Theresa

About Theresa

Theresa is the second-generation CEO of Van's Kitchen and a busy mother of two (usually very hungry) teenage boys.

Teriyaki Chicken Egg Roll Skewers

2019-08-28T15:21:16-06:00

The sun is shining and it’s getting warmer, but the weather isn’t the only thing that’s heating up. Grilling season has arrived! It’s a tasty time of year and we’ve got a show stopper of a recipe that friends and family will ask for again and again all summer long. Teriyaki chicken egg roll [...]

Teriyaki Chicken Egg Roll Skewers 2019-08-28T15:21:16-06:00

Egg Roll Nachos

2019-08-28T15:21:39-06:00

Everyone loves nachos. If you’re reading this recipe, you probably share our love of warm, cheesy, crunchy nachos. The more cheese the better, right? Since we’re all nacho enthusiasts around here, we thought it would be fitting (and delicious) to create an Asian-Mexican fusion nacho recipe using our egg rolls. Egg Roll Nachos are [...]

Egg Roll Nachos 2019-08-28T15:21:39-06:00

Cheesy Egg Roll & Tater Tot Breakfast Bake

2019-08-28T15:50:23-06:00

Tidy guest room? Check! Clean sheets on the bed? Check! Towels in the bathroom? Check! What about breakfast? Don’t worry, we’ve got the morning meal covered. Our Cheesy Egg Roll and Tater Tot Breakfast Bake is the ultimate recipe for busy hosts. It’s an easy, tasty, and a unique conversation starter casserole that you [...]

Cheesy Egg Roll & Tater Tot Breakfast Bake 2019-08-28T15:50:23-06:00

Fried Cauliflower Rice

2019-08-28T15:53:25-06:00

Have you tried cauliflower rice yet? Trust us, the hype is real. Diced cauliflower truly tastes like real rice without the carbs. The cauliflower takes on the flavor of the sauce and the spices it's cooked in and the texture becomes soft and fluffy as it cooks. It's divine! There are dozens of cauliflower [...]

Fried Cauliflower Rice 2019-08-28T15:53:25-06:00

Chicken Egg Roll Pizza

2019-08-28T15:54:04-06:00

It’s not often that a really tasty recipe can be cooked in about 10 minutes. This thin, crispy, and flavorful chicken egg roll pizza is one of them! Made from Van’s Kitchen chicken egg rolls, a package of egg roll wrappers, and a few basic ingredients, most of which are optional, this is easy [...]

Chicken Egg Roll Pizza 2019-08-28T15:54:04-06:00

Happy New Year. Again.

2019-08-28T15:54:23-06:00

By Christine Coe | Writer & Mother   As January 2017 comes to an end, there’s still one more New Year to celebrate so don’t get rid of your party hats just yet! Chinese New Year is just around the corner and is this Saturday, January 28th, beginning a year of the Rooster. Traditionally on Chinese [...]

Happy New Year. Again. 2019-08-28T15:54:23-06:00

Ideas to Soothe your Throat, your Skin & your Boredom

2019-08-28T15:54:54-06:00

By Christine Coe | Writer & Mother   Happy New Year from all of us at Van’s Kitchen! We hope you’ve enjoyed the holiday and all was merry and bright. Now it’s back to work and school as we all start to contemplate our resolutions for the new year. If you’re like most people, [...]

Ideas to Soothe your Throat, your Skin & your Boredom 2019-08-28T15:54:54-06:00

Put the Ho Ho in Ho-liday Entertaining

2019-08-28T15:55:15-06:00

By Christine Coe | Writer, Mother & Spreader of Holiday Cheer   Well the countdown has begun – only five more days till Christmas and another week after that is New Year’s Eve. This time of year is full of chances to entertain and host little get-togethers. From wrapping parties to cocktail parties and [...]

Put the Ho Ho in Ho-liday Entertaining 2019-08-28T15:55:15-06:00

Girl’s Night In: Wrapping Party

2019-08-28T15:55:48-06:00

By Christine Coe | Writer, Mother & Party Thrower   So when it comes to wrapping presents, I’m not what you would call a pro by any means. In fact, I usually wait till the last minute…secretly hoping the gifts will magically wrap themselves. However, I do like a good girl’s night so I [...]

Girl’s Night In: Wrapping Party 2019-08-28T15:55:48-06:00

Holiday Gift Guide

2019-08-28T15:56:10-06:00

  By Christine Coe | Writer, Mother & Holiday Shopper   Oh the weather outside might be frightful but gift giving is so delightful! So if you have no place to go, shop for these beauties and let it snow. I have to say, this year I have done a majority of my shopping [...]

Holiday Gift Guide 2019-08-28T15:56:10-06:00