Category Archives: Asian

Coconut Vinaigrette

This dressing is at once both tart and rich.  Creamy and mellow, bright and tangy, all at the same time!  I served it over butter lettuce and it was heaven.  This is a perfect salad to serve alongside an Asian … Continue reading

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Betty Draper’s Rumaki

Betty seems to love Rumaki. Last Night’s episode (705 The Runaways) marks the second time on Mad Men that she serves it to guests, this time at a progressive dinner party, where the guests have a different course at each … Continue reading

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Spicy Coconut Broth

This broth is a wonderful base for your favorite vegetables, meat, or seafood. You can mix and match the veggies you like.  Toss in a few shrimp or some shredded chicken and you’ve got an incredibly healthy and satisfying soup. … Continue reading

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Asian Meatball Lettuce Wraps

These little wraps are a great way to get your kids to eat more leafy greens.  Use any ground meat that you like. 1 1/3 lb. ground beef, or chicken, or turkey, or pork, etc. 1 egg 3 T. hoisin … Continue reading

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Spicy Pork And Mustard Green Soup

I just finished eating this.  It was so good that I wanted to share it right away.  I am lazy lately and have been just cooking out of magazines instead of coming up with my own recipes.  So, sorry Blog … Continue reading

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Tamarind Whiskey Sour

If you’ve never tried tamarind before, it’s difficult to describe.  It’s a thick, sticky substance inside a long, brown pod.  You can buy it in the pod in some grocery stores, or in block form and it sort of resembles … Continue reading

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Citrus Marinated Chicken

You know those recipes you have that you can make by heart and have earned a place in your regular dinner rotation?  We have a few favorites too: chili and cornbread, spaghetti and Italian sausages, flank steak tacos…these are the … Continue reading

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Asian Steak Salad with Ginger Dressing

Now that the days are getting warmer I am working on some lighter dishes that don’t have to be served piping hot.  The marinade gives this steak a sweet and smoky flavor and the dressing is cool and crisp.  Yes, … Continue reading

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Asian Meatball Lettuce Wraps

I don’t know if this is a thing or not.  I had some ground beef and some butter lettuce and this is what happened.  They were tasty and easy! 1 1/3 lb. ground beef, or chicken, or turkey, or pork, … Continue reading

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Curry Coconut Kabocha Squash Soup

I have been wanting to try cooking with Kabocha squash for a long time.  Sometimes called a Japanese Pumpkin, this squash is squat and medium-to-small sized with a dull green color.  If you have had a pumpkin curry in a … Continue reading

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