Category Archives: Chinese

Shredded tofu with shiitake mushrooms. 6/12/20

This is a recipe by Melissa Clark NYTimes Cooking. If you have a subscription to the site you can find the recipe here https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1017765-shredded-tofu-and-shiitake-stir-fry?smid=ck-recipe-iOS-share The dish came out a little dry. We definitely could have used more sauce. I like … Continue reading

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Chicken and rice with ginger/scallion sauce

I saw this recipe on the NYTimes Cooking site and it appealed to me because it seemed dead easy without much cleanup. Put white rice in a pot with chicken broth, some salt, and a tablespoon of grated fresh ginger. On … Continue reading

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Shrimp, rice, bok choy with oyster sauce 5/14/20

Sautéed shrimp is simple to make. White rice is easily prepared. Stir fried bok choy only takes around five minutes to cook. What makes this simple, easy dish delectable? It is the sauce comprised of oyster sauce, soy sauce, rice … Continue reading

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🥬 Vegetable stir-fry. 3/28/20

We decided to get back on our diet track with a vegetable stir-fry. I have been making this type of stir-fry for lunch recently so I merely had to cut up more vegetables to make it an entree for both … Continue reading

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🥬 Shredded tofu with mushrooms and edamame. 3/11/20

New recipe! We try a new recipe by Melissa Clark that I found on the NYTimes cooking site. The firm tofu is drained and pressed and then shredded on a box grater. It gets mixed with some sautéed mushrooms, onions, garlic, ginger, … Continue reading

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🍤 Shrimp, rice, and a new vegetable. 1/29/30

For some reason I had convinced myself that I did not like bok choy. So I never eat it. I was searching for a vegetable to go with our shrimp and rice dinner and could not face broccoli again! I … Continue reading

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🥬 Veg fried rice/mujadara crossover. 1/24/20

Tonight’s dinner was supposed to be vegetarian fried rice with tofu. But the grocery store we went to was out of extra-firm tofu! So I had to figure out a different protein. I considered beans but decided on quick cooking … Continue reading

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🥬 Vegetable fried rice. 1/15/20

We were supposed to go out to dinner tonight but the timing did not work out and we arrived home tired and hungry after being caught in rush hour traffic. This would be one of those times when we used … Continue reading

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🍗 Three cup chicken 9/16/19

One thing I am learning from keeping track of everything I eat is that I have been eating in a pretty healthy manner except between 5PM and 7PM. Between those hours John and I would drink our glasses of wine … Continue reading

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