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Szechuan Tofu Recipe with Mapo Sauce (Make IT!)

Imagine a Szechuan tofu recipe with Mapo Sauce! This silky tofu dip is covered with a spicy Szechuan, Mapo-style tofu sauce and is perfect for dipping. If you love spicy food the way I do prepare your tastebuds to tingle. Asian recipes, in this case a take on Mapo tofu, was one I just had …

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Baked Egg Custard Recipe (Chinese Style)

A very simple baked egg custard recipe, that can be made into Chinese egg tarts or just made in custard cups, is easy and delicious-with or without the crust! This traditional Chinese dessert, beloved by Manservant, is actually an old fashioned recipe for baked egg custard. Don’t know what egg custard is? Egg custard generally …

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Sichuan Shredded Chinese Potatoes

Sichuan Shredded Chinese Potatoes are spicy-spicy good! I never even knew there were Chinese potato dishes until I went to China! What a great discovery! Sichuan potatoes were new to me until I went to China.  Spiced with Sichuan peppercorns, these potatoes are simple and quick to make. Upon doing some research I discovered that …

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Chinese Noodles with Blackened Green Onions, Bacon and an Angry Egg

Chinese Noodles with scallions and bacon and topped with and angry egg are peppery and addictive. Try them and you will agree! Tomorrow I’m leaving for Philly to spend a long weekend with Zoe. We haven’t seen each other since Memorial Day and I am excited to see her and her new apartment. I am …

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Xi’an Style Chinese Meat Pies or Xian Bing and a 26th Birthday

Chinese Meat Pies or Xian Bing are street food in China. These Chinese pork stuffed pancakes are great for a hand held breakfast or lunch on the go! A birthday cake this isn’t; but a cake this is, none the less. Imagine a traditional Chinese pork stuffed pancake or Xian Bing as they are known …

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Fresh Fried Rice with Jerky and Potato Chips

Fried Rice made with fresh rice, not chilled, is so easy to make. Made with jerky and potato chips, this fried rice may not be traditional but it sure is good! I don’t know about you, but when I’m searching for a recipe or creating one, finding a new technique and keeping it simple and …

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