Category Archives: Main Courses

Ma Po Tofu

I was inspired with this Chinese Ma Po Tofu recipe.  Unfortunately I only had time to go to Trader Joe’s and they don’t sell ground pork, so I went with ground beef.  Then I didn’t have time to make it for a couple days, which was the fortunate thing, because my MIL came to visit and showed me how to make the real thing family style!

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Chicken Pot Pie – Oh My!

Happy 2010! On New Year’s Eve, RC surprised me with this beautiful Chicken Pot Pie (from scratch!) for dinner. It was so good, I had to share it with you all. We would love to hear how you celebrated!

Silken Tofu Tubs

Seafood Stuffed Silken TofuA couple months ago, I went to a chinese restaurant in San Diego where I had some silken tofu stuffed with pork and deep fried. The tofu was so delicate on the inside and crispy on the outside. It made for a terrific meal on it’s own, and I would have if I wasn’t with 5 other people :). So when Iron Chef Irvine’s Champion of last month’s wine challenge, Mark Wagner announced that this month’s challenge would be “SOY”, my tummy’s memory zipped back to that silken tofu dish I had. Continue reading