Pineapple Fried Rice

Pineapple Fried Rice

In this Pineapple Fried Rice recipe, you'll learn: How to prevent soggy, heavy, goopy fried rice. How to easily cut a whole pineapple to use as a pretty serving bowl. Why cooking certain ingredients separately is essential to the best Pineapple Fried Rice. Pineapple...

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How to cook rice in the microwave, perfect every time

How to cook rice in the microwave, perfect every time

Cooking rice in the microwave is cheaper and more convenient than having a rice cooker. We'll show you how to cook rice in the microwave, with perfect results, every time.  Ingredients for cooking rice in the microwave Raw rice (jasmine, basmati, regular long...

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Scallops with Apricot Sauce

Scallops with Apricot Sauce

I was sent a lovely note from blog reader, Carol, requesting a recipe for scallops with a lovely fruity sauce. It's a dish from Blackfin Bistro, a restaurant in Key West, but sadly they no longer have it on the menu. Don't you hate that? Fall in love with a...

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Chicken Fried Rice

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...

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Chinese Sausage and Rice Recipe

Chinese Sausage and Rice Recipe

Chinese Sausage has a unique flavor, a delicious mix of sweet and savory. Serve it up with some rice and slathered in a rich and sweet soy sauce - so good!  Why This Chinese Sausage And Rice Is So Good A delicious way to cook Chinese sausage An addictive savory...

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Hainanese Chicken Rice Recipe

Hainanese Chicken Rice Recipe

Learn how to make authentic Hainanese Chicken Rice recipe: How to choose the right chicken for your Hainanese Chicken Rice Why you need to exfoliate the chicken How to cook the perfect chicken that is juicy, moist & tender Cook Hainanese rice that's flavorful...

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Leftover Turkey: Tikka Masala

Leftover Turkey: Tikka Masala

This Turkey Tikka Masala recipe features: Great way to use leftover turkey for an Indian inspired dish This warm spiced dish ensures your turkey doesn't just taste like Thanksgiving leftovers! 30 minutes total time The problem with most leftover turkey dishes is...

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Yangzhou Fried Rice Recipe

Yangzhou Fried Rice Recipe

Yangzhou fried rice from Jiangsu Province is the most famous variety of fried rice in China. This Yangzhou Fried Rice recipe has all the good stuff - pork, chicken, shrimp and so much more! A really special, special fried rice. Why This Yangzhou Fried Rice Recipe Is...

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Chinese Clay Pot Rice Recipe

Chinese Clay Pot Rice Recipe

This Clay Pot Rice is slathered in a delicious homemade Chinese Sweet Soy Sauce. Everything is super-easy to make,  the Chinese Pork Belly and Chinese Sausage cook in the same pot as the rice, so delicious! Why This Clay Pot Rice Is So Good Easy to make  -...

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Thai Seafood Curry Recipe

Thai Seafood Curry Recipe

This is one of my go-to dishes when I've run out of time, have barely any fresh ingredients in the house and in need of a spicy fix. Thai curry only takes 15 minutes to make, from start to finish, including the rice if you use my microwave method. The recipe is crazy...

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Salt Cod with Potatoes over Rice – Bacalao Recipe

Salt Cod with Potatoes over Rice – Bacalao Recipe

This delicious Bacalao recipe serves up a flaked salt cod stew, married up with a whole host of colorful veggies. Give this traditional Portugese dish a try, you won't regret it! Why This Bacalao Recipe Is So Good An easy take on the classic Portuguese dish. ...

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Leftover Turkey Recipe: Turkey Gumbo

Leftover Turkey Recipe: Turkey Gumbo

I know it's a little early to think about Thanksgiving leftovers, but believe me, time goes by so crazy fast! Once the big meal is over, even after the late-night refrigerator raid (you sneak in and pick at the turkey in the refrigerator too, right?!), we'll always...

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Sushi Rice

Sushi Rice

Learn how to make sushi rice step by step - on my other site, New Asian Cuisine. Photos and instructions from Hideo Dekura, Brigid Treloar, Ryuichi Yoshii, Authors of The Complete Book of Sushi

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Green Eggs and Ham Sushi

Green Eggs and Ham Sushi

Hey guys 'n gals - it's Green Eggs and Ham 50th Anniversary this year and to celebrate, rock stars Melissa d'Arabian, Michael Symon, Mitzi Dulan and I created some fun recipes using...you guessed it...green eggs and ham. Together, we're on the consumer advisory...

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10-Minute Shrimp and Mushroom Thai Curry

10-Minute Shrimp and Mushroom Thai Curry

When all else fails, there's always curry to fall back on. Despite all the beautiful food you see on this blog, I do have my share of kitchen disasters (that blob of charcoal was supposed to be fried chicken). Thai curry is my "break in case of emergency" meal - as I...

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Sushi Superhero: I lovehatelove him

Sushi Superhero: I lovehatelove him

[imagebrowser id=4] There are 4 photos in the above photoset! All photos courtesy of Casson Trenor from his book, Sustainable Sushi I'm deeply, truly, utterly and fantastically in love with sushi. Well, let me be more specific. I love GOOD sushi, none of that...

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Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe features: Learn about the best kind of rice to use for fried rice The right amount of heat that is essential for the perfect fried rice Why it's important to fry all the ingredients separately The right way to fry rice and why constantly...

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Beijing Noodles

Beijing Noodles

As promised, I'm doing a series of simple Chinese dishes as we lead up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. I'm hoping to post a new recipe at least 4 times a week, though that might be a little ambitious and make my family very hungry for something like spaghetti or...

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“Meat” Fried Rice – Four Ways

“Meat” Fried Rice – Four Ways

My editor, Jeff Houck, sent over a picture of pan-fried Scrapple slice and my heart fluttered like crazy. "Scrapple? Scrapple! What's Scrapple? I asked him," and within 30 minutes was off to the supermarket to find Scrapple, a distant cousin to Spam. Yes, I have an...

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