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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.
The three most common types of Chinese food found in the U.S.
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.
Learn how to pickle your own okra, a recent mystery basket ingredient on the Chopped Teen Tournament finale.
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.
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!
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.
Not sure what to do with those extra cukes sitting around? My grandma used to make batches of homemade pickles—we’d have jars lining the fridge shelves. Dill, spicy, sweet or sour---oh, the possibilities!
Pickling isn't just for veggies. Add pickled fruit to a salad or serve on grilled meat.
Homemade pickles are a fun way to customize sandwiches and salads, and they don't have to take days. You can pickle vegetables by soaking them in a vinegar-based brine for just 20 minutes.
A Texas reader's twist on chips and dip came out on top in our pickle-themed contest.