How to Poach Eggs

Oh silly me.  I thought poached eggs were so difficult to do and only good for eggs benedict.  But I have quickly learned that poached eggs are so simple to make and oh so healthy because there is no oil involved.  Oh, and yet again there is a secret ingredient that makes it all work… [...]

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Soy Sauce Chicken (or Brown Chicken) and Eggs

This is a childhood favorite of mine. Sometimes I make it with eggs, other times without eggs, or even eggs only. Ingredients: 1 cup wine 1/2 cup soy sauce 2 cups water sugar ginger 2 lbs chicken (6-8 drumsticks) 4-6 eggs (optional) Directions: 1. Place 2 lbs of chicken drumsticks into a stock pot. 2. [...]

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Five Spice Pork / Lu3 Ro4 Fan4 [滷肉飯]

This is one of my favorite Taiwanese meals (滷肉飯).  Usually it takes hours to simmer, but I’ve got it down to less than an hour. Just make a pot of rice (or if you have a Zojirushi rice cooker, just set it for when you get home from work), make this.. and viola- Taiwanese dinner! [...]

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Stewed Beef 滷味肉

This is one of those dishes I grew up eating and watching my mom make. When I got older, I asked my mom how to make this dish, and of course she had no recipe as it was all done from her head with no measurements. Measurements to her were- pour the soysauce until the [...]

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