablespoons of butter usually used to make classic “amandine” sauce for pan-fried catfish fillets. The results are delicately flavored and have…

Monday Munchies: Spring Chopped Salad With Lime-Mint Vinaigrette

For this vegetarian dish, take advantage of fresh, in-season vegetables like avocado and green beans, while radishes, mint, and fennel add pep. With the hard-boiled eggs, this salad offers plenty of filling protein to be a main course, though if…