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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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Mummy Halloweenies

Happy Halloween! Republishing this fun post from a couple of years ago. ~Jaden In my 6 1/2 years of food blogging (in Internet years, that’s like 25.2 regular years) I’ve made some darn good friends, even soulmates. One of these gals is known as The Pioneer Woman – Ree Drummond. Ree and I have been on some crazy adventures together, running barefoot …

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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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Best Chinese Potsticker Dumplings

What you’ll learn in this recipe: Perfect potstickers from scratch – crisp bottoms that are not greasy, steamed filling that’s not soggy Step by step how to make Mom’s homemade wrappers with a bowl, spoon & rolling pin Loaded with tips from my Mom, who has been making potstickers from scratch for over 40 years How to Make the Best Potstickers The perfect …

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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 …

Pressure Cooker Ramen Recipe

Pressure Cooker Ramen Noodle Soup

Pressure Cooker Ramen Recipe Authentic Japanese ramen noodle broths normally take hours of simmering, especially pork based (tonkotsu). We’ve simplified the recipe, without sacrificing an ounce of flavor by using an electric pressure cooker and by using easy-to-find ingredients from your regular grocery store. Traditional tonkotsu broth is fatty, so rich, with almost an oily mouthfeel. While I love pork …

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Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream Recipe

You’ll learn: To create the perfect Vietnamese coffee ice cream, use a mix of evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk and heavy cream. Coffee of your choice, either caffeinated or decaf. Vanilla extract or pure vanilla bean completes the flavor profile. Vietnamese ice coffee makes you realize that any other weak coffeehouse version of diluted coffee over ice is for wimps. Course-ground …