Month: January 2006

Garlic Chive Dumplings

Garlic Chive Dumplings Ingredients: 6 oz garlic chives, finely diced 4 oz mung bean noodles, soaked and cut into 1/2-inch strands 1 cup re-hydrated black mushrooms, chopped 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce 3 tablespoons sesame oil 1 inch knob ginger, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 egg dumpling wrappers Directions: […]

Pork & Ginger Dumplings

Pork and Ginger DumplingsIngredients:2 cups napa cabbage, chopped1/2 pound ground pork2 tablespoons thin soy sauce3 tablespoons black sesame oil2 tablespoons minced ginger1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic1 egg1 cup vegetable stock Directions: Sprinkle cabbage with 1/2 tablespoon of salt and let stand for 30 minutes. Using a towel, squeeze out excess […]

Chinese Greens with Oyster Sauce and Ginger

Chinese Greens with Oyster Sauce and GingerIngredients: 2 lb assorted Chinese greens (ie baby bok chuy, baby spinach, Chinese broccoli etc)6 tablespoons oyster sauce4 tablespoons soy sauce4 tablespoons lime juice2 tablespoons oil2 tablespoon black sesame oil1 tablespoon ginger , minced4 green onions, finely chopped2 garlic chives, finely chopped Directions: Coarsely […]

Longevity Noodles

Longevity Noodles Ingredients: 2 cups soybean sprouts 1/4 pound snow peas, strings removed 4 oz bamboo shoots 4 oz carrots, cut into matchsticks 1/2 pound long, thin egg noodles 4 tablespoons oil 1 tablespoon shao hsing or sherry 1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1/4 cup vegetable […]

Chicken in Red Wine

Chicken in Red WineIngredients: 1 whole chicken, cut up1 medium onion, sliced1 cup flour1 1/2 cups red wine1/4 cup oil 1/4 teaspoon paprika1 teaspoon sagesaltpepper Directions: Preheat oven to 450. Heat oil in a large, oven safe saucepan. Pour the flour on a large plate and sprinkle with, sage, paprika, […]

Fresh Pizza Dough

Ingredients:1 cup warm water (100 to 110 degrees)1/4 teaspoon sugar1 package active dry yeast2 3/4 cups flour1 teaspoon salt3 1/2 tablespoons olive oilCoarse-grain cornmeal, for dusting mozzarella cheeseassorted toppings (pictured: pepperoni, Italian sausage, spinach and mushrooms)Pizza Sauce Directions: Preheat the oven to 500. Place 16-inch (or larger) pizza stone on […]

Super Deluxe Pizza Sauce

Super Deluxe Pizza SauceIngredients:1 small onion, minced4 cloves garlic, minced4 anchovy filets, minced4 oz mushrooms, diced1/4 cup olive oil24 oz (can) peeled, whole plum tomatoes, cut up Directions:In a large saucepan, saute the onions, mushrooms, garlic and anchovies, in olive oil, 5 minutes or until fragrant. Add tomatoes and stir. […]

Chicken & Biscuits Pie

Chicken & Biscuits PieIngredients:CHICKEN MIXTURE:1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1 inch cubes1 medium onion, finely diced3 carrots, finely diced3 stalks celery, finely diced4 cloves garlic, minced2 cups milk1 cup frozen peas1/4 cup flour1 tablespoons fresh parsley2 1/2 tablespoons butter1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon hot paprika1 teaspoon mustard powder1/4 […]

Marble Chiffon Cupcakes

Marble Chiffon CupcakesIngredients:2 tablespoons PLUS 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided2 tablespoons PLUS 1/2 cup vegetable oil, divided1/3 cup cocoa1/4 PLUS 3/4 cup cold water, divided2 cupsflour1 tablespoon baking powder1 teaspoon salt7 eggs, separated2 teaspoons vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar Directions:Preheat oven to 325. In large measuring cup or small bowl, […]

Whipped Vanilla Buttercream Icing

Whipped Vanilla Buttercream IcingIngredients:3/4 cup butter, at room temperature1 1/4 lb confectioners’ sugar1 tablespoon vanilla4 tablespoons milk Directions:In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until fluffy. Add vanilla and milk and beat on high 3 minutes.