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Chinese Clay Pot Cooking

Chinese Clay Pot Cooking

  Chinese version of a casserole dish is cooked in a traditional clay pot. We have cooked rice underneath the topping. Everything is cooked separately and then combined together to cook again for another 20 minutes to immerse the rice with the topping. You can […]

The Art of Making Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Art of Making Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies were not my favorite cookie growing up. Partly, because I didn’t like “Chip Ahoy chocolate chip cookies,” because they are hard and dry. There are people who love a crispy dry chocolate chip cookie, but not me. I am a fan of […]

Taiwanese Spaghetti

Taiwanese Spaghetti

  It’s often times an easy simple stir fry dish will get my heart pumping. I first discovered Taiwanese spaghetti while visiting New York City’s Chinese Alliance Church many years ago. The first time I smelled the dish was when I peeked into their kitchen and […]

Chocolate Chewy Brownies

Chocolate Chewy Brownies

Everybody loves a good brownie and when it’s made from scratch it’s even better! Listed are instructions on how to prepare the brownie pan for baking. Then the recipe of my chocolate chewy fudge brownies. Optional to add chopped walnuts or pecans.   Align the […]

Crab Rangoon

Crab Rangoon

Crab rangoon is a popular fast food fried appetizer found at many Chinese food restaurants. Crab rangoon is a hot cream cheese filling using imitation crab sticks. That’s right. Crab rangoon isn’t actually made with real crab meat, but with imitation crab meat. The imitation […]

Hotteok Korean Street food pancakes

Hotteok Korean Street food pancakes

The oh so popular Hotteok street food found on the streets of South Korea. I have never been there and I wish I could eat all the delicious street food that they offer. But since that cannot happen right now I will settle for learning […]

Steam Spare Ribs in Clay pot

Steam Spare Ribs in Clay pot

Simple and easy clay pot cooking.  I don’t use my clay pot enough,  but I should because it does a great job steaming my spare ribs.  A Chinese clay pot is easy to find at your local Asian market.  They come in small. medium and […]

Kimchee Fried rice ( revised version)

Kimchee Fried rice ( revised version)

The secret is out butter and kimchee make a good marriage of flavors. An incredible fragrances comes out when you satuee’ a bit of butter and kimchee together! It’s very exciting combination but it’s used in recipes like kimchee fries. So I thought if this […]

Butter cookies make life better

Butter cookies make life better

Butter cookies make life better because it sweet treat with some honest goodness buttery fat that goes great with milk or hot tea. During a time of political fights and disagreements  we could use a bit of a pick me up treat. The famous CPS […]

Dol Sot Bibimbap with a mix twist

Dol Sot Bibimbap with a mix twist

 Dol Sot Bibimbap is about a stone bowl you heat in a 500 degree oven for at least 30 -45 minutes before you set it up to put your Bibimbap ingredients to be heated in this stone bowl. It’s the harder way to make Bibimbap but it is the […]