Learning Kitchen: Ramen 100% from Scratch

There’s something really satisfying about making food from scratch, more so when the food you’re making is also a restaurant favorite. Magneto says the ramen we’ve been eating in restaurants this whole time pale in comparison to last night’s homemade five-protein ramen explosion – and, aside from my not boiling the soft-boiled eggs long enough, […]

Learning Kitchen: Singaporean Noodles

I have all these dishes in my head, things from my past, things I’ve dreamt about… But I don’t have recipes for any of them. So, here we are in the learning kitchen, trying to figure it all out. This time, it was the Singaporean noodles I first had at a random Howard Johnson’s in […]

Learning Kitchen: Meal Prep/Planning – Asian Tofu Stew

We’re back on it now that the Labor Day weekend has passed (which was full of near-gluttony not chronicled here), which means that it’s all about making as much of our food from scratch as possible, and trying really hard not to make/eat stuff that’s fried or otherwise bad for us. This week, it’s all […]

Learning Kitchen: Meal Prep/Planning – Tofu Fried Rice

Yesterday’s lunch of vegan chili was spicy, so I wanted a dinner that was a little milder on the palate. Tofu to the rescue! I’m trying really hard to be more mindful of what goes into our food, right down to the frozen ingredients. So while I opted for white rice as a means of […]

Recipe: Soy-braised Tofu and Ramen

Every once in a while, I go meatless. It’s important to have balance in one’s diet, and consciously focusing on plant-based meals for a while reminds me to eat more veggies. Sometimes, though…Well, sometimes I get tired of quinoa and greens and broccoli. Sometimes I want something a little heartier, a little meatier. And that’s […]