Shrimp and noodles

Here is a fun recipe for the family that is easy to make and fun to eat.  No need for stopping at your favorite noodle restaurant, this one is great tasting and made at home. I adapted this recipe from one that I found in Cooking Light magazine last summer. I used 8 ounces of…

Slow cooker sesame chicken

The weather is cold and comfort meals are still on the menu at our house.  I love using a slow cooker for an easy delicious meal, especially when I have a busy day of activities planned.  This Asian recipe is very easy and quite tasty to make and enjoy. It will serve four people or…

Healthy chicken “fried” rice

If leftover brown rice is available in the refrigerator, try this great recipe to use it for the next dinner entree. I make this dish in an electric skillet with 1 tablespoon olive oil total. Here is how I prepare this entree rice dish.  Gather these ingredients:  1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 white chopped onion,…

Just like takeout chicken

Here is another really easy and delicious recipe for chicken that is so similar to takeout from your favorite Asian restaurant.  I was inspired by a recipe I found last year in Good Housekeeping magazine. I gave it a try, and the flavors were excellent and very tasty. I used chicken drumsticks, but chicken thighs,…

Won-Ton soup

One of our favorite Winter meals is soup.  Soup and salad or soup and crusty bread or even soup and sandwich come together in a matter of minutes and can be super delicious on a cold night.  This is one of my all-time favorite soups.  No need to get take-out as this soup recipe is…

Shrimp and Pineapple fried rice

Are you looking for an easy easy easy fried rice recipe?  I have posted several on my blog in the past, but this one has a different flavor profile.  I thought I would try shrimp and pineapple this time in a recipe, and the results were outstanding.  Make sure to use cold white rice.  I…

chicken and mushroom chopped suey

sometimes i pass by cooking channel TV, and happen to see a recipe i would like to try.  this is one of those recipes from Ching-He Huang.  it is very tasty and quite easy to make.  i decreased the amounts she suggests as i am not cooking for a crowd anymore. i also substituted some…

asian chicken and vegetable soup

  for a group of friends or just a family meal, this easy soup is better than anything from a can or your local Asian market.  the soup is easy to prepare and comes together in less than 30 minutes. it will serve six to eight people, and the leftovers can be frozen for future quick meals….

spicy sweet glazed shrimp

  low-calorie and high protein meals are becoming more popular every day for better health.  grilled shrimp are a wonderful choice for a light easy meal.  this recipe comes from everyday food magazine, published by Martha Stewart. this glaze could also be used for chicken or beef.  it could be used on kabobs easily. to make the…

easy pork chop suey

  pork chop suey has never been easier.  this recipe is made in a slow cooker, and cooks in 4 to 6 hours.  i used about one pound of boneless lean pork chops, cut into small cubes, 1 small white onion chopped into wedges, one can of sliced bamboo shoots that were drained, my homemade…