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.
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.
There are literally hundreds of different carotenoid compounds to be found in orange fruits and vegetables, so it pays to try them all.
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!
Throughout the day you should have a rainbow of colors --- red, yellow, orange, green, blue, purple and white. Each color is rich in specific nutrients that help make a well-balanced diet. In this series we’ll tell you why each color is important and with Halloween around the corner, we thought it was most appropriate to start with orange.