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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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Lemon Rosemary Fig Jam

Lemon Rosemary Fig Jam by Amos Miller

The figs are ripe. sweet and the season is short. Fresh rosemary, lemon zest and juice marry perfectly to create a jam to be eaten with bold cheeses as an appetizer. Little work to create, long, slow cooking time and a couple of sterilized jars will carry this treat well into the Winter - provided you can avoid eating it all…

2 votes
7082 views
Mexican stuffed jalapenos

Mexican stuffed jalapenos by Daniel Brock

I have made italion stuffed jalapenos so I decided to come up with the mexican stuffed jalapenos

10 votes
27123 views
Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters by Ryan Fillhardt

15 votes
30599 views
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
26047 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
6657 views
Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos

Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos by Chef Smith

Great appitizer for a cocktail party or a barbque.

1 vote
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Asian-style Deep Fried Chicken Wings

Asian-style Deep Fried Chicken Wings by A.L. Wiebe

I have been making this version of chicken wings for years now, and they are always a hit. This is just the basic marinade recipe, so depending on my mood, I spice them up some with extra Sriracha sauce, maybe some garlic. Do what makes you happy, but enjoy and have fun with it. *P.S. this will likely destroy your deep-fry oil, so…

2 votes
13773 views
Turkey stuffed jalapenos

Turkey stuffed jalapenos by Daniel Brock

I love spicy food and turkey goes great with spicy give these a try as a thanksgiving appetizer

17 votes
19680 views
Pork w/ Apple, Onion & Hard Cider Sauce

Pork w/ Apple, Onion & Hard Cider Sauce by Amos Miller

Leaves turning, cooler breezes blowing - time for a comforting pork roast with onions, apples and hard cider. This is a deceptively simple dish that Claire Robinson turned me on to, and is loaded with country flavors. The hard cider reduces down to a savory sauce after Granny Smith apples and sliced onions are caramelized. A very…

4 votes
13572 views
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
24196 views
MALAYSIAN FISH BALLS

MALAYSIAN FISH BALLS by Linda Tay Esposito

Bouncy meatballs! My good aunt, Shirley, shared this recipe with me - her secret ingredient is to add the egg (you must stir in in one directions, she says) to make the fish ball puff up during frying. The skin then collapses to a chewy bite, while the meat inside remains bouncy. Very few people really make this at home anymore…

2 votes
20793 views
Salsa Taquera

Salsa Taquera by myra byanka

This fresh, somewhat hot salsa is great as a dip for chips, and for eggs and tortilla dishes.

1 vote
6542 views
Skinny Mini Reuben Appetizers, Low Calorie and Delectable

Skinny Mini Reuben Appetizers, Low Calorie and Delectable by Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox

Here’s a classic deli sandwich turned into a bite-sized appetizer. I love serving these whenever I’m having company or even as a fun lunch. These little gems are so delicious and simple to make. You can prep them in advance and pop them in the oven, just before serving. Each skinny, mini appetizer is only 61 calories, 2 grams of fat…

1 vote
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