Year of the Tiger, Chinese New Year 2022

Year of the Tiger, Chinese New Year 2022

February 1-15 Chinese New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese Lunar calendar. A zodiac animal represents each year in the repeating cycle of 12 years, each with its own reputed attributes. If you were born in the...

Shrimp & Pork Dumplings

Shrimp & Pork Dumplings For dumplings1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour plus additional for dusting1/2 cup lukewarm water3 fresh or 4 rinsed canned water chestnuts (3 ounce)1/2 lb shrimp in shell (peeled, deveined, and coarsely chopped (1 cup))1/4 lb ground...

Longevity Noodles with Shrimp

Longevity Noodles with Shrimp 2 Tablespoons hoisin sauce2 teaspoons minced ginger3 cloves minced garlic1 Tablespoon chili garlic sauce (adjust to your heat level)1/3 cup soy sauce3 teaspoons corn starch2 Tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons vegetable oil (divided)1 package...

Shrimp Bisque

Shrimp Bisque 1 pound medium or large uncooked shrimp (shelled, shells reserved)6 tablespoons unsalted butter1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt (more to taste)⅔ cup dry white wine2 tablespoons brandy3 thyme sprigs1 bay leaf2 celery ribs (chopped)2 large leeks (white and light...