A Nurse's Comfort Kitchen Blog at Allrecipes.com (11/2010)

A Nurse's Comfort Kitchen

 
Nov. 28, 2010 7:40 pm 
Updated: Aug. 7, 2011 4:59 pm
Tofu in Dry Pot is one of my new favorite Sichuan dishes when I go out for dinner. The truth about this dish is the heat comes from the Sichuan Pepper Corn and ginger. The combination of Sichuan bean sauce, pepper corn, ginger and garlic gives you a strong flavor. The bean sprouts in the… MORE
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Nov. 21, 2010 5:46 pm 
Updated: Nov. 24, 2010 7:22 pm
Well, I have been saving the Halloween Pumpkins since last week. In order to be able to keep the pumpkins fresh this year, I chose not to carve them. Pumpkin Dumpling/Pot-sticker is what I used to have when I was in China. It combines pumpkin with roasted peanuts--the perfect… MORE
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Nov. 14, 2010 7:08 pm 
Updated: Nov. 19, 2010 7:10 pm
As I promised, I am sharing a recipe with you that involves what I cooked last week--Lu Dan, Chinese roasted eggs (Click to get the recipe). Bao Zai Fan is rice that is cooked in a Sha Guo (Clay Pot). It is one of the lunches I used to have when I went to high school and college in China.… MORE
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Nov. 8, 2010 11:42 am 
Updated: Nov. 15, 2010 4:16 pm
Dearest Mom, thank you for giving birth to me 28 years ago. I miss you  terribly. I would love to share this cake and moment with you...I will  always love you!!! MORE
 
 
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Nov. 7, 2010 7:23 pm 
Updated: May 17, 2011 7:58 am
Chinese Lu Dan is eggs roasted in soy sauce with spices. In China, it is usually roasted with some meat as well. You may see it in the take-away BBQ spot in Chinese markets. Ingredients: 6 eggs 2 slices ginger 2 cloves garlic 15 Sichuan Pepper Corn 2 Star Anise 2 teaspoon dark soy… MORE
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Tao,RN

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Seattle, Washington, USA

Member Since
Nov. 2009

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Indian, Healthy, Vegetarian, Quick & Easy

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Camping, Boating, Biking, Walking, Fishing, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Wine Tasting, Charity Work

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About Me
A simple guy in Seattle who is a Registered Nurse. I LOVE to cook and explore the balance between creative Asian cooking and authentic flavor with limited ingredients. I will update a new dish every week. Recipes are due by midnight every Sunday. Recipes might be updated earlier than Sunday. I will also post tips on Asian cooking periodically...
My favorite things to cook
hmmm, what a tough question to answer! I should say I am always willing to try new recipes. If I am asked about what I cook all the time, that would be Szechuan (Sichuan) food.If I am asked about a specific type of ingredient, that would be tofu and vegetables.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Stir fry, I believe. I miss all the good food my mom used to cook for the whole family. We usually have one vegetable dish, a meat dish and a soup. Nothing is better than mother's food. I am trying very hard to make my food taste like my mom's.
My cooking triumphs
Chinese homemade stuffed Tofu
My cooking tragedies
Cooking takes time. Cooking with the love that you want to share with people that you cook for is the key of making a good dish!
 
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