Category Archives: Chinese

Stir-fried broccoli and chicken over kale and rice 6/1/22

The weather people assured me that the high temperature on Wednesday was supposed to be 73F. With very moderate temperatures for the day I felt that boiling a big pot of water to make fettuccini arrabbiata would not be a … Continue reading

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Stir-fried vegetables with eggs 5/29/22

My Breakfast For Dinner of stir-fried vegetables and eggs is one that I really enjoy. First I laid down a bed of shredded raw kale and put a veritable garden of stir-fried vegetables mixed with a little rice on top … Continue reading

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Marinated tofu and vegetable stir-fry 3/13/22

I marinated the tofu in a nuoc cham sauce for about two hours. Nuoc cham is a Vietnamese sauce and is basically fish sauce, sugar, and lime juice. With John manning our large fry pan, I cut the vegetables up … Continue reading

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Sesame shrimp bowl. 2/17/22

We have had a lot of these sesame bowls lately, some with salmon and some with shrimp. They are a big hit here. We were planning on shrimp scampi but changed the menu because we had a last avocado that … Continue reading

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Shrimp sesame bowl 1/27/22

Tonight I served sautéed shrimp with cabbage, avocado, and cucumber over rice with a ginger, soy, white vinegar, and vegetable oil sauce. The dish was topped with a sprinkle of furikake which gave it a nice crunch.

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Potstickers with bok choy in oyster sauce. 1/1/22

Happy New Year’s Day, 2022! I have now been writing this blog for over 10 years. During this time I have been at a good weight, at a bad weight, and at a good weight again. The cycles of dieting … Continue reading

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Dining out, Carson City, NV. 4/16/21

We have planned to go out to dinner and have pho, a Vietnamese soup. It is a clear but hearty broth with vegetables, noodles, and the meat or not meat of your choice. The internet says it is open until … Continue reading

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Lunar New Year treats! 2/12/21

In honor of the lunar new year I made some Vietnamese summer rolls and John cooked some pork potstickers. We served them both with nuoc cham, a dipping sauce. I am a little rusty with my summer roll technique so … Continue reading

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Tofu and vegetable stir-fry. 1/27/21

This dinner was a glorious celebration of vegetables and also a very good way to use up bits and pieces of vegetables left in your refrigerator. Except for the fact that we used fish sauce in our marinade, this is … Continue reading

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BFD. Vegetarian fried rice. 1/24/21

This Sunday’s Breakfast For Dinner (BFD) seems a little less breakfast-y than usual. But it is basically just a sliced up omelet, some vegetables, and a little rice which is mostly all breakfast components.   I made my omelet first … Continue reading

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