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.
Between my CSA share and local farmers market, I’m surrounded by the best of local foods from now until December. Sometimes I come across some unusual finds. The latest gem: green gooseberry jam.
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.
The three most common types of Chinese food found in the U.S.
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.
2010 is the year of the tiger on the Chinese calendar. Use these healthy Asian recipes to cook up a feast featuring foods like noodles that symbolize longevity and dumplings representing wealth.
This popular takeout fare tends to be on everyone’s speed dial. But before placing your next order, review the menu and jot down the healthiest options. It’s always good to be prepared, especially when that deep fried egg roll is calling your name!
Spices are an excellent way to add flavor to any dish without adding unnecessary calories. Chinese five-spice powder is not typically used in American cooking, but if you've never tasted this flavorful spice mix, it's time to give this favorite in Chinese and Vietnamese cuisines a try! Learn what's in the spice blend, and three delicious ways to use it.