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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!
Candied calamansi limes make great gifts if you don't nosh them all away first.
Grilled steak and cheese sandwich with a hot bowl of soup - a favorite combination.
Daring Cooks: Enter the Dragon... Roll.
Pepita brittle will make you smile and won't break your teeth.
Roasted parsnip purée is a great alternative to potatoes and pairs well with beef, pork, or in this case, pan-seared scallops.
Ma Pu Tofu - a soupy stew-like dish full of vegetables, tofu, and spicy broth. Perfect comfort food for 3 feet of snow.
[recipe] Daring Bakers: Matcha green tea French macarons with red bean (adzuki) paste buttercream filling.
Rum raisin ice cream... rummmmmm.
Pho shiz! No really - the Daring Cooks made Vietnamese pho this month and it RAWKS. I chose the beef pho from Jaden's Steamy Kitchen.
These are some of the healthy ingredients that go into my Chinese cellophane noodle soup - it warms the body and heart.
The grilling season never ends: try Emily's grilled flank steak - great in a pinch.
It doesn't get much easier than prosciutto-wrapped figs. Come to think of it, I don't think it can get much more fantastic to eat either.
Daring Bakers: lobster vols-au-vent.
A French macaron take on the Argentine alfajore