Kirbie's Cravings

Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork)

This sweet and savory roasted pork is a popular Chinese restaurant dish. It’s a great dish to serve for special occasions, parties, or the upcoming holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Chinese New Year.

Trader Joe’s November Edition

Sharing my November grocery haul from Trader Joe’s including new products and featured Fearless Flyer items including truffle dip, riced cauliflower stuffing, and rose fingerling potato chips. I also have a low carb items...

Crispy Parmesan Potato Stacks

These crispy potato stacks are a fun twist on your traditional potato dish this holiday season. They are flavored with herbs and parmesan cheese and have crispy edges and a creamy center.

Siamo Napoli

Siamo Napoli is one of our favorite new restaurants. The recently opened Italian restaurant specializes in Neapolitan cuisine. In addition to Neapolitan-style pizza, the restaurant also offers a variety of housemade pastas and a...

Microwave Hot and Sour Soup

Microwave hot and sour soup in a mug! Make a single serving of this flavorful spicy savory Chinese soup without a stove. This soup cooks in about 4 minutes. 

Keto Microwave Pumpkin Cheesecake

A creamy single-serving keto low carb pumpkin cheesecake that cooks in the microwave in about 2 minutes. This easy cheesecake combines pumpkin and fall spices with creamy cheesecake for the ultimate Fall dessert. No...

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Chinese Cooking: Basic Ingredients Plus 23 Recipes to Try

With the right ingredients on hand, making homemade Chinese food is easier than ordering take-out and it tastes so much better. In this post, I’m sharing ten basic ingredients for Chinese cooking including how...

Mikami Revolving Sushi & Bar

Mikami Revolving Sushi & Bar recently opened a few days ago and is in its soft opening phase. The spacious restaurant features conveyer belt sushi as well as a separate bar area for drinks.

Instant Pot Pepper Steak

This easy, one-pot meal is cooked completely in the Instant Pot. Make this popular Chinese take-out dish at home in less than 30 minutes.

Keto Pumpkin Mug Cake

This single-serving pumpkin mug cake is low carb and keto-friendly. The cake comes out fluffy, moist and tastes of pumpkin and warm pumpkin spices. The cake cooks in the microwave in less than 2...

Keto Pumpkin Chaffles

A sweet version of chaffles flavored with pumpkin and pumpkin spice for Fall. These low carb and keto-friendly waffles are easy to make and a fun twist on traditional savory chaffles. Unlike other chaffle...

Paradise Dynasty (Taiwan)

Paradise Dynasty is a Singapore based chain famous for their signature eight flavors of xiao long bao, a delicate Chinese dumpling filled with pork and soup. During my visit to Taiwan earlier this year,...