Asian Garlic Noodle Stir-Fry

This homemade Asian stir-fry dish is better than take-out and almost as easy to throw together on a busy weeknight. Fresh chopped vegetables are sautéed and tossed with a homemade soy sauce-based sauce and yakisoba noodles. The yakisoba noodles can be found in the refrigerator section of your local grocery store near the tofu. They only need to sit in hot water for a few minutes and they are ready to eat! This dish is perfect for preparing ahead of time […]

Taiwanese “Three Cup” Chicken

I love take-out Chinese food – who doesn’t, really? – but it’s hard to justify a greasy meal like that more than one or two times a month. That’s why lately, I’ve been experimenting with making take-out style food at home, with less grease, fresher ingredients and more vegetables than what would otherwise be delivered to your door. This Taiwanese chicken dish – named “three cup” for its use of sesame oil, rice wine, and soy sauce — turned out […]

Peanut Stir Fry

A stir fry is a great dinner project for a fun evening in. This one is easy, fairly quick and very tasty. Because we’re making our own peanut butter here, the Magic Bullet comes into use multiple times throughout this recipe. If you’d prefer or are pressed for time, you can use store-bought peanut butter and skip the first step. Peanut Stir Fry Ingredients For Peanut Sauce: 1 cup of peanuts (or ½ cup of peanut butter) 1/4 cup soy sauce […]