Beef Asparagus

Ingredients 1 lb beef 1 lb asparagus stalks (hard cut-off), sliced into inch length 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 3 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp mirin or cooking wine 1 tsp Hondashi (optional) salt and pepper to taste Directions Chop your steak into thin slices, across the grain (putting it in… Continue reading Beef Asparagus

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Greek Turkey/Chicken Kabob with Cucumber and Yoghurt Sauce (Tzatziki)

Lately, we have been trying to eat healthy.  We plan to have BBQ ribs for Labor Day but I realized that I am getting old and it’s time to eat healthy.  Besides, we just had BBQ a couple of days ago. This recipe is full of flavor yet so quick to fix. Ingredients 2 lbs… Continue reading Greek Turkey/Chicken Kabob with Cucumber and Yoghurt Sauce (Tzatziki)

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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