Steamed Turkey Buns

(Makes 16 buns) Growing up around Chinese families, dim sum has been a part of or so-called “diet”.  We would have dim sum as a meal or a snack. There was this popular dim sum place known for their meatball steamed bun. It was called “Bola Bola Pao”  or “Baozi” They even have a variation that… Continue reading Steamed Turkey Buns

Rate this:

Coffee Rub Pulled Pork

  When we got our slow cooker,  the very first thing we wanted to cook was pulled pork.  We did not want just the regular pork and bbq sauce recipe.  We want it to be something different and unique. We ground coffee to a fine powder and mixed it with several spices.  It turned out… Continue reading Coffee Rub Pulled Pork

Rate this:

Seafood Dynamite

We live close to the biggest Japanese supermarket in our state.  They also have a restaurant that serves sushi.  They sell the freshest sushi grade sushi in town.  Since they sell seafood, one is sure that all the fish in they use their sushi have never been frozen.  Every Saturday we would go to their sushi… Continue reading Seafood Dynamite

Rate this:

Chicken Piccata (Chicken with Lemon-Caper Sauce)

I bought a bag of lemons and was planning on making lemon squares.  I found out that I was missing some ingredients so I made this dish instead.  This dish has two of my favorite ingredients, chicken and capers.  The zing from the lemon and capers just brightens this dish. Ingredients 1 lb. chicken breasts… Continue reading Chicken Piccata (Chicken with Lemon-Caper Sauce)

Rate this:

Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

I have expressed several times in my blog my love for spinach. I would make anything that has spinach and this is one of them.  You can make this recipe in advance and freeze it. When you are ready to have them, just defrost them and bake it. This food is low in saturated fat, and very… Continue reading Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

Rate this:

Osso Bucco

  Ingredients 1/2 cup all-purpose flour Four 1-1/2- to 2-inch-thick veal shanks (about 2-1/2 lb.) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 Tbs. unsalted butter 1 cup dry white wine One 14-1/2-oz. can diced tomatoes 3/4 cup lower-salt chicken broth 1 small red onion, chopped (1-1/2 cups) 1 medium carrot, peeled and cut into… Continue reading Osso Bucco

Rate this: