From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Though it’s easy to pick up the phone and call for Chinese food takeout, it can be just as simple to cook up those white-box favorites at home with our recipes.
Admit it, you’ve got the local Chinese restaurant on speed dial. Chinese is at the top of many people’s list of favorite cuisines. Here are some tips on how to order next time your in the mood for Chinese take-out.
For those who plan to uphold the Christmas tradition of ordering Chinese food, take a lead from these chefs who’ve shared their preferred takeout plates.
The three most common types of Chinese food found in the U.S.
Typical artichoke dips are loaded with cream cheese and mayo; make a light, dairy-free artichoke dip instead, it'll be every bit as crowd-pleasing, but easier on your waistline.
It's worth breaking through artichokes' spiky exteriors to get to their delicately flavored leaves and hearts.
If you haven't tried whole artichokes, you're missing out on a nutritional powerhouse with a delightful flavor. Try stuffing them and baking them tonight.