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Tag Archives: chinese
Chicken with peanut sauce
This is my adaptation of Martin Yan’s recipe for glass noodles with peanut sauce from [A Wok For All Seasons][wfas], currently out of print. If you like this, I highly recommend that you ferret out a copy of the book! … Continue reading
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This salad is cool and delicious on its own, and it also makes a great palate cleanser between courses. I used a 2mm (about 1/12 of an inch) slicing disc to cut the cucumber very thin, sort of like pickled … Continue reading
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We make these pork-filled buns for our family Christmas gathering every year. This is an Americanized dim sum recipe from the 1979 Sunset Chinese Cook Book. (Some good recipes in there, buy a copy if you can find one!) We … Continue reading
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Orange ginger beef
This is one of my family’s favorite recipes. It’s my adaptation of Martin Yan’s recipe from [A Wok For All Seasons][wfas], currently out of print. My copy of this book is falling apart, and I have modified Martin’s recipe quite … Continue reading
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General Tso’s chicken
I made one of my wife’s favorite dinners last night–General Tso’s chicken, known and loved by everybody who dines at our house. This was the first serious cooking I’ve done since we moved into our “new” house with the retro … Continue reading
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