Easy Egg Rolls and Chicken Lo Mein

Egg rolls are easy to make and not expensive.  Just takes premade wrappers, ground meat, shredded cabbage, shredded carrot, chopped green onion, ginger, soy sauce and frying oil.  Pair it up with a quick chicken lo mein stir fry for a satisfying Asian meal.      

Singing Shrimp with Pineapple

This is a wonderful dish that is easy to make and quick.  It is made with fresh pineapple, shrimp, spices, red crushed pepper, bell pepper and onions and served with rice.  It has just a hint of heat in it to make the shrimp sing. I live in an area where shrimp comes off the…

Chicken Ponzu With Vegetables And Rice

This is a quick and easy dish that is inexpensive also.  You can take the basic recipe and make it your own by adding vegetables that you have on hand. You can increase the servings by adding additional amounts of vegetables to this 4 serving recipe.  It doesn’t take long to make and will be…

Cashew Chicken with Broccoli and Carrots

  An Americanized version of Cashew Chicken.  Inexpensive and quick to make. For the sauces you only need dark soy sauce, ginger root and sugar. Cut up 1 or 2 chicken breasts and fry in oil then stir fry vegetables. Add sauce and cashews. Serve over cooked rice with a sprinkle of chopped green onions. …

Asian Radish, Carrot, and Turnip Pickles

The last couple of weeks I have had a large daikon radish in my CSA box. Also there was carrots, hakurie turnips, pablano and jalapenos. What was I going to do with these? I spent time on the internet looking up how to cook the radish and turnip. I kept running into various recipes to…

Hakurei Turnip and Apple Salad

  Now you are probably wondering what a hakurei turnip is?  It has been cultivated in Japan for thousands of years.  I had never seen or tasted one until it was in my CSA share.  It is a very mild and crisp vegetable that is wonderful in salads.  It can also be cooked as well…