Testing The Essential Wok Cookbook

Last week we tested and tasted recipes from the Essential Wok Cookbook by  Naomi Imatome-Yun.   Shrimp Fried Rice, Kung Pao Chicken and Wok Seared Broccoli. I learned that buying a bottle of Chinese cooking wine and Szechuan peppercorns are worth the very small investment. The recipes were easy to follow and offered substitutions for…

No Cook and Cooked

I have no weekend cooking experiments to report this Monday. To the relief of my family, once in a while I do cook the same dish twice. This Sunday Swedish Meatballs were requested. I used this easy tried and true recipe from food blogger Jo Cooks. The mixture of ground beef and chicken make these…