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A lovely homemade gift if you can find some Buddha's hand citron: Buddha's hand citron vodka.
Crusty exterior, soft and fluffy interior, dotted with rosemary and kalamata olives. Oh, and it's gluten-free and easy to make.
Stir-fried Chinese chives with pork and bamboo shoots.
The humble yet glorious tortilla de patatas.
Friands are lovely little almond cakes with fruit.
Roasted cauliflower is easy to prepare, tastes great, and is good for you.
Kung pao chicken to spice up your day.
Red bean (azuki) ice cream - one of my favorite Asian flavors blended with one of my favorite desserts!
Sautéed flank steak in Chinese BBQ sauce (sa cha).
Navy bean soup.
Get your profiterole on this weekend. Is there any combination more ridiculously awesome than choux pastry, pastry cream, and chocolate?! That'd be a no.
Warm lentil salad with sausage - a hearty and satisfying combination to get you through to Spring.
Lemon tart - a perfect ending to a romantic Valentine's dinner.
My search is over - the angel biscuit comes the closest to my favorite southern ham biscuit of my youth.
Crusted roast rack of lamb - you can totally do this.
Aspen apple cake - quick to toss together and more than ten times worth the effort! Great for breakfast, tea time, or snacking.
Stir-fried mi fun (rice noodle vermicelli), the way Mom makes it.
Tomato garlic pasta sauce - quick, simple, fantastic.
Trying to get my cookie mojo back with these lovely gluten-free peanut butter cookies from Gluten-Free Girl & the Chef. Chewy & perfect.
Stir-fried soybean sprouts are not only an awesome vegetable dish, but they represent MONEY for Chinese New Year. Keep that in mind come February, kids!
Hot, gooey Gruyère cheese over a bowl of onion soup - how can you say no to that?!
A nice way to start off the holiday festivities is with a lychee grapefruit martini.
I know it's the season for cookies and roasting big animals, but all I really want right now is a salad... try my favorite: roasted beets, hazelnuts, chevre, and blood oranges.
It's like mocha sorbet without the moo! Espresso chocolate sorbet is dark, rich, and intensely satisfying.
Make your own taco seasoning. It's so easy.
Never was a burger so mind-blowingly awesome. Try these Korean bbq-style burgers from The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook. Less than 30-minutes to make and utterly phenomenal.
Pomegranates and chocolate pair together for a winning combination - in white or dark chocolate (but we all know dark chocolate RULES).
Cornbread is good friends with honey or a bowl of chili. Come make friends...
This homemade tomato soup recipe will make it tough to ever go back to store-bought.
What are you giving out for the holidays this year? Me? I'm starting with these silky mocha truffles from Anita Chu's latest book!
Where I'm from, it's all about the pork. Try these Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Q ribs on for size. Bring a couple of napkins too.
Spicy tuna stuffed squid tempura - my easy way out of Thanksgiving dinner...
Chinese Lion's head meatballs are always a special treat I enjoy when I go home to see my parents. Find out how to make them for yourself!