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Blueberry Tofu Cheesecake

Here’s a recipe for a vegan dessert. In the past when I attempted to bake a tofu cheesecake, I used soy cream cheese, which is often available at selected groceries and health food stores. Tofutti makes a good dairy-free cream cheese that is available at Gristedes Supermarket. This time I tried an alternative and simply...

Hot Pot leftovers

We had a lot of left overs from hot pot. Therefore, we decided to cook some wheat noodles and make a couple bowls of soup noodles. We simmered up some extra ingredients like taro, mushrooms, etc. along with some added vegetables. Once heated, we poured it over our cooked wheat noodles.

Hot Pot

Hot pot (also known as: Chinese fondue or fire pot) is one of my favorites during the winter months. It’s also great for groups and festive times like a family Christmas dinner! Hot pot, as the name suggests, involves a simmering hot pot placed over either a portable gas stove or an electric stove, at...

Pillsbury Quick Banana Bread

I’m a big fan of the oven. It does wonders. Baking fresh bread is a lot of fun. However, I’m not very skilled when it comes to mixing and kneading bread dough. Therefore, I decided to start simple. I went to consult the Pillsbury dough boy to some ideas. I’ve always enjoyed their premade croissant...

Steamed pork over tofu

Here’s one of my favorite dishes that my mom makes. It’s a pretty simple dish, but is definitely very tasty. I don’t know the exact recipe for here’s the essence of it. There’s three basic ingredients: Minced pork Preserved mustard greens Firm tofu. The preserved mustard greens usually come in refrigerated packages and can be...

Pork chop fried rice

Ingredients: Rice (equiv to about two cups of uncooked rice) Green peas Corn Diced carrots Chopped onions (half a huge onion) Eggs (3) Pork chops (about 1lb) Soy sauce (about 1-2 tablespoons or so) Sesame oil (about 1-2 table spoons or so) Salt and pepper, to taste Chopped scallions (green onions) Preparations: Cook the rice....

Ultimate dinner from home

Home cooking has got to be the best. Often when I go home to visit my mom, I would ask her to cook a bunch of her amazing dishes. She would then portion them out and package them into frozen bags. Thanks to the creation of heavy duty zip lock bags and vacuum seal storage...

Baked potatoes with stuffing and broccoli

Here’s a relatively quick and simple dinner idea consisting of a couple of potatoes, bag of broccoli and a box of chicken stuffing. Potatoes were simple. Heat oven to 350 degrees. After giving the potatoes a good wash under cold water, we dried them with paper towels. Next, we make some slits in the potato...