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Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp Fried Rice

Think you can’t make Shrimp Fried Rice at home? Think again! This restaurant classic is beloved for good reason. I mean, who doesn’t love a big bowl of fried rice with tender shrimp and scrambled eggs?  I like to add lettuce to mine for a read more

Mushroom Dumplings

Mushroom Dumplings

Dumplings are always among the most popular appetizer choices on our menus, particularly the vegetarian ones because it’s an easy one to hook carnivores too. It’s a cliché to say “you won’t even miss the meat”, but when it comes to these Mushroom Dumplings, it read more

Chinese Red Pork

Chinese Red Pork

Well it’s officially September. And for those of us who love to cook, that means only one thing. It’s time to return to braises and stews, and my version of Chinese Red Pork is a fall favorite! Spend a couple hours making this over the read more

Szechuan Cucumbers

Szechuan Cucumbers

Cucumbers are the perfect summer food. Their cold and crunchy perfection requires very little embellishment. When I do want to jazz them up a little, I reach for this recipe for Szechuan Cucumbers. It adds a little heat and a little tang but keeps all read more

Curried Eggplant and Pork

Curried Eggplant and Pork

In these days where we are all amateur food photographers and critics, it’s easy to overlook less photogenic dishes. But sometimes the humblest looking food is the most delicious. That’s why I love David Chang’s show, Ugly Delicious, and I think this Curried Eggplant and read more

Broccoli Beef

Broccoli Beef

Perhaps no other dish quite captures the American melting pot story like Broccoli Beef. Popularized in San Francisco in the early 1900’s, Broccoli Beef was more about Chinese restaurant owners catering to local tastes than it was recreating dishes from home. Broccoli wasn’t even available read more