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Category Archives: Main Dishes

Minestra di Pasta e Piselli

Earlier this week, Houston and the surrounding areas experienced a torrent of wind, heavy rains, and flooding. Thankfully, from where I live it was mostly just lots of rain and a few big thunder claps. After the rain, the temperature has dropped significantly and it’s freezing outside (freezing to this Texas girl is 60 degrees […]

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Stir-Fried Tofu with Broccoli

Now that I’ve moved to the diverse metropolis that is Houston, I have access to a bounty of international restaurants and grocery stores, including of course Houston’s amazing Chinatown. Perhaps this is what inspired me to (finally) get a wok and try making some Chinese dishes. When I mentioned my dinner plans to one of […]

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Chicken-Fried Steak

  Yeehaw! Chicken-fried steak is a big deal to us Texans and, although I’ve eaten it in restaurants more times than I can count, I’ve only tried to make this at home twice. The first time was years ago, and it was a disaster. The moment that poor steak hit the oil, its breading started […]

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