Category Archives: Chinese

Jan 13

Chinese Five Spice Roasted Almonds

It’s snack time! Roasted nuts really hit the spot when your body is craving a snack. I love trying different flavor combinations. This one was a big hit. Spicy with a little sweet mixed in. And so easy to make! … Continue reading

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Dec 6

Takeout? Nope.

We’re still on the hunt for a good Chinese takeout place.  In this area, good food is usually not hard to find, but for some reason none of them are “doing it” for us lately.  They’re good, but not great. … Continue reading

Posted in chicken, Chinese, green beans, main dishes, QuickAndEasy | 7 Comments
Oct 14

Do you Moo Shu? (Daring Cooks)

I think I’ve only had Moo Shu once from a Chinese restaurant.  MAYBE twice.  It’s just not a dish that I’m much into.  So when this month’s Daring Cooks challenge was announced, I was excited and thought maybe this would … Continue reading

Posted in Chinese, Daring Cooks, main dishes, make ahead, pork | 10 Comments
Mar 31

More from the Far East

I’m on an Asian kick lately, it seems.  Guess it makes sense when you’ve got an ingredient left over from a previous dish, like I did in this case.  I had to use up the bok choy I bought for … Continue reading

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Mar 27

A takeout favorite, minus the phone call

I was excited when I received this recipe for one of the swaps I participate in…whenever Frank and I order Chinese we ALWAYS get wonton soup.   I was hoping this would be good enough to satisfy our craving without … Continue reading

Posted in Chinese, pork, QuickAndEasy, soup | 4 Comments
Mar 18

Another fun challenge

I’m having fun with different recipe swaps and challenges…it’s always interesting to see what recipe you end up with or what to choose when presented with a list of ideas.  Christina from Tales From The Mad Men Kitchen was looking for … Continue reading

Posted in beef, Chinese, edamame, main dishes, pasta, QuickAndEasy | 7 Comments
Feb 4

Kung Hei Fat Choy!

In other words…”Congratulations!  Get rich!”  Hey, if that’s what the Year of the Rabbit is supposed to be all about, bring it on! I thought a Chinese meal would be appropriate for tonight, and since I’ve been baking my butt … Continue reading

Posted in almonds, chicken, Chinese, cookies, dessert, rice, shrimp, Trader Joe's | 4 Comments