Real-Deal Kung Pao Chicken

Balanced sweet, sour, numbing, spicy, and savory flavors make for the perfect kung pao chicken. Learn the technique to recreate the authentic flavor in your own kitchen. You will find

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General Tso’s Chicken

Learn how to cook this classic dish the real Chinese way. The first time I heard about General Tso’s Chicken was right after I started blogging in 2013. I thought

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5-Ingredient Butternut Squash Soup

I lied. You really only need three ingredients to make this amazing soup. With five ingredients, you can garnish the soup with beautiful toppings, too! Since I learned the trick

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Shrimp Chow Mein

These fried noodles are loaded with vegetables, and burst with flavor. It’s a quick and healthy one-pot meal you can prep and cook in 20 minutes. Dishes like shrimp chow

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Miso Glazed Carrots

This miso glaze is slightly sweet, buttery, and slightly charred to release its umami, which makes the carrots more irresistible than candy. Miso paste is a versatile ingredient that works

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Authentic Chinese Scallion Pancakes (葱油饼)

Learn how to cook the real-deal scallion pancakes that are light and crispy. Video and step-by-step pictures included. Layered flatbread, pronounced bing (饼) in Chinese, is a staple in northern

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Chinese Beef Dumplings

Learn how to create the most juicy and flavorful beef dumplings, with one special trick. One of the perks of living in Beijing was having the various options of delicious

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Chinese-Style Roasted Turkey Breast

Learn how to cook flavorful and juicy turkey breast in an hour. No marinating and brining required! Eating and cooking with turkey is a relatively new experience to me. I

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Thanksgiving Leftover Curry Puffs (咖喱角)

Turn your Thanksgiving leftovers of mashed potatoes and turkey into this classic Chinese dim sum dish – really easy! I’m partnering with the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) to share this

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Real Deal Sesame Noodles

These real-deal Chinese sesame noodles are way better than takeout. The post teaches you how to use secret ingredients to make the sauce addictively tasty. Sometimes I hear complaints that

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