Tag Archives: Chinese

Fried Rice with Peas and Bean Sprouts

Fried rice is a very popular side dish to many Chinese dishes, however, many times the rice is so greasy, salty, and bland that it leaves a lot to be desired. This recipe changes all that! The rice is cooked in … Continue reading

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General Tso’s Chicken

General Tso’s Chicken is my husband Andrew’s absolute favorite Chinese dish. In fact when Andrew and I go out to a Chinese restaurant he doesn’t even have to look at the menu. He always orders the General Tso’s Chicken and Hot and Sour … Continue reading


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Hot and Sour Soup

The weather here in central Illinois has been a bit crazy. From sunny and highs in the upper 70’s one day to cool and dreary 50’s the next. When the cool weather starts to set in I crave warming soups like … Continue reading

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Orange Chicken

Orange chicken stir fried in a thick sweet and spicy orange glaze is destined to be your answer to Chinese takeout. It’s healthier and more delicious than many Chinese restaurants that I have been to. About a month ago, I saw this … Continue reading

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Crab Rangoon

Crab rangoon is a delicious party appetizer stuffed with a cream cheese and crab meat filling that are sure to be a hit at your next party or get together. Serve these with sweet and sour chicken and egg rolls for a … Continue reading

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Egg Rolls

Crispy and delicious egg rolls stuffed with ground pork, coleslaw, and seasoned with several spices. These egg rolls are absolutely delicious! I have been craving egg rolls ever since my husband and I dined at PF Chang’s in December with … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

Finally a sweet and sour chicken recipe that is faster and healthier than Chinese take-out! 🙂 Stir-fried chicken with pineapple, red bell peppers, onions and candied ginger in a sweet and sour sauce. Many sweet and sour chicken recipes are deep … Continue reading

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Pork Potstickers

Exotic Chinese dumplings made with ground pork, cabbage, ginger and green onions enclosed in a homemade wonton wrapper.  These pot stickers are so delicious and after getting the hang of folding the dough, so easy to make! Impress your friends at your … Continue reading

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