Japanese Cuisine Knowledge Bombs + Fast & Hot Teriyaki Chicken Stir-Fry (vegan)

While visiting Japan, Kim and I not only learned what classifies authentic Japanese food, we also learned what Japanese food isn’t. At this point, most people know that you’re not going to go to China and eat “the best orange chicken you’ve ever had,” because it’s clear that chow mien, pork fried rice, and all…

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Asian-Inspired Black Pepper Chicken Rice Bowl with Soy Sauce Tossed Veggies (vegan & gf)

Last week, we posted a recipe for an easy, go-to breakfast. Today, we’re covering a recipe for a minimalistic lunch or dinner. Sense a theme coming about? Well, don’t worry kitchen-heads, we’ve got more complex stuff in the works, but look, sometimes people just wanna eat without hours of labor involved, and sometimes we fall…

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Lemongrass Chicken Bánh Mì Tacos with Savory Mushroom Pâté and Sweet & Tart Đồ Chua (Vegan)

Before we get started, there’s no way we’re putting accent marks over every banh mi, pate, and do chua in the post. We don’t have to spell them out for you to know what they mean…. Wait, do you know what they mean? We’ve written about these things before (with the exception of pate) but if…

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Soft & Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Rolls with Sweet & Spicy Marinara Sauce (vegan)

It’s recently been brought to our attention that some people don’t enjoy our use of curse words while describing food, so let’s start this off the right way. If a cinnamon roll and margarita pizza fucked, this would be their love child. Alright, that should weed out some of the sensitive internet moms. This recipe…

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Zesty Orange Sweet Potato Stir-Fry with Garlic-Lime Soba Noodles (vegan)

Sweet, refreshing, spicy, and hearty vegetables alongside tender, garlicky, and sesame soba noodles in less than 30 minutes? Nice to meet you, dinner plans. We’ll be real, there’s not much to discuss here if you’re already familiar with stir-frying and noodle cooking basics, so we’ll leave it to photography to get your stomach rumbling and your…

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Loaded Crispy Sweet Potato Chips with Tempura Fried Seaweed, Sautéed Beef Crumbles, Sweet Eel Sauce, and Spicy Mayo (vegan)

We’re gonna save the fancy descriptions and science-y talk on this one, because this dish speaks for itself. If you’re a sushi fan, you’ll love the flavors goin on here. Every element of savory, sweet, sea, earthy, and spicy conjoin to form a sensation that hits every node on your tastebuds. When that first bite…

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Flaky Paratha Tacos with Smoky Grilled Eggplant, Sweet Maple Cabbage, Roasted Peanuts, and Cilantro Ginger Yogurt Sauce (vegan)

… wat? “Like seriously, WHAT EVEN IS THIS DISH GUYS? Tacos made from Indian paratha? Cabbage seasoned with maple flavoring? This doesn’t make any sense!” We know. We hear you. You’re right, this doesn’t seem to make any sense, but rest assured, every flavor is added to elevate or balance another one. Once your teeth sink…

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Paper Thin Pizza with Balsamic Tomato Sauce, Savory Beyond Burger Crumbles, Sharp Parmesan, Walnuts, and Sweet Agave Tamarind Drizzle (vegan)

How many pizza recipes are too many? NADA! Pizza all day son. Thin crust, deep dish, soft crust, New York, Neapolitan, fusion—we’re here for it all. A couple months ago we published a fast-food style pizza recipe with thick, soft, and fluffy garlic herb crust, and we achieved exactly what we wanted, but… what about…

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Thai Angel Hair Vermicelli with Savory Black Bean Garlic Sauce, Vegan Beef, and Roasted Peanuts (vegan & gf)

I know we started off the last post with a story, but look, we’ve got another one for you. This one has its origins in Miami, taking place around late February, 2019 (for you future readers out there) when Kim and I were in Florida for a short tour with our good friend Dré Tamashi.…

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Lightly Charred Cauliflower in Vanilla Lemongrass Infused Coconut Broth

This is one of those recipes that makes you think “huh, that sounds kinda weird, but I also want a bite at the same time.” It’s kind of like a course out of a fine dining meal that can’t be easily defined as an appetizer or entree – it simply exists as a dish with…

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Chilled Penne Salad with Creamy Pesto Dressing, Tangy Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Deep Roasted Mushrooms, and Grated Parmesan (vegan)

  Our favorite type of salad? One that has the word pasta in front of it. This dish is unbelievably satisfying, incredibly easy, full of flavor, and light on prep time. The process goes a little bit like: boil water, roast mushrooms, make pesto, cook pasta, whisk together dressing, toss errything together (yes, eryything), and stash…

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Red Wine Marinated Beyond Burgers Seared in Crushed Black Pepper, Served with Balsamic Beet Puree, Smoked Provolone Cheese, and Caramelized Onions (vegan)

Would you just look at that title? I mean, if you’re not drooling by the end of it then you may need to see a doctor. Sure, it’s long, but shortening it would be a disservice to this recipe. I almost feel bad for calling it a burger, because it’s so much more than that—it…

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