Crab Spaghetti

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Pasta, Seafood | Tags : , , ,

This Crab Spaghetti recipe was my attempt at recreating the best pasta I’ve ever had.  It was inspired by our trip to Italy last year when we found a small, local restaurant in Novoli named “Da Settimo”.   Since this was my first attempt at Crab Spaghetti,  I decided to go... more

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Salmon Baked in Foil with Quinoa & Broccoli

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I like fish but I don’t have many recipes I love just yet.  BUT, I’m going to start making an effort to cook more of it!  This recipe is inspired from Giada’s Salmon Baked in Foil from the food network but I made some slight modifications.  This recipe is much... more

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Goi Cuon Filet – Grilled Beef Tenderloin Spring Rolls

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Beef, Spring Rolls | Tags : , , ,

We’ve been on a bit of a blogging hiatus lately as the Texas Rangers season has ramped up and we are starting the baseball tradition in our household of attending more and more games.  Also, we’ve been ramping up our work outs and salad consumptions, which isn’t quite as fun to... more

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Mi Goi Kho & Hot Ga (Dry Ramen and Egg)

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Carbs, Eggs, Noodle | Tags : , , , ,

Easy meal for any time of the day. Cindy and I tend to do this for breakfast on weekends since it’s fast, easy and very tasty. It doesn’t require many ingredients. In fact, you should always have these ingredients available in your house for emergency cases. =) INGREDIENTS (for 2)... more

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Canh Ga Chien Nuoc Mam – Vietnamese Chicken Wings

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Appetizers, Poultry | Tags : , ,

  I am obsessed with chicken wings!    I love the naked, salty wings and usually dip them in an assortment of sauces.  The one wing we’ve been experimenting with at home uses the Vietnamese Nuoc Mam (Fish Sauce) as it’s main ingredient.  Tonight we made 4 different styles :... more

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Canh Spinach, Bap & Cha – Vietnamese Canh Spinach, Corn and Chicken

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Soup | Tags : , , , , , ,

  “Canh” is a staple to most Vietnamese meals.  Canh is usually a broth based soup with vegetables, meat or seafood.  It’s typically eaten with a complementing braised meat dish (usually salty) to balance off the flavor.  It’s a great way to incorporate more vegetables into your daily meals and... more

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Chef Tindy Vlog #002 – Urban Crust Pizza!

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Urban Crust Pizza :: March 23, 2012      more

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Mi Xao Ga Rau Cai – Chicken Vegetable Stir-Fry over Egg Noodles

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Carbs, Noodle, Poultry | Tags : , , ,

We LOVE egg noodles (mi) !  There’s something comforting and reminds me of my family when I eat noodle stir-fry dishes.  It’s one of those meals that you can cook in huge batches, sneak in all the healthy vegetables the kiddos tend to eat around and makes a small amount... more

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Thai Mangos – How to Cut a Thai Mango

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Desserts, Fruits, Tips and Tricks | Tags : , ,

  There are a variety of mangos.  I usually prefer the semi-crunchy, slightly sweet & sour mangos but the Thai Mangos are most popular for dessert and usually eaten with sweet sticky rice.  These mangos are smaller, orange in color and have a rich, sweet flavor.   Watch the video... more

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Com Tam Suon Hot Ga- Vietnamese Grilled Pork Chop with Fried Egg

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Eggs, Meats, Pork | Tags : , , , ,

  Com Tam (Broken Rice) is a very traditional rice dish served at most Vietnamese restaurants.  Usually there are variations that will have the pork chop, shredded pork, pork “meat loaf”, fried egg and pickled vegetables all on one dish!   But for our simple Sunday version we just marinaded... more

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