#My First Post Revisited Challenge – A Moo Goo Gai Pan Recipe


My First Post Revisited – January 24, 2012 The first day of our new game was a rousing success.   To celebrate the Chinese New Year I found a recipe for Moo Goo Gai Pan at Allrecipes.com. The recipe itself was fairly simple to make: Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 2…

Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken


If anyone has been paying attention you will see that four of the last six meals I have served to my family have been chicken breasts. Chicken breasts were on sale for $1.87 a pound this month so I bought 25-30 pounds of it for meals. Not a single person has complained about eating too…

Better than Take-Out Orange Chicken


So, when chicken breasts are $1.99 a pound or less I buy them in bulk.   I cut some up into strips, some into cubes and leave some breasts whole.  I add marinate to some of the bags of chicken before I freeze them.  This way when I need cubed chicken, such as for this dish,…

Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken


I realized as I looked through my Pinterest account for dinner inspirations that most of my pins lately have been Chinese/Asian influenced dishes.  I think because they are usually fairly simple to prepare and I can add vegetables of my choosing as a side I am drawn to them. This Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken…

Chicken Fried Rice


This is my new wok that I got for Christmas.  I LOVE IT!  Yes, I am shouting.  I also have a large skillet by the same company.  I love that I can take it from stove top to oven.  It has a ceramic base that is easy to keep clean and the food doesn’t stick….

Vegetable Lo Mein


We have been on a HUGE Chinese food kick lately.  We love the flavors and my kids love noodles and rice with anything.  Plus I love that I can use up the bits and pieces of stuff from my refrigerator in it. I had bought two bags of broccoli slaw mix when it was on…

Easy Beef and Broccoli


My son had a friend over for dinner who, to say the least, is a VERY picky eater.  I decided to treat him like one of my own children and just make dinner as usual.  He told me he didn’t like steak or broccoli when I served this but, he asked for seconds. This was…