Left over turkey (dark meat) slice in strips
sliced fresh ginger
soft tofu cut in small cubes
diced leeks or green onion
Salt (optional since chicken broth has sodium)
Add as much as you like. This has no measurements.
This takes less than 15 minutes to make.
Prepare boiling water for noodles.
Follow direction on package (do not over cook the noodles).
In a large sauce pot add the broth, bring to boil reduce heat to a medium heat.
Add the cooked turkey slices, edamame, slice ginger, bok choy, spinach and soft tofu.
Flavor with pepper & chili flakes. Do not cook more than 3 minutes.
Oven at 400 degrees
3 cups bread flour or (all-purpose flour)
3/4 cups buttermilk
3 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup butter
1 teaspoon salt
Sift all dry ingredients. Add all ingredients in a mixing bowl.
Use a fork and add butter until all is mix. (use hands to work the butter)
Add buttermilk to the mixture.
Flour your working space (counter) . Knead the dough and roll out the dough. Cut with a biscuit cutter into shape .
Bake for about 15-18 minutes depends on your oven.
Remove when it is golden brown.
Enjoy with Hone, jam or butter.
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1 whole chicken
4 cans of chicken broth ( can or boxed ) enough broth to cover the chicken.
4 scallions whole ( save fresh scallions to garnish the soup )
sliced fresh ginger ( save fresh ginger for garnish)
1 Tablespoon Chinese rice wine
10 dried red dates
white pepper & salt ( optional) chicken broth is already salty
Rinse the chicken under running water.
Place whole chicken in the pot.(remove chicken tail and fat)
add enough chicken broth to cover chicken
add slices of fresh ginger
add 3 whole green onions and rice wine
add dried Chinese red dates.
Bring to a boil than reduce heat and simmer. Cook until chicken is tender over medium heat than reduce heat. Simmering for about 2 hours. Strain broth until broth is clear in color. Makes about 6 servings.
Serve with sliced fresh green scallions and thinly sliced fresh ginger.
Easy to make and very healthy. Great soup for a cold winter day.
Add a bake potato as a side dish with mushrooms and broccoli with a small a scoop of plain yogurt for a meal.
4 bosc pears (Bosc pears will keep it’s form)
1 1/2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
(optional) fruit chutney or cranberry relish*
garnish toasted pecans & fresh mint
pre-heat oven at 425 F
My homemade cranberry recipe is posted*
Wash pears and pat dry.
Cut in half. Toss the half pears with olive oil, salt & pepper.
Lay pears in a baking tray, skin side down, cut side up. Roast in heated oven for 15 minutes, then rotate tray to ensure even cooking.
Bake for another 15 minutes until soft and caramelized.
Remove tray from oven. Scoop out center seeds and top pears with fruit chutney or cranberry relish.
Add chopped toasted nuts such as pecans for crunch and texture.
Garnish with fresh mint.
This recipe came out in a magazine ” Taste” from South Coast plaza in OC.
Looked easy to make. It was created by Executive Chef Cliff Pleau from Seasons 52.
It was flavorful and different and so very easy!
Hello Kitty Birthday Cake
Ingredients for cake:
3 1/3 flour
1/3 cup Hershey’s cocoa powder
3 cups sugar
1 Tablespoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
12 oz butter or margarine
1 cup buttermilk* if no buttermilk * ( add 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice mix with milk to equal one cup of milk and let it sit for 5 minutes than add to mixture)
1 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven at 350
Prepare 2 cake pans with butter and coco powder
Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and mix with an electric mixer for 3 minutes. Scraping down sides of the bowl. Pour mixture into the lined cake pan.
Bake Cake for about -25 ~ 35 minute. Check with a tooth pick if cake is done.
Cool the Cake before frosting or glazing.
For Pink cream cheese filling
For around the cake.
12 oz Philadelphia Cream cheese at room temperature
8 oz soft butter
8 oz white powder sugar sifted
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
few drops of red food coloring to make a light pink color.
1. To keep it smooth and moist use a paddle with the cream cheese until smooth medium speed.
2.place the cream cheese in a separate bowl.
3. Mix the butter until creamy, blend the cream cheese and butter but do not whip the mixture.
Add all other dry ingredients, sugar, salt, cocoa powder, red food color and vanilla whisk until smooth. Frost the around the cake using a flat knife or a spatula. Frost the cake top for inside cake.
For Hello Kitty face I use a big sugar cookie:Hello Kitty cookie recipe
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2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 cup flour
1/4 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder (any brand)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
4 large eggs
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1/4 cup canola oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
1½-2 ounces of dark (60-70%)mini chocolate chip, chopped (or about 1 cup dark mini chocolate chips)
8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees.
Use cocoa powder to dust the pan .
Need a 9 x 13 inch baking pan, coat with a cooking spray than dust with cocoa powder.
Melt chocolate and butter in a double boiler or use a heat proof bowl
keep stirring .
In a bowl, mix together flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda.
In a large bowl whisk eggs and sugar until smooth.
Add yogurt, oil and vanilla and whisk to a mixture.
Add chocolate-butter mixture and whisk until all is blended.
Add flour mixture and mix until just moistened.
Pour mixture in to prepared pan and sprinkle with nuts or mini chocolate chips (optional).
Bake for 20-25 minutes, use a wooden toothpick inserted in center of brownies if it comes out clean, it is done. Brownie will be moist.
Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
Cut into(about) 24 squares.
Enjoy anything made out of chocolate, you fall in love with these brownies.