Tag: homemade takeout


tershire sauce 1 tablespoon canola oil 1/2 teaspoon paprika salt pepper to serve: mustard minced onion soft rolls Directions: Heat oil in a large, shallow skillet. Saute the onion and shallot until just beginning to soften. Add the beef until the fat starts to render, breaking the meat into small […]

Sesame Shrimp Toast

Ingredients: 10 slices white thinly sliced sandwich bread 5 oz drained canned water chestnuts 3/4 lb peeled, raw shrimp 1 egg white 2 teaspoons cornstarch 2 teaspoons shaoxing 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger OR minced fresh ginger 1 green onion, minced sesame seeds white pepper salt canola […]

Barbecue Chicken Pizza

Ingredients: 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken cut into bite sized pieces pizza dough (with or without the garlic/pepper) 1 red onion, thinly sliced 8 oz smoked Gouda, shredded 3 oz mozzarella, shredded for the barbecue sauce: 1 large shallot 12 ounces tomato paste 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup Worcestershire […]

Lobster Roll

Ingredients: 2 lobsters’ worth of meat (3 cups, chopped) 1 stalk celery, diced 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 tablespoon tarragon vinegar 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice salt pepper butter New England style rolls (split top) Direction: Toss the celery and lobster, together in a medium bowl. In a small bowl, whisk mayo, […]

Chicken & Broccoli

Ingredients: 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast cut into bite sized pieces 3 cups broccoli florets 8 oz button mushrooms, thinly sliced canola oil 1 teaspoon cornstarch, dissolved in 1 teaspoon water cooked rice to serve (I made ours in my rice cooker and added a drop of sesame oil, […]

Carolina Shrimp Burgers

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb peeled steamed shrimp, chopped 1 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs (I used some slightly stale artisan white) 1/4 cup diced green onion 1/4 cup diced celery 3 tablespoons minced Italian parsley 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon malt vinegar 2 eggs, beaten zest […]

Pork & Shrimp Eggrolls

Ingredients: 4 cups shredded napa cabbage 2/3 cup diced char siu 1/2 cup diced, peeled & cooked shrimp (or 1/2 cup cooked tiny “salad” shrimp) 6 (fresh) shiitake mushrooms, minced 1 carrot, julienned 3 green onions, thinly sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger or ginger juice […]

Pork Lo Mein

Ingredients: 1 lb char siu, cut into 1/4 inch thick, 2 inch long slices* 2 carrots, julienned 2 stalks celery greens included, diagonally sliced to 1/4 inch pieces 2 cups shredded napa cabbage 4 oz sliced bamboo shoots 10 (fresh) shiitake mushrooms, sliced 1 small shallot, sliced 1 bunch green […]

Rachel’s French Onion Soup

Ingredients: 4 lbs yellow onions, halved and thinly sliced 2 quarts beef stock 1/3 cup vermouth 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 6 sprigs thyme (tied together) 2 bay leaves to serve: bread rounds (day old slices of a baguette or artisan white does well) […]