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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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Easy Oatmeal Cookies

Easy Oatmeal Cookies by Ben

Fast and easy oatmeal cookies that are thick with chewy edges and soft centers! One bowl to wash, no mixer to drag out.

1 vote
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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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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MINCED CHICKEN & LAP CHEUNG IN LETTUCE CUPS

MINCED CHICKEN & LAP CHEUNG IN LETTUCE CUPS by Linda Tay Esposito

There are so many versions of Chicken in Lettuce Cups. This recipe features the classic trinity of chicken, lap cheung (Chinese wax sausages) and dried shrimp. If you are in the San Francisco Bay Area, get the Wycen lap cheung (Washington/Stockton or Clement/7th) . They make their sausages locally and offer extra lean 100%…

7 votes
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Skinny, Mini Mexican Meatball Tostada Appetizers

Skinny, Mini Mexican Meatball Tostada Appetizers by Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox

Delight your guests with these itty, bitty meatballs atop a mini tostada. This is such a yummy and simple appetizer to make that it might just become your go-to recipe! The skinny for each appetizer, 31 calories 1 gram fat and 1 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. So cute and so fun to eat!

5 votes
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BBQ Sauce 101

BBQ Sauce 101 by myra byanka

This is a delicious on its own basic bbq sauce that you can easily tweak. To experiment, divide it in 4 parts, and add different ingredients to each part. I frequently make this basic sauce and just add a 1/2 cup of chipotle in adobo sauce to it. Yum!

4 votes
7583 views
Mom’s Deviled Ham Spread / Sandwich Filling

Mom’s Deviled Ham Spread / Sandwich Filling by Salad Foodie

No one will complain about the leftovers from the holiday ham when it shows up next day as a dip or spread for snacks, or as a sandwich filling. This is a throwback recipe from my childhood! Mom made this for picnics and we all loved it. Here’s a close rendition with some tweaks of my own. Just remember to mince everything fine so…

4 votes
7193 views
The BEST Skinny Ranch Dressing (3 ingredients)



The BEST Skinny Ranch Dressing (3 ingredients)

 by Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox

I’m so excited to share this NEW 3 ingredient dressing! Your search is over…This is the most amazing, easy to make, skinny ranch dressing!!! It taste just as good as any high fat dressing but with a fraction of the fat and calories. Each 2 tablespoons serving has just 30 calories, 1.8 grams of fat and 1 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. So…

1 vote
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Panda Express Egg Rolls Made Skinny

Panda Express Egg Rolls Made Skinny by Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox

I must admit, I love the chicken egg rolls at Panda Express. I don’t eat them very often because they are deep fried. Happily, i’ve created a skinny recipe I can enjoy guilt-free and you can too! To make them skinny, I’m using lean ground turkey breast, loading the rolls with crunchy veggies and baking–not frying. The skinny for each…

1 vote
10801 views
Pâté with Bacon & Onion

Pâté with Bacon & Onion by Amos Miller

A "pâté" (pah-TAY) is simply a paste of meat and a fat. It can be super fancy, or, as in this recipe, super simple. Guaranteed to impress your guests. Try this next time your are looking for a 'fancy' or special appetizer that requires next to no effort. This is a basic German-style country dish. If you can't obtain a smoked liver…

3 votes
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Homemade Ranch Dressing and Dip

Homemade Ranch Dressing and Dip by myra byanka

This delicious dressing and dip (e.g. crudités, chicken wings) takes some prep time, but is so much better than bottled dressing, which has, to me, and unpleasant preservative aftertaste.

2 votes
7174 views
Low Carb Chicken Lettuce Wraps…Just like In Your Favorite Asian Restaurant

Low Carb Chicken Lettuce Wraps…Just like In Your Favorite Asian Restaurant by Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox

It’s Chinese New Year…Here’s an easy low carb Asian restaurant favorite to make. You’ll love the crunch of the lettuce, the slightly saltiness of the soy sauce and the ever so sweet richness of the hoisin sauce and ginger, in these tasty wraps. This…

1 vote
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Roasted Red Pepper & Feta Dip

Roasted Red Pepper & Feta Dip by Amos Miller

Still snowed in and entertaining the stranded! So I tried another Ellie Krieger recipe for a game day or appetizer dip option. Even though Ellie is a registered dietician and a very dedicated health nut, I still like her recipes! Anyway, I love roasted sweet peppers and, having 3 reds on hand, some crumbled feta cheese and a lemon I…

3 votes
12780 views
Guacamole Tex-Mex

Guacamole Tex-Mex by Amos Miller

Super simple - fast - packs just enough punch. It will be the best you ever tasted. Bring on the cervesas, margaritas - and lots of quality tortilla chips! Just like Chipotle - but homemade!

4 votes
9525 views