Asian

Kale and mushroom stir fry

A delicious stir fry that can be made with leftover rice, or I make rice the day before preparing recipe and keep refrigerated.  You can make the rice the same...

Gyoza with dipping sauces

You do not have to makes these from scratch because there are so many good ones in the freezer section of grocery stores. I use...

Chinese Hot Pot (Da Bin Low)

Any type of fondue, savory or sweet, is such a fun dish to serve.  Over 10 years ago, I received two beautiful copper fondue pots and was eager to use...

place setting, Zen style

You can create an interesting table with a bit of thought, some creativity and not too much time.  Here I set a table for a friend’s birthday lunch and used...

vietnamese chicken salad

Now this is a really good salad with its crunchy, salty, sweet and tart melange of flavors. The first time I made it was in...

honey soy roasted salmon

I don’t remember when I first started making this dish and it has been changed and adapted over the years. Salmon is such a hearty, flavorful fish making it ideal...