Author: Brogan Wu

Recipe of the Week: Roasted Eggplant Dip

Photo by Brogan Wu This roasted eggplant dip is baba ganoush inspired, and I say that because my addition of mayonnaise and roasted Korean sesame paste may be blasphemous to some, but those of you who know my cooking probably aren't surprised! It is tangy and filled with garlic, yet […]

Recipe of the Week: Midnight Mojitos

Photo by Brogan Wu I remember growing up and my mom letting me watch “Practical Magic.” It wasn't always exactly age appropriate, but it was a special treat for me and we loved how the movie focused on sisterhood, womanhood and staying true to your roots. To this day it […]

Recipe of the Week: Squash and Spicy Shrimp Tacos

Photo by Brogan Wu After a long winter cooped away eating lots of stews, breads, and roast chickens; I always crave light and bright dinners around the first sign of spring. Cilantro is an herb that just reminds me of sunshine, its fragrance and lemony taste brings an element of […]

Recipe of the Week: Lavender and Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Photo by Brogan Wu I have long dreamed of how to get the perfect crinkled chocolate chip cookie. I always thought it came down to the dough, that my cookies weren't getting the right texture because I wasn't using the right measurements. When I stumbled across Sarah Kieffer's giant crinkled […]

Recipe of the Week: Chicken + Caprese Stuffed Peppers

Photo by Brogan Wu Stuffed peppers are one of those things that I keep in my bi-weekly recipe rotation all year round. I love them because they really only take 25-30 minutes to prep, and then all I have to do is bake them around dinner time. They also contain […]

Recipe of the Week: Sage + Rosemary Irish Soda Bread

Photo by Brogan Wu Growing up in a mixed household I have always had two moods when it came to food. Mainly because of my two different sides. One, a love for spicy Chinese fare with fermented vegetables and bold spices. The other, a craving for the foods my Irish […]

Recipe of the Week: Mint and Basil Pesto Sauce

Photo by Brogan Wu My boyfriend’s favorite dinner of all time would probably be lamb chops. He’s happy with a good grilled cheese, casserole, or chicken dish any night of the week, but if it’s a special occasion I know that lamb is what he really wants. I like lamb, […]

Recipe of the Week: Cheesy Mushroom Hand Pies

Photo by Brogan Wu I think it’s fair to say that anything wrapped in puff pastry is bound to be good. Take any filling and pair it with something buttery, flaky, and warm like puff pastries and it can only make it better. Leftover pot roast? Puff pastry. Not enough […]

Recipe of the Week: Savory Apricot Shortbread Cookies

Photo by Brogan Wu One of the more controversial things I have ever said was that shortbread is an overrated cookie. It’s not that I don’t like them, I just don’t love them, and every year around Christmas time, I find myself longing for a breath of fresh shortbread-free air.  The truth is; I […]