Braised Oxtail Tacos with Red Cabbage, Cilantro, and Feta Slaw

We’ve had a package of oxtails in our freezer since my dad gave them to us at Christmas.  I wasn’t ignoring them; I knew they were there.  I just wasn’t sure what to do with them.  I did know that they were perfect for braising, but beyond that, I was unsure what to do withContinue reading “Braised Oxtail Tacos with Red Cabbage, Cilantro, and Feta Slaw”

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Chicken Laksa (Southeast Asian Chicken Noodle Soup)

Last weekend it was really rainy and overcast here in Omaha.  Yes, it’s June, but because of the weather, I was craving chicken noodle soup.  I didn’t want to do the expected noodle soup; I wanted to do something spicy, tangy, something that took me to another place when I ate it. To the internetContinue reading “Chicken Laksa (Southeast Asian Chicken Noodle Soup)”

Rhubarb-Strawberry Cobbler (with Fresh Thyme, Orange Zest, and Port!)

Rhubarb at the farmers market always excites me.  I grew up with a rhubarb patch in our garden, and my mom would always make rhubarb pie for my dad.  There was something about the tartness of the stalks mixed with the sweetness of the sugar that always stuck with me. Rhubarb is one of thoseContinue reading “Rhubarb-Strawberry Cobbler (with Fresh Thyme, Orange Zest, and Port!)”