Tag Archives: chicken


Cupcakes and Chicken Curry

So M. and J. got married yesterday in the City Hall. It was a beautiful fall New York day, and the ceremony was filled with laughter and friends. I threw a small wedding reception at my apartment and here is … Continue reading


Tom Kha Gai

Ben got sick again. 🙁  He was hoarse and completely congested and miserable, and he had no appetite and was bored with your normal chicken soup.  I decided to be adventurous and make Tom Kha Gai (Thai chicken coconut soup). … Continue reading


Arroz con pollo with a twist

I love any kind of rice dishes (okay, I am a Korean, so that goes without saying), and I love any version of Arroz con pollo or what I call Mexican paella. 🙂 I wanted to make a version of … Continue reading


Sweet and sour chicken

Another one of my standby 30 minute dinner idea is Sweet and sour chicken.  I add pretty much any vegetable that I have around, but broccoli and red pepper are really nice choices. I always stir-fry the chicken that has … Continue reading


Korean Chinese better than American Chinese?

I had dinner at Shanghai Mong, a Korean-Chinese restaurant on 32nd Street with Ben last night.  It’s the only Chinese place on the strip of all Korean restaurants.  I normally go there to eat Jajangmyeon (also spelled jjajangmyeon; 자장면; 짜장면),  which … Continue reading


Thai Noodle Salad with Chicken

What’s for dinner?  Ah, the eternal question, especially when the refrigerator seems almost bare and you are exhausted from working all day.  I looked inside my fridge and faced that dilemma tonight.  And my stomach cried, “Hungry, feed me!”  But … Continue reading