YuXiang RouSi

Ingredients Cucumber or Green pepper or Bamboo shoots, cut to thin strings/slivers Wood ear mushroom wash well and cut to thin strings/slivers Carrots cut to thin strings/slivers Tenderloin of any kind of meat cut to thin strings/slivers Garlic diced Ginger diced Green onion diced Cooking oil Sriracha sauce or any kind of hot pepper sauce as desired Salt as desired Sauce: Any kind of starch Wine as desired Soy sauce as desired Sesame oil as desired Honey lemon juice as desired Directions: … Continue reading >>

Cooking Tips

Add vinegar to meats and vegetables. I use Apple Cider vinegar or lemon/lime juice. Vinegar can make meats tender and vegetables look fresh. E.g., add vinegar while cooking eggplant, the eggplant will not have a darker black color. Vinegar, salt and other spices can be added right before removing from the cooktop. Adding them too early will make the dish look not as attractive. For beef stew, you want to add the vinegar at the beginning of cooking. Use vinegar-and-water-mixed … Continue reading >>

Homemade Cheddar Bay Biscuit

We liked the biscuits at Red Lobster but didn’t want to eat out often. So I bought the Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuit mix and shredded cheddar cheese from Sam’s, and baked them at home. They tasted good, but I wanted to have a healthy version after reading the Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuit mix label every time I made them. Finally, I found this recipe and immediately wanted to modify and try it. Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tbs sugar … Continue reading >>

Baked Chicken Nuggets

Ingredients: Cut chicken breasts to 1/2 inch cubes Ground garlic powder as desired Salt as desired Freshly grounded black pepper as desired Shredded cheese as desired, optional Two eggs whisked Breadcrumbs Directions: Preheat oven to 400°F Line baking sheet with parchment paper Mix spices and salt together in breadcrumbs Coat a few pieces of chicken nuggets in eggs at one time, then remove them Drop them in seasoned breadcrumbs Line them up on baking sheet Bake for 20 minutes Dip in catchup, … Continue reading >>

Honey Lemon or Lime

Ingredients: Honey Lemon or Lime, washed, cut to wedges Canning jar Directions: Pour some honey in the jar Put lemon or lime wedges into the jar, fill to the top Pour more honey over the lemon or lime wedges, emerge lemon or lime wedges under honey Let sit for 2 weeks and enjoy Sam’s had lime for $2.48 for 3 lb.. There’s no way I’d pass it. I made three jars of honey lime. … Continue reading >>

Honey Cake

Ingredients: 9 Sam’s Club eggs, separate yolks from whites 1/2 to 1 cup sugar, depends on your tolerance to sweet 3 tablespoon honey 1 1/3 cup sifted bread flour Directions: Preheat oven to 325°F Line 13 x 9 baking dish with parchment paper Beat egg whites with electric egg beater on high for 5 minutes until frothy Add sugar gradually, beating 5 minutes until hard peaks form Gradually mix in honey Add egg yolk one at a time, mix with … Continue reading >>

Sweet and Sour Salmon

Ingredients: Salmon cut to pieces Dry: Salt Starch Wet: Soy sauce White vinegar Sugar Ground ginger Water Green onions cut to about 1 inch in length Directions: Coat salmon with dry ingredients and let sit for 15 minutes. Prepare sauce by mixing wet ingredients in a sauce pan and bring to boil. Pan fry salmon piece by piece in another pan. Transfer pan-fried salmon into the sauce pan, simmer for 30 minutes. … Continue reading >>