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Category: Carbs

Cantonese Pan Fried Noodles

Cantonese Pan Fried Noodles

Cantonese style pan fried egg noodles topped with minced pork and mushrooms in a rich tasting, broth based sauce.

Garlic Chicken and Artichoke Pasta

Garlic Chicken and Artichoke Pasta

Garlic Chicken and Artichoke Pasta (adapted from grouprecipes.com) – Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 oz. angel hair pasta 1 lb. chicken tenderloins, cut into 1 inch cubes 1 pint baby portabella mushrooms, washed and sliced 1/2 onion, diced 5 cloves garlic, minced 6 oz. jar of […]

Pasta with Clam Sauce

Pasta with Clam Sauce

I wanted to make a pasta without tomato sauce for once, but with fresh tomatoes instead. I also wanted to try putting some fresh herbs in the sauce from our garden (yes, after 31 years I finally have a garden). I used rosemary, thyme and […]

Chinese Sticky Rice

Chinese Sticky Rice

Chinese Sticky Rice (Naw Mai Fan) is a favorite comfort food of mine. It is like fried rice, but with the use of sticky rice (called sweet rice on the rice bag).

Shells Stuffed with Homemade Turkey Sausage

Shells Stuffed with Homemade Turkey Sausage

Yea I know, this picture looks far from neatly composed or elegant. But I was hungry and this was all I got before I ate it. So deal with it. I stuffed these shells with the turkey sausage I made in the last recipe, with […]

Stuffed Baguette

Stuffed Baguette

Stuffed Baguette – Baguette hollowed out and stuffed with a cream cheese mixture, perfect as an appetizer.

Baked Cinnamon French Toast

Baked Cinnamon French Toast

 I couldn’t choose which photo I was in love with more so I decided to post all of them. I got this recipe from The Pioneer Woman’s website, so check out her process photos if you’re interested. I tweaked it a bit though; I substituted […]

Cheesy Popovers

Cheesy Popovers

Cheesy Popovers are a great breakfast dish, or even a dinner side dish. They are baked with a mixture of cheddar cheese and herbs, and have a light spongy texture. These remind me of the cheesy biscuits they serve you at red lobster, but a […]