Fried Wontons

February 26, 2013
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Crispy, hot Fried Wontons filled with pork and shrimp instantly take me back to my childhood, and the delicious homemade wontons my friend’s mother would bring over to our house. I don’t think I’ve ever eaten wontons at a Chinese restaurant – it’s always been a homemade treat, which makes them extra special to me. […]

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Homemade Pad Thai

July 14, 2011
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There was a time, not so long ago, when I wouldn’t even have considered trying to make Pad Thai at home. It was out of the question. The ingredients would be way too hard to track down, I was unsure of how to use a wok and just how authentic would my version of Thailand’s […]

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Shrimp with Orzo

March 11, 2010
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I’m an Auntie! My sister and her husband welcomed their first child, a baby boy, earlier this week (with a rather quick labor for a first child, I might add – just 6 hours!) and we’re all overjoyed. They just brought him home from the hospital yesterday, so now the real fun begins. The “new […]

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Crispy Fried Shrimp

September 8, 2009

Does the thought of a pile of crispy fried shrimp immediately conjure up images of a chain restaurant all-you-can-eat $9.99 buffet? Yeah, I have a hard time shaking that association too. But don’t hold it against these poor little shrimp! There’s a reason “endless shrimp” is such a crowd pleasing draw – once you start […]

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