Simple Chicken Teriyaki

Teriyaki. Teriyaki. Teriyaki.

The Japanese equivalent of Chinese sesame chicken.

This was the only thing I ordered as a little kid when we went to a Japanese restaurant. What little kid wouldn’t like anything smothered in this sweet/savory sauce? I started out eating chicken teriyaki but at some point, switched my order to salmon teriyaki. I order both now, depending on my mood, and it’s definitely become one of my top Japanese comfort foods. Continue reading

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Parmesan Crusted Tilapia and Potato Pierogi with Mushroom and Peppers

Remember my Easter Favorites round-up?

Well, I kept my promise and made something for Easter Vigil dinner.

After about a week’s worth of research from BlahnikBakerTasting Poland, and A Beautiful Mess, I successfully made the weekend night dinner: Parmesan Pistachio Crusted Tilapia with a Honey Mustard glaze, Potato Pierogi with Mushrooms and Bell Peppers, and BBQ Chicken Wings.

DSC_0496The entire dinner took me about 8 hours to make. (Yes, I am still trying to earn my chef’s hat.) But my family loved the meal. I’ve adapted the recipe from the research I did from other blogs based on what I had on hand at home. Feel free to make it your own! Continue reading