Month: February 2007

Purim: Carnivals, Cookies and Candy

I am not sure how many of you read NPR’s weekly Kitchen Window column, but if you do, you might have already seen a familiar name. I wrote this week’s column and it just went up today. If you are interested, you can check it out here. It is about […]

Blueberry Key Lime Sherbet

Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups blueberries 2 cups buttermilk 1 cup sugar (if berries are overly tart, add more to taste) 2 tablespoons key lime juice 1 tablespoon key lime zest Directions: Place sugar and blueberries in a medium sized bowl. Mash with a potato masher until until the blueberries are […]

Buffalo Chicken Katsu

Ingredients:1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast* cut into 1 1/3 inch wide strips1 cup panko1/3 cup corn starch 1 egg, beatensaltpepperoil for frying to serve:blue cheese dressingbuffalo wing sauce (we like Anchor Bar)celery sticks Directions: Heat 1/2 inch of oil in a large saucepan until very hot. Meanwhile, salt and […]

Shrimp & Salmon Cakes with a Spicy Dipping Sauce

Ingredients: 6 oz salmon fillet, boned and skinned6 oz raw shrimp, shelled7 dried shiitake mushrooms2 eggs1 slice cooked bacon, crumbled1 tablespoon Chinese rice wine or sherry1 tablespoon oyster sauce1 teaspoon soy sauce1/4 cup cabbage shredded1/4 cup green onions, minced1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated4 tablespoons oil1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon white pepper1/4 […]

Triple Citrus Cranberry Cake

Ingredients:3 eggs3 cups flour1 1/2 cups sugar1 1/2 cup cranberries1/2 cup oil1/2 cup tangerine juice1/3 cup lime juice¼ cup lemon juice1 1/2 teaspoons Chinese 5 spice powder1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla½ teaspoon saltzest of one limezest of one tangerine Directions:Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and […]

Swiss Chard, Beef, Shrimp and Tofu Summer Rolls

Ingredients: Beef: 3/4 pound thinly sliced beef, cut into 3-4 inch strips1/4 pound mushrooms, sliced2 tablespoons oil Beef Marinade: 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce1 tablespoons soy sauce1 teaspoon sesame oil1 teaspoon minced garlic1 teaspoon chili paste1/2 teaspoon chili sauce (Sriracha or other red hot sauce) Greens: 1 pound Swiss chard1 teaspoon […]


Ingredients:sheets of dried seaweed (laver) or norisushi rice (made w/out vinegar)sesame seedssesame oil 1 pound of thinly sliced beef Marinade:2 tablespoons dark soy sauce2 tablespoons light soy saucejuice of 1/2 a lemon2 cloves garlic, minced1 teaspoon sesame oil1 tablespoon Korean chili paste (kochujang) Spinach –1/2 pound frozen spinach1/2 teaspoon salt1 […]

Pork & Seafood Fried Rice

Ingredients:3 cups cooked cold rice1 1/2 cup roast pork2 cups shredded cabbage1/2 cup frozen assorted seafood1/2 cup green beans. cut into small pieces1/2 cup green onions, minced4 dried mushrooms2 cloves garlic minced1 teaspoon grated ginger2 small chili peppers, minced3 tablespoons oil3 tablespoons soy sauce2 tablespoons broth2 teaspoon sesame oil1 onion […]

Cream Cheese & Jam Stuffed French Toast

Ingredients:3 eggs4 slices good quality bread2 tablespoons milk1 tablespoon sugar1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger1 teaspoon vanillacream cheesebutterkiwi jam Directions:In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, vanilla, ginger and milk. Set aside. Take 2 slices of bread, spread with cream cheese*. Spread the remaining slices with jam. Form cream cheese/kiwi […]