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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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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 …

Three Cup Chicken Recipe from Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees Cookbook

Three Cup Chicken Recipe

Of the dozens of new Asian cookbooks that have come out this year, two are stand-outs and sure to be award-winning for 2015. One of them is Preserving the Japanese Way by my friend, Nancy Hachisu (we’ll feature that book in another article), and the other is Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees: Essential Techniques of Authentic Chinese Cooking by Kian Lam …

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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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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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Clams Casino

What you’ll learn: Instead of soggy, tasteless breading, try topping your Clams Casino with crisp, smoky bacon. Garlicky butter is spiked with a little white wine, grated Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley. Use rock salt or crinkled aluminum foil as “nests” to stabilize the clams. Ditch the old-school Clams Casino recipe that’s usually covered with a soggy, tasteless breading. Why …

Singapore Chili Crab Recipe

Singapore Chili Crab

What you’ll learn: Singapore Chili Crab is one of the most popular Asian crab dishes. Simmer crab in a thick, sweet, savory and spicy sauce. Simple authentic recipe, with a homemade Chili-Ginger Sauce that heightens the flavor Substitute jumbo-sized shrimp for the crab, if desired Recipe fromSoutheast Asia’s Best Recipes Cookbook by Wendy Hutton This famous Singapore Chili Crab has …

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Steak with Kimchi Butter

A couple of years ago, Todd, Diane and I flew to NYC to work on a small video project with the French Culinary Institute. We met up at the hotel on the first day and after a 14.63 second hello, we jumped into a cab and headed to Momofuku Saäm Bar. If you know us, food is on our minds …