Monthly Archives: January 2011

Tofu and Mushroom Potstickers: Recipe and How to Fry Them . . . Properly

Looking for something gourmet to make that not everybody knows how to make from scratch for company, your significant other, or just to brag that you can make it?  How about giving potstickers a try?  They look daunting (at least … Continue reading

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Today’s Dinner: Leftovers Wrapped in a Sushi Roll

What to do with leftovers?  Soup?  Nah.  Stew? Nah.  Feed it to the dog?  Don’t have one.   I know!  How about sushi-ing them? Sushi works great with almost anything and besides your leftovers,  all you need on hand is: sticky … Continue reading

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What Do You Put In Your Salad?

I made a nice healthy salad this afternoon but wasn’t feeling the ‘same-old-same-old’.  I made it with a bunch of different kinds of lettuce and topped it with spicy smoked salmon, sunflower seeds, crumbled goat cheese and a balsamic vinaigrette. … Continue reading

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Homemade Chow Mein? How’d She Do It?

The first time I bought chow mein noodles they just sat in the fridge for a long time growing mold.  This time I made an effort and cooked them the day I bought them to save our fridge from the … Continue reading

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Have Your Cake and Freeze it Too!

Yesterday night, approximately 1.5 years after getting married, I ate a piece of my wedding cake. This is a tradition which I really wanted to keep, especially after tasting the wonderfulness that is wedding cake (okay, there are some bad … Continue reading

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Not Your Mother’s Rice, Broccoli, and Chicken Dish

Eager to veer away from the traditional but in a it’s-still-comfort-food kind of way? Me too!  So, I took the traditional Rice, Broccoli, and Chicken dish and gave it a little more personality and a lot more flavor. Yum!  I … Continue reading

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The Art of Crispy Tofu and Vegetables

I actually followed a recipe! (Well, mostly . . .) I am terrible at following recipes, sometimes because I’m too lazy to go to the store and get the correct ingredients, which basically boils down to the fact that I … Continue reading

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