September 18, 2018

Beef-and-Sherry “Steak Diane:” Home Chef

As sent: ***** Hackability: ***** “Steak Diane” is the classic from the 90s. Cuisine has fashions, and popular dishes come and go. Why did this wonderful […]
June 21, 2018

Chinese Chicken Salad with Crispy Wonton Noodles: Blue Apron X Chrissy Teigen

June 19, 2018 As sent: *** Hackability: ***** It’s a chicken salad. It has some Asian flavors. By the way, I lived in China for years, […]
June 21, 2018

Orange BBQ-Glazed Salmon and Vegetable & Potato Chowder: A Tovala Review “Twofer”

June 20, 2018 As sent: ** Hackability: * These are Tovala dishes, so as they come, so are they eaten. The Tovala oven is still such […]
June 21, 2018

Summer Vegetable Biryani with Crispy Cauliflower Pakoras & Cilantro Chutney: Purple Carrot TB12

June 18, 2018 As sent: ***** Hackability:*** This dish is just fantastic. Amazing. Incredible. So, so good. It is one of Purple Carrot’s TB12 vegan dishes, […]
June 21, 2018

Garlic & Soy-Glazed Shrimp with Charred Broccoli and Hot Green Pepper Sauce: Blue Apron

June 8, 2018 As sent: **** Hackability:*** This dish is one of Blue Apron’s new Chrissy Teigen dishes, billed by Blue Apron as “insanely delicious.” It […]
May 25, 2018

Peach BBQ-Glazed Pork Chop with Pasta Salad: Tovala

May 25, 2018 As sent: ** Hackability: ** If you really, truly hate to cook, you should probably know about Tovala. It is a company that […]
May 11, 2018

Burmese Curry Noodle Soup (Khao Soi) (Takeout Kit)

As sent: *** Hackability: ***** This was pretty darn good, but it could be pretty darn better. If you like laksa or Thai khao soi, you […]
April 24, 2018

Creamy Tomato Skillet Lasagna with Zucchini and Parmesan (Home Chef)

As sent: * Hackability: ***** This dish tastes just like pizza, because that’s what I ordered after I tried a bit of this terrible “lasagna.” Home […]
April 24, 2018

Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup (Sun Basket)

At sent: ** Hackability: ***** So close! This is so close to being good. I love pho ga, and could probably live on it. I made […]