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Lettuce Wrapped Chicken

Lettuce Wrapped Chicken

This is an update to an old recipe which is a favorite in our house especially once the weather starts getting too hot to cook inside or out. It hasn’t got that hot yet though, the weather has been still pleasantly comfortable. Yet whenever I try to think of something light, refreshing and still filling,…

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Corn & Egg Drop Soup

Corn & Egg Drop Soup

This is the accompanying soup when I made the Chinese braised ribs last week when the Clone was sick. This was all she had of that meal which was a good thing because her dad just about devoured all the ribs! Anyway, this is a very simple recipe and all you really need is a…

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Chinese Braised Ribs

Chinese Braised Ribs

My photographic skills do not do these ribs justice but my husband declared them the best Chinese braised ribs, even better than any he’s ever had in a restaurant! Now that’s some endorsement and he lived up to it by eating almost half the pot by himself 🙂 I liked it because, well, it was…

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Bunny Baos

Bunny Baos

Did you have a good Easter Sunday? It was another excuse to feast for us, so we ended up having a cooking weekend. My daughter Asi had a couple of friends over last Saturday. They were going to go on a picnic to celebrate her birthday which is next weekend, but it rained pretty hard…

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Shrimp Dumplings

Shrimp Dumplings

I was so glad to finally see a challenge that I was familiar with. This month’s challenge for Recipes to Rival is shrimp dumplings! No big deal, right? WRONG! We’ve made potstickers, shumai and eggrolls, sure. But have we ever made our own wrappers? That’s where the challenge comes in. This was the first time…

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Easy Wonton Soup

Easy Wonton Soup

Summer and soups almost don’t seem to go together, but they do in this case. One, this is perfect for hot summer nights because it’s easy to prepare and doesn’t take a long time to cook, thus keeping the kitchen cool. It’s light enough for when it’s just so hot you don’t want to move…

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Beef with Broccoli Stirfry

Beef with Broccoli Stirfry

When I cooked the Beef with Bittermelon Stirfy, I had to cook something else that the girls would eat. So this one, I cooked exactly the same way as the bittermelon stirfy but with different vegetables.

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Clams with Black Bean Sauce

Clams with Black Bean Sauce

This is one of my favorite ways of cooking clams, and whenever I go to a Chinese restaurant that offers this, I never fail to order it. These clams, I found at Costco. Asi is my only daughter who shares this dish with me. She loves to put the sauce over her rice. When she…

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