Category Archives: Asian

Szechuan Round 1: Kung Pao Chicken

My newest challenge: Szechuan cuisine. I decided to take it easy for the first go round – Kung Pao Chicken. It’s a simple dish but was a good baby step into the fiery culinary arena of the Szechuan province. Since … Continue reading

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Pho Sho

As a cold wages war on my body I’m in need of some serious sick food. Chicken noodle soup was the obvious answer. One of my favorite noodle soups, chicken or not, is pho. Pho is the perfect example of … Continue reading

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Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Snout-to-Tail, Stout-to-Pale

photo by Phil When you see those blue Eating About Beer napkins, you know you’re in for an adventure…   Earlier this month I was selected to participate in Foodbuzz’s 24 24 24 event that showcases posts from 24 different … Continue reading

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Chicken Fried Tonkatsu

  I love pork. It’s no big secret, and it’s nothing new right? Everyone loves pork these days, it’s cool to like pork. But it’s actually a great thing that it is so hip to like pig because it means … Continue reading

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Momopickles

Last weekend while I was in New York, we somehow got ahold of impossible-to-get reservations at Momofuku Ko. It was amazing. One of the best meals I’ve ever had. It wasn’t blow-me-away quality in every course but the combination of … Continue reading

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Big Bird Curry

And now another word about bird. Chances are there are still somewhere between 12 and 20 pounds of turkey still left in your fridge. Chances are also that it’s pretty dry by now… it’s old, you overcooked it, you didn’t … Continue reading

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