Egg Fried Rice – Taishan style

Egg Fried Rice – Taishan style

Lately, egg fried rice has become a viral video recipe sensation. So today I thought it would be fun to post my style of egg fried rice made with lop cheong (Chinese sausage).  I am Taishan, my grandparents come from the southern part of Guangdong 

Asian Carp Fish slider – Carpe diem!

Asian Carp Fish slider – Carpe diem!

  (https://www2.illinois.gov/dnr/WaterResources/Pages/AsianCarp.aspx) In a time where we are trying to be more conscientious about what we’re cooking and eating with sustainable foods, the Asian carp fish is a great fish to cook and eat as a sustainable food.  There is an over abundance of Asian 

BBQ Sauce and Jelly Meatballs

BBQ Sauce and Jelly Meatballs

  Okay, many things have changed as of the COVID19 chronicles continues to keep us quarantined at home for our safety. We can still go out to buy some frozen meatballs! If you can’t find any meatballs, I do have Ikea’s link to their recipe 

Skillet Potatoes and Eggs Survival recipes

Skillet Potatoes and Eggs Survival recipes

In times like COVID19 pandemic and quarantine, we need good survival recipes. The staple items we can usually still find at the local grocery store, even if all the toilet paper and dry milk powder are all gone or gone up in price. We should 

Roasted Bone Marrow and bacon onion jam

Roasted Bone Marrow and bacon onion jam

Bone marrow is one of those expensive appetizers or small plate items on the menu. They are delicious on a toasted baguette and some kind of onion jam. However, you can roast bone marrow at home. Not all butchers will cut the bone marrow lengthwise 

Avocado Toast Guacamole style

Avocado Toast Guacamole style

The best avocado toast to me is guacamole! Super ripen avocados ready to be mashed up and turned into delicious guacamole. It’s simple to make and takes only about 12 minutes to put together. Ingredients Serving size 4 people Guacamole 3 large super ripe avocados 

Marshmallows!

Marshmallows!

My favorites website for making marshmallows is King Arthur’s https://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/homemade-marshmallows-recipe My best tips for making successful homemade marshmallows always have a candy thermometer on hand you can’t do this without it. I suppose you could but the gaging of when the corn syrup and water 

Roasted Chicken with Maille Dijon & Honey Mustard rub

Roasted Chicken with Maille Dijon & Honey Mustard rub

There are probably hundreds of roasted chicken recipes out there. The most popular way to roast chicken is with dry spice rubs and brines. However, this was my first time trying a dijon and honey mustard rub and I’d totally do this again.  The mustards 

Braided Bread:  4 and 5 stranded braid

Braided Bread: 4 and 5 stranded braid

Practice makes perfect as I have heard from my instructors when it comes to braiding bread. Popular braided breads like Challah and milk bread. I love a good egg wash on all braided breads, as it brings in a nice golden crust color when it 

Salted poached chicken with Ginger garlic sauce

Salted poached chicken with Ginger garlic sauce

Chinese salted chicken with a garlic ginger sauce is a simple good meal for any day of the week. However, I recommend bringing the chicken with a dry salt rub overnight before poaching it in a pot of water. I personally made it because I