Category: Recipe

Wok Wednesdays – Chinese American Cabbage with Bacon

Wok Wednesday, for me this week, fell on a Friday. What can I say? The alligators were a bit deep this week. Anyway, as always, the recipes are drawn from Grace Young’s Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge and this time around, we got to choose… Continue reading

Wok Wednesday – Wok-Seared Vegetables

Wok Wednesday has returned and with a vegan dish to boot! I joked around with the group that, just to maintain to karmic balance of the universe, I should add some meat to this. Fortunately, it didn’t come to that and the Universe is still… Continue reading

Wok Wednesdays – Velvet Chicken with Asparagus

It’s back! After taking a Spring Break, Wok Wednesday has returned with a fresh new take on spring flavors. As always, the recipe comes from Grace Young’s Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge and equally as always, I’ve changed the recipe around. Sorry Grace. I tried… Continue reading

Greek Stir fry and the Uberburner makes it’s 2013 debut

As we all know, stir frying is about applying heat to food, a lot of heat. A home stove top is really kind of marginal and even a commercial stove isn’t that great. For comparison, an average home burner produces 10-12,000 BTU and a commercial… Continue reading

Wok Wednesdays – Hakka Style Stir-Fried Cabbage and Egg

Some days you’re the windshield, some days you’re the bug. And recently, I’ve been the bug. Nothing major, just some really long days. So, as you may have already guessed from the picture, I didn’t make the dish this time around. There are ways to… Continue reading

Recipe revisit – Chicken with Carrots and Mushrooms

As some of you may remember, this was a Wok Wednesday recipe that didn’t go so well for me. I got a hold of some better quality mushrooms and decided to remake the recipe but with some alterations¬† I don’t hate carrots but they certainly… Continue reading

Wok Wednesday – Stir fried chicken with carrots and mushrooms

I have to admit, I approached this round’s recipe with more than a bit of trepidation. Carrots are by no means my favorite vegetable and they are a lot of them in this, Three cups in fact! Normally I’d replace chicken with seitan but, given… Continue reading

Corned seitan and stir fried cabbage with fried potatoes

When I first came up with the idea for this, I figured I’d find a recipe online for the corned seitan, fry up some cabbage and potatoes and, badda bing, badda boom, I’m out. It didn’t turn out to be quite that simple. First off,… Continue reading

Wok Wednesday – Stir Fried Chili Scallops

This is a placeholder for the Wok Wednesday event. The recipe, from Grace Young’s Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge, calls for baby bok choy. Around here, trying to find any sort of exotic produce is a bit of a crap shoot. And this time I… Continue reading

Banh Mi Night!

This post is going to be a little different. It doesn’t involve a wok or stir frying. In fact, it’s as much for my benefit as anything else. So, still here? Good! For anyone who might not know, banh mi are a kind of Vietnamese… Continue reading