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Jade Shrimp with Fragrant Vegetables

In this recipe, you’ll learn: How to the vegetables crisp and vibrant, and the shrimp succulent and juicy. How to keep the garlic from turning bitter in a stir-fry Recipe from Everyday Chinese Cookbook by Chef Katie Chin Jade Shrimp Recipe Stir-frying is one of the quickest methods of cooking, but often home cooks fail to get the steaming-hot, perfectly-cooked …

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How to Make Crunchy Roasted Peanuts in the Microwave

How to roast peanuts in the microwave In this recipe, you’ll learn: Make crunchy, healthy, roasted peanuts in the microwave – in less than 10 minutes! No oil, no fats. Variations include: Honey Roasted Peanuts, Chinese Five Spice Peanuts and Japanese Furikake Peanuts. Make your own crunchy roasted peanuts, with your favorite seasoning, in less than 10 minutes! We love …

Chinese Daikon Soup Recipe

Chinese Daikon Soup Recipe

In this Chinese Daikon Soup Recipe, you’ll learn: Use just 3 or 4 ingredients. Shortcut to clear, clean broth (no gunk!) Use dried scallops for big flavor booster (optional.) How to simmer on stovetop or use pressure cooker. Chinese soups can be heavy, filling and fiery, such as Chinese Hot & Sour Soup, or light, clean and cleansing, like this Chinese Daikon …

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Miso Salmon Recipe

This Miso Salmon Recipe features: Only 4 ingredients and 5 minutes hands-on. Broil in oven for simple, no-mess cooking. Option for Sous vide Miso Salmon recipe.  Here’s our favorite, and a giveaway. Miso marinated salmon makes an easy, no fuss, full-flavored dish to pair with rice, quinoa or even on top of mashed potatoes. The marinade and sauce for this Miso Salmon …

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Chicken Fried Rice

In this authentic Chicken Fried Rice recipe, you’ll learn: Stir fry secrets to creating flavorful, delicate, authentic Chinese fried rice. No gumminess, no soggy fried rice here! Simple marinade for any type of meat to add to fried rice. Fried rice variations – make your own family favorite! Shortcut to fried rice when you don’t have leftover rice. Authentic Chinese fried …

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Kimchi Fried Rice Recipe

photo credit: Julie Wampler from Dinner for Two Cookbook This is my type of hangover food. Kimchi is Korean spicy, pickled vegetables. While there are hundreds of variations of kimchi (and every older generation has their own family recipe), the most popular version of kimchi is made from red pepper powder, green onion, radish, garlic and cabbage. With this version of kimchi, …

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Spicy Shrimp Skewers

  Back in the early 90’s after a period of college dorm-life, I longed for my own kitchen and imagined hosting elegant dinner parties for my friends. My roommate and I found an affordable apartment within scooter-distance of the campus and I set off to furnish my kitchen with hand-me-down cookware from my Mom and a few garage-sale finds from the …

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Chicken Adobo Recipe

Photo credit: Marvin Gapultos, The Adobo Road Cookbook In this Chicken Adobo Recipe, you’ll learn: Classic Filipino Chicken Adobo recipe from The Adobo Road Cookbook Simple 6-ingredient recipe Prep time is only 5 minutes What is Adobo? In Filipino cooking, “Adobo” is a method of cooking that uses a braising liquid made of soy sauce, garlic, black pepper, bay leaves, salt …

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Korean Japchae Zucchini Noodles Recipe

What you’ll learn in this recipe: How to cook classic Korean Japchae Noodles recipe, substituting spiralized zucchini noodles for the traditional sweet potato noodles. Get the best flavor by cooking the ingredients separately in the stir fry. How to prevent mushy zucchini noodles – with clear photos on when to stop cooking Inspiralizer giveaway Spiral noodles are all the rage …

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Vietnamese BBQ Tacos

Americans are obsessed with grilling, and here to help master the backyard grill is New Orleans chef, David Guas, award-winning cookbook author, restaurant chef and host of Travel Channel’s high-heat, high-stakes grilling competition show, “American Grilled.” His new book, Grill Nation: 200 Surefire Recipes, Tips, and Techniques to Grill Like a Pro is endorsed by my friend, Dr. BBQ Ray Lampe, …

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Kale Sprouts with Roasted Garlic and Parmesan

Earlier this year, I discovered a new NON-GMO vegetable hybrid – the “Kalette” / “Kale Sprouts” / “Lollipop Kale”, which is a cross between Brussels sprouts and kale. I found it first at Johnny Seeds, while shopping for vegetable seeds. We planted the kalette seeds in our aquaponics garden, but they never really took off, I planted them too late in …