Every now and again when there is a free day at hand my eldest daughter, Sooky the Stylist, announces we’re going to make Spring Rolls. The announcement always means we are not only going to make Spring Rolls, but we are going to prepare trays and trays of a couple type of dumplings too, […]
Oh how I meant this Post on Asian Chicken Salad in Lettuce Cups to be more instructional, perhaps with an interesting recipe story, but the weekend was the college graduation of my youngest daughter, Alex the Athlete, with the final athletic banquet happening early- on last week. Yes, two trips to DC in one week, […]
Moving truck loaded up and off to its cross country destination, the family then followed suit filling into the large olive green station wagon hosting the much sought after, fold down back seat. The bench running the width of the car had no seat belts and enabled a perfect view of the horizon, plus the […]
Looking for tasty edibles for the holidays? These little Shrimp Toasts are delightful served with cocktails or as part of selected Dim Sum bites. Shrimp Toasts may be prepared in advance, frozen, thawed in the refrigerator and fried just before serving. The light shades of pinkish shrimp color peek out interspersed between thin bright […]
Not too long ago, Debby, my very close friend in Arizona shared a book with me that she had recently read while she and her husband vacationed in Alaska called Tender at the Bone, Growing Up at the Table by Ruth Reichl.
Few things compare to the comfort of fresh Chinese dumplings just out of the steamer, soft, ever so slight stickiness, and translucence revealing the slightest bit of color tempting juicy bites of fresh flavorful combinations first dipped into a soy and tangy rice vinegar sauce.
If you can’t stand the heat get out of the Kitchen, well that’s how the old saying goes, and I’m all about it this week, even despite my brand spanking new kitchen and the continuous cranked air conditioning throughout the house. Temperatures continuing to soar the Philly region, New York, New Jersey and down through […]