Category Archives: Asian

Pork Stir Fry with Miso Sauce

I remember when stir frys became popular.  I bought a wok, utensils and an how to book on stir frying.  It took years before I realized that stir-frying just wasn’t that complicated. All that’s needed is your choice of oil, … Continue reading

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Asian Style Oxtails with Udon Noodles

I know I’m always preparing oxtails, but we like them a lot and we don’t have access to dependable quality variety meats in our area and oxtails are delicious, however prepared.  We have two more batches in the freezer 🙂  … Continue reading

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Char Sui Pork and Asian Slaw Hero

Char sui pork is something I love to make in the oven because of the S hooks my husband recommended.  Years ago, I saw char sui being prepared somewhere in Asia over an outdoor pit, hanging from an indescribable metal … Continue reading

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Spicy “Shanghai” Bok Choy

Wegman’s Scranton had the tiniest baby bok choy I’ve ever seen.  They were labeled Shanghai bok choy.  I steamed them until tender and added my favorite spicy sauce for bok choy.  I should have bought more! It’s been a very … Continue reading

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Grilled Pork Belly Sandwich and Bok Choy

Before the plague, I ordered and froze a 5 pound pork belly from D’Artagnan, thinking of an Easter family barbecue.  I was a tad disappointed because the pork belly was more long than thick, which would be fine for sliced … Continue reading

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Miso Marinated Sablefish with Sugar Snap Peas

The State of Pennsylvania, among others, is an “open carry” state.  Which means that it is your constitutional right, based on the 2nd amendment, to take your gun openly into any establishment, event, park or wherever, except to a hospital, … Continue reading

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Oxtails with Chow Mein Noodles

Narrowsburg, NY is a small, quaint tourist town about 10 miles from Honesdale, Pa.  The town borders a long stretch of the Delaware River, attracting sport fishers, kayak enthusiasts and all manner of people who enjoy water sports.  In addition,  … Continue reading

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Turkey and Shrimp in Dashi Broth

Woke up Friday morning to a bitter, wintry day (-5F /-23C) degrees)  in Honesdale, Pennysvania, our kind of town.  The forecast for Saturday predicted from 2-10 inches of snow.  Hoping for a blizzard, we gleefully decided I should make a … Continue reading

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Salmon and Udon Noodle Dashi Soup

Wandering around the Courtenay, France farmers’ market on Thursday, I stumbled upon two packages of fresh udon noodles!  Not available in Sens, this was quite the find.  I started cooking in my head and couldn’t wait to get home!  I … Continue reading

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Asian Oxtails with Vietnamese Noodles and Turnips

I’m never shocked at the price of oxtails in France.  The French have always considered them to be more than worthy as a meal.  I’m always shocked at the prices in the U.S. because when I was a child, my … Continue reading

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