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Link Roundup for 22 February 2013

Some of the things I’ve found interesting around the web this week. 3 Homemade Popcorn Seasonings Sometimes you just want a snack. But instead of grabbing that bag of chips, how about some popcorn instead? You can even make it in a wok! Mediterranean diet… Continue reading

Caribbean stir fry

When I originally came up with the idea for this dish, I never imagined the hardest part would be finding Caribbean hot sauce! I wanted something that would capture the fresh, vibrant flavors of the region and include a bit of heat. I think I’ve… Continue reading

Happy Snake Year, everybody!

It’s now the year of the Snake according to the Chinese Lunar calendar and I wanted to celebrate but I also wanted to go a little outside the mainstream. I remembered that long noodles symbolize long life so I decided to do Spaghetti alla puttanesca… Continue reading

Wok Wednesday – Chicken Lo Mein with Ginger Mushrooms

This time on Wok Wednesday… Why do I want to read that in a serious TV announcer voice? Anyway, this time on Wok Wednesday we did Chicken Lo Mein with Ginger Mushrooms. As usual the recipe comes from Grace Young’s Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge.… Continue reading

A BBQ Explosion! – China meets Memphis

After our latest Wok Wednesday adventure I started looking into what’s actually in hoisin sauce so I could try to make a low-carb version. While I still have that on the todo list, I was struck by the similarity of hoisin to barbeque sauce. They’re… Continue reading

Wok Wednesday – Hoisin Explosion Seitan

It’s that time again! Wok Wednesday is upon us once more and this week we’re doing Hoisin Explosion Chicken. Or rather, everyone else was. I was dining in my Zone of Seclusion this time and so I used seitan in place of the chicken. As… Continue reading

Sometimes, life is good

Living out here in flyover country, it can be real easy to become jealous of those who live in major metropolitan areas. Folks who can always get the latest exotic produce. But, sometimes the gods of produce smile upon us. While I was walking through… Continue reading

Wok Wednesdays – Curried Tempeh

Our Wok Wednesday project this time out was Stir-fried Curried Beef. As always, the original recipe can be found in Grace Young’s Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge. As I was going to be the only one eating, I went ahead and veganized the recipe. I… Continue reading

The Wok love is in the air!

In Praise of Leftovers penned an ode to their wok, hopefully by now the romance has blossomed! (h/t) Grace Young and the crew at Wok Wednesday

Quickie Royal stir fry

Sometimes it’s fun to dig up genuine ethnic recipes and play with all the seasonings in the cabinet. Other times you just need to get some food on the table. Today was one of the latter. This particular dish was inspired by a recipe in… Continue reading