Chicken Tagine with the Instant Pot: International Dishes with ‘Martha Stewart’s Slow Cooker’

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As fall sets in, so does my desire to make comforting dishes that fill our home with tempting aromas and warm flavors. I found a fantastic candidate in ‘Martha Stewart’s Slow Cooker’. It’s one of many actually; the 267-page cookbook… Continue Reading

Steamed Pork and Cabbage Dumplings from ‘The Dumpling Galaxy’

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Dumplings are simple and elegant, equally suiting for a quick weeknight meal or for the tasting course of a formal dinner. Eating them is one of my favorite food experiences, from admiring a dumpling’s careful handmade pleats, to savoring each… Continue Reading

Escape to the French Countryside with ‘French Country Cooking’

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J’adore France. The flowing language, the elegant architecture, the chic style, and the incredibly luxurious food… oh la la! My love even manifests in the French middle name that we gave our daughter… rather than say, a Chinese one. I’ve… Continue Reading

Exploring Chinese Cuisine with ‘All Under Heaven’

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As a 4th generation Chinese with ties to Hawaii (thus my daughter’s name), I’m somewhat removed from my heritage culture. I grew up on Shake’N Bake chicken and broccoli, didn’t learn how to use chopsticks until a 3rd grade field… Continue Reading