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Easy Beef Broccoli Stir-Fry – Better Than Take-Out!

Beef Broccoli is probably the most ordered type of Chinese food.  I mean who hasn't had beef broccoli? You know that dish with thinly sliced pieces of beef and crunchy broccoli in savory soy sauce, yes that's beef broccoli.  It's such a popular dish that I'm pretty sure all Chinese restaurants in the US and possibly around the world have it on their menus. Beef Broccoli, or as others say Beef with Broccoli, is arguably the most popular stirfry around.  It's the first thing that pops in our ...

Mushroom & Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts In Creamy Sauce

Are you searching for that perfect dish to impress your guests with this summer?  I know you want something that looks impressive but is fairly simple to make.  You just want them to think you spent hours slaving away  in the kitchen; but you really just want to pop something in the oven while you snuggle up to a good book.  Well I've go the perfect dish for you!  ° Well perhaps super easy is a bit of a stretch.  You do have to put some effort into making stuffed chicken breasts, but ...

Steamed Chicken Adobo Buns – Adobong Siopao

The steamed or baked asian bun.  What exactly is it.  Well Filipinos call it "Siopao", in China it's called a "Bao", and in Hawaii we call it "Manapua".  These names all refer to the same thing.  That soft spongy ball of dough filled with a variety of fillings like sweet char siu pork, chicken curry, Chinese sausage, or sweet black bean paste; then steamed or baked to perfection. Siopao, Bao, Manapua, or whatever you want to call it is a family favorite.  It can be an appetizer, a snack, ...

Homemade Chicken Katsu Curry

My family, specially my grandsons Dion and Devon, love Katsu Curry.  That's what they order whenever we go to the Curry House for lunch or dinner.  Their favorite, and mine too, is the Chicken Katsu Curry with cheese.  OMG talk about comfort food! (and calories!) You might be wondering what Katsu Curry is.  Well it's sort of a fusion of Japanese battered and fried food, the Katsu, and  a spicy sauce that finds its origins in India, the curry.  I guess you could say Katsu Curry is an ...

Round Up of Star Wars Inspired Recipes for Your Event

Hear we go again!  Another Star Wars movies was recently released.  Yes Disney's Han Solo movie is a Star Wars story, meaning it's not part of any of the Star Wars trilogies.  Instead it's a stand alone movie designed to enhance or explain the major characters or story lines.  In this case Han Solo's beginings.  We all wondered about his early years before he joined up with the Rebel Alliance, didn't we? Regardless if you had the burning desire to learn more about Han or not one thing is ...

Pan Fried Lime Cilantro Chicken Breasts

Now that summer's pretty much hear the temperature is heating up.  The last think many of us want to do is to spend hours in a hot kitchen preparing dinner!  I know I'm always looking for summer dishes I can prepare in minimal time.  Lately I've been dishing up my Pan Fried Lime Cilantro Chicken Breasts to the family.  It's light but filling, takes minutes to prepare, and best of all the family loves it! My Lime Cilantro Chicken Breasts require just 3 main ingredients and spices you ...

Sesame Tofu Side Dish

What is Tofu and is it good for you?  Tofu is coagulated soy milk in short soy bean curd.  The curd is then pressed into a block and is used in many different Asian and Vegan dishes. I use it in my stirfrys and egg rolls.  I feel that tofu with its soft cheese like texture makes a great protein substitute or addition.  I think the verdict is still out on whether or not Tofu or bean curd is healthy or not. I've read arguments for pros and cons.  I don't pay too much attention to them as ...

Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki

One of our family traditions are Sunday night barbecues when family and friends drop by for dinner and a visit.  Everyone looks forward to this weekly event. Sometimes coming up with a different menu for the barbecues can be a challenge.  Last week we decided it would be Greek night so my daughter-in-law and I  made Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Dip. We love Greece and Greek food.  We've been trying different recipes to  replicate the souvlaki and tzatziki we enjoy whenever we're ...

Beef Kabobs in Vinaigrette Marinade

Grilling is always fun.  We have a family barbecue every Sunday.  It's lots of fun and a great way to catch up with each other after a busy week.  One of the problems I run in to is finding new recipes to grill.  Sure hot dogs, burgers, and steaks are easy, but every now and then we need a change. That's why I'm always in search of a new barbecue recipe.  I like to try them out during this weekly family dinner, and if everyone likes it we make it part of our menu. Last month I tried ...

Boneless Beef Short Rib Kalbi Kabobs

One of our favorite food is Korean Kalbi, or barbecued beef short ribs.  We usually order this at one of the local fast food Korean restaurants, but it's pretty pricey; you get 3 thin short ribs, a couple of scoops of steamed white rice, and a choice of 4 side dishes (kim chee, bean sprouts, tofu, etc.) for a over $12 a plate. My husband's main complaint about the local restaurants isn't the the price or the serving size of the kalbi, it's about the flimsy plastic utensils they provide ...