P.F. Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps (copy cat)


I used this recipe for P.F. Chang’s Chicken-Lettuce Wraps (click to link original recipe) from Food.com as a basis for my P.F. Changesque Chicken Wraps. Verdict: My family really liked this dish.  Though they said it was “similar” to P.F. Chang’s, but it was NOT P.F. Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps. Next time I will chunk…

Stir Fry with Asian Brown Garlic Sauce


A few weeks ago I hurt my knee. Nothing big but it takes 6-8 weeks of resting it to heal. If it does not heal after that then we start talking surgery. It will heal! I am trying to stay off it as much as possible which is difficult. In and out of the car,…

Korean Ground Beef over Chinese Noodles


Finding new things to make with ground beef is becoming tougher and tougher.  I am substituting it in as many dishes as I can.  I found a great sale this week on lean ground beef for $2.87 a pound.  I bought every package I could find.  I hate paying over $3.00 a pound for meat…

Pork Lo Mein


We were headed home on Sunday night from a long day of playing with nothing planned for dinner and two very hungry kids.  I knew I needed to get dinner on the table quick with whatever I had in the refrigerator.  We thought of spaghetti and sauce, meatball sandwiches and cans of soup.  Yes, we…

Easy Pad Thai


This was a recipe my son and I made together.  He needed to make a recipe from a cookbook for his summer library reading program.    We looked over my cookbook collection (yes, I really have a BIG collection) and he chose a Pad Thai recipe from Pinterest.  Now, he mostly chose this because it sounded…