Tag Archives: Water Chestnuts

Beef and Broccoli

While takeout is a truly magical (and often necessary) invention, it certainly impacts the wallet and the waistline.  So, I’ve recently begun playing around with some of my favorite take home dishes at home.  I went went with this recipe as the base and added some stir fry veggies such as water chestnuts, and baby […]

Asian Lettuce Cups

If you haven’t yet heard of the podcast Gastropod ,which “looks at food through the lens of science and history”, and you enjoy learning about various ingredients or how cuisines have shifted over time, then you must go download it today! I was lucky enough to attend a taping earlier this week which also happened to […]

Asian Tofu Stirfry

I tend to cook with many of the same ingredients over and over again. Tomatoes, garlic, chili powder, onions, beans, curry, and chicken or turkey.  Don’t get me wrong, these are in my rotation for a reason, but I also want to keep expanding the flavors that I know how to work with.  Last month […]