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Baby Spinach with Char Sui Pork

Baby Spinach with Char Sui Pork 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 small onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, diced 2 large garlic cloves, slivered 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced, prepared char sui pork 6 cups baby spinach Tamari soy sauce … Continue reading

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I’m Still Here

I remembered one of my favorite films, Papillon with Dustin Hoffman and Steve McQueen.  Continually surviving the inhumane conditions of the French prison system in French Guiana, he famously declares “Hey you b*st*rds, I’m still here.”  Me too.  I’m still here.  I’m … Continue reading

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Beef, Mushrooms and Spinach Noodles

Today is my birthday and I’m starting to get really old😀  In any case, I decided not to go out to lunch, but to continue to hand strip my Irish Terrier, Jessie. This is the first time I’ve attempted stripping and … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Pho Broth

I was just pining for real Asian noodles with broth and wishing that someone would cook them for me.  Our Asian takeout restaurants, like in many towns and cities here in the U.S. cater to Americans who don’t really want … Continue reading

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Flanken Beef Ribs

  I like beef ribs.  It must be a Texas thing.  My Mom prepared the beef short rib cut, the large, Neanderthal slab cut and my favorite, the flanken beef rib cut. The flanken is meaty, cut horizontally across the rib … Continue reading

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Pork Stir Fry with Soba Noodles

I saw some not so baby bok choy, shiitake mushrooms and broccoli rabe at the dreaded Weiss Supermarket, and because they looked acceptably fresh, I bought them.  God knows their provenance; I decided not to freak myself out by looking for “product of” tags. What … Continue reading

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Spicy Aubergine with Udon Noodles

Because we like Asian spicy aubergine, I have made many variations of the recipe.  Today I used lean ground beef for the meat;  usually I use ground veal or pork but I had lean ground beef.  So that’s why🙂 After … Continue reading

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