• Hong Kong Steak

    Hong Kong Steak “OMG!”  This is the universal reaction to Hong Kong Steak  (especially this past Saturday when  I served it cubed and skewered as an appetizer when my Wok Star Catering team and I catered for my dear friends John and Chris’ fabulous end of summer soiree). My late mother Leeann Chin invented this … Read More

  • Beef & Asparagus Udon Noodle Stir-Fry

    Easy and Delicious Beef & Asparagus Udon Noodle Stir-Fry It’s Stir-Fry Sunday Folks and you know what that means!  Here’s an all new stir-fry recipe for your Sunday repertoire:  Beef & Asparagus Udon Noodle Stir-fry.  Of course this Beef & Asparagus Udon Noodle Stir-Fry recipe is fantastic for any night of the week, but I … Read More

  • Shaking Beef Made Easy

    What’s shakin’ baby? It’s this recipe for Shaking Beef! This is one of my favorite recipes from my cookbook, “Everyday Thai Cooking.” Although this recipe originated in Vietnam it has become a popular dish in the Issan province of Thailand because of its large Vietnamese population. The reason it’s called “Shaking Beef” is because you … Read More

  • Grilled Vietnamese Pork

    Grilled Vietnamese Pork Glazed in a sweet and sticky marinade made of shallots, honey, brown sugar, fish sauce, lemongrass, soy sauce, cilantro and white pepper, this grilled Vietnamese pork recipe always wins rave reviews at my house. I grill the pieces of pork shoulder on my non-stick stove top grill pan so it’s easy peasy … Read More

  • Pepper Steak

    Growing up in the Midwest, most of my friends considered their mom’s meatloaf or pot roast to be the ultimate comfort food after a crummy day at school or losing a track meet (something that never applied to me because I was more of the marching band clarinet type rather than athlete type. I know, … Read More

  • Cherry Chipotle 5-Spice Beef Skewers

    My friend and fellow food blogger Erika Kerekes recently launched a line of amazing tangy gourmet sauces called Not Ketchup.  They’re made with fruit – like cherries, blueberries and dates – instead of tomatoes as well savory spices and cider vinegar to give it a tart kick.  One taste and I was hooked.  I’ve tried … Read More

  • Beef with Broccoli

    We just launched my Chef Katie You Tube Channel.  Hooray!  I wanted to share the latest and greatest video with you -Beef with Broccoli – so click and take a peek.  We’ll be posting a new fresh and fabulous Asian cooking video every week so please subscribe and learn how to cook with me!  We’d love your … Read More

  • Grilled Asian Steak

    back this weekend, I thought I’d post something hearty, soul-satisfying and sear-iously delicious.  A simple combo of ginger, garlic, soy sauce, honey, sesame oil and rice vinegar is whisked together for the marinade.   You can find premium sesame oil in the gourmet section at Cost Plus World Market.  It’s so easy you can whip … Read More

  • Asian Steak Kabobs

    about you but I’m already overwhelmed by the soccer practice and T-ball practice schedules that we just received.  Not to mention the homework packets about to come home with the twins in their backpacks.  I am so looking forward to this Labor Day weekend to relax and chill out a bit before back-to-school mania kicks … Read More

  • 7 Train Caramelized Green Curry Burger

    I was so honored to be a judge for the Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Contest held at the Sutter Home Winery a few weeks ago!    The $100,00 grand prize winner was this gorgeous 7 Train Carmelized Green Curry Burger created by Erin Evenson from Brooklyn, NY.   Her winning burger features beef patties mixed … Read More