Southwest Salad

Over the weekend it was surprisingly warm in Graz! I'm not used to cooking meals for warm days anymore but thankfully Jen over at Carlsbad Cravings had the perfect solution! A Southwest Salad. Since this is not my recipe I did not take photos of everything, but it was so good I had to share! ... Continue Reading →

Noodle box

So in Graz right now a popular fast food "meal" is a noodle box. You can buy it from a stand on the street or even in a restaurant, and the types vary. However I wanted to try to make it at home and possibly a little healthier. The ingredients you'll need: noodles (in the... Continue Reading →

Styrian Schnitzel

Last weekend Michael and I (and a few other friends from Arizona) visited Daria and Ernan in Vienna. Since two other friends from America were with us we decided it was about time we cooked and posted an Austrian meal! Traditional Wiener Schnitzel comes from Vienna and is made with Veal. This dish differs from that because... Continue Reading →

Quick and Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas

We finally found some shredded CHEDDAR CHEESE at the Austrian grocery store here! It's often the small things you miss when you're so far away from home. We thought what better way to use it than to make deliciously cheesy chicken quesadillas! This is just a super simple recipe and takes under 30 minutes to make.... Continue Reading →

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken, a popular Chinese dish, is one of my all time favorites! I recently went grocery shopping at Nakwon, one of the few Asian stores here in Vienna, and bought some more yummy Asian sauces and other goodies. This recipe was slightly tweaked but inspired by a recipe post that I found on pbs.org... Continue Reading →

One pot pasta

Another very simple recipe.  I typically make this when I am about to go out of town and have already cleaned out my fridge. It's simple and since I use frozen vegetables it can be made even when my kitchen is fairly empty. The only ingredients you need are frozen vegetables (of course you can use... Continue Reading →

Vegetable Lentil Soup

This is a very quick and healthy meal. Ingredients: Any vegetables you have. I typically buy fresh vegetables and freeze them, or buy frozen vegetables. Based on what I had in my kitchen my soup included: frozen carrots, spinach, and onions. Then Fresh Tomatoes, one cup of lentils, soup mix, and spices.   This recipe... Continue Reading →

Bulgogi Beef

This Bulgogi beef plate brought back so many memories of working the Saturday shift at my old job in Mesa, Arizona. It became a Saturday tradition to order lunch from Aloha Kitchen! I tried to replicate this dish over the weekend and I must say it was delicious and tasted just like how I remember it!!!... Continue Reading →

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