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CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS

CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS by Linda Tay Esposito

The char siu bao is a dimsum staple. Sweet, juicy bits of Chinese bbq pork oozing out of the soft, sweet bun. The secret to creating that char siu bao taste is to use dried onions (McCormicks). Please look up the Basic Yeast Dough for Steamed Buns that accompanies this recipe. If you don't have steamer baskets, use a wok…

9 votes
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BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS

BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS by Linda Tay Esposito

This is a recipe for the dough of the fluffy white skins of the char siu bao and the shanghai cabbage buns. It's truly versatile -- you can use the same dough and fill it with sweetened mashed red beans or lotus seeds for a dessert treat. Or just steam it by itself to turn it into "man tou" essentially steamed white bread that is…

9 votes
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GOW CHOI GAU – SHRIMP & CHIVES DUMPLINGS

GOW CHOI GAU – SHRIMP & CHIVES DUMPLINGS by Linda Tay Esposito

Gow Choi - Chinese chives are stronger in flavor -- more garlicy taste than regular chives -- than regular chives. The flat-leaf, foot-long green is used as a vegetable rather than used as a herb. In this classic dim sum dish, the chives are mixed with shrimp and stuffed in a a dumpling. The crystal dumpling skin is made from…

5 votes
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Canning Applesauce

Canning Applesauce by Jennifer

Applesauce is good all by itself. You can also use it as an ingredient in recipes or use it as a topping or side dish.

1 vote
5156 views
Asparagus with Lemon Sauce

Asparagus with Lemon Sauce by Salad Foodie

This fulfilled my need to go beyond that same old, same old steamed asparagus. The lip-smacking sauce is just lemony-perfect. Inspired by allrecipes.com.

1 vote
2217 views
Brussels Sprouts with Pearl Onions

Brussels Sprouts with Pearl Onions by Julia Ann Souders

A vegetable dish made flavorful and healthy with a sprinkling of sesame seeds over steamed Brussels sprouts and pearl onions. There are a winter holiday favorite. ©2007-2014 Netta Belle’s Choice® cookbookinabox® “Reg. U.S. Pat. & Trdmk.Off.” Reg. “Trade-marks Canadian Intellectual Property Office.” nettabelleschoice.com and…

1 vote
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Healthy Stuffed Bitter Gourd Boat with Minced Pork

Healthy Stuffed Bitter Gourd Boat with Minced Pork by Blackswan

Be enticed by the kaleidoscope of colours & flavours slowly coaxed into this Stuffed Bitter Gourd Boat with Minced Pork . Besides adding a touch of red to the dish, Wolfberries provides a plethora of health benefits especially for the eye-sight.

1 vote
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Bread In 20 Minutes, Or the Fast, The Delicious and The Gluten Free

Bread In 20 Minutes, Or the Fast, The Delicious and The Gluten Free by kathy gori

Every culture and cuisine has their own version of bread and I like all of them. Flat or tall, round, square oblong, leavened, or un, paper-thin or giant heavy slabs. I love the stuff. What I don't love is the mixing, kneading, waiting, rising,…

3 votes
5950 views
Steamed Squash

Steamed Squash by ShaleeDP

Very easy, very healthy side dish.

1 vote
1597 views
Lobster and Strawberry Parfaits

Lobster and Strawberry Parfaits by Texanas Kitchen

A simple layering of succulent steamed lobster, and strawberry salsa.

1 vote
2998 views
Lemony Asparagus with Almonds

Lemony Asparagus with Almonds by Kyle Dalakas

Lemony Asparagus with almonds is an easy, healthy and delicious veggie side dish. Try this with your dinner tonight!

1 vote
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Got Carrot Salad? Got 20 Minutes?

Got Carrot Salad? Got 20 Minutes? by kathy gori

I love stuff that's fast and easy. These are the recipes that are lifesavers especially when "stuff" happens, for lack of a better word. Dishes that are versatile, and inexpensive to prepare and can be prepared ahead of time are even better. I was looking for that sort of thing this week, after the whole Film Festival craziness and…

2 votes
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The Great Spinach Switch. A Fast Easy Lighter Version Of An Old Favorite

The Great Spinach Switch. A Fast Easy Lighter Version Of An Old Favorite by kathy gori

Still getting whipped around by the weather here in Sonoma. We've gone from perfect warm spring weather to hail and rain, to sun lashed by cloudbursts and windy gusts. Last night my little olive tree blew over. Time to replant. This morning it's crisp,…

2 votes
2365 views
Coconut Puttu

Coconut Puttu by Padma Priya Manikam

This is simple light breakfast or tea-break steamed snack made out of rice flour that is readily available in the supermarket. It is best mixed with grated coconut and sugar. If wish to eat it with curry, then exclude the sugar. May also include small cut pieces of ripe banana when steaming for a variant in taste.

1 vote
3279 views
Pearl Dumpling

Pearl Dumpling by Lydia Teh

Steamed mince ball coated with glutinous rice. It is a great finger food for gatherings, we love it!

1 vote
2143 views