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Jiaozi (Chinese Dumplings)

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

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Jiaozi (Chinese dumplings) is a traditional Chinese dish that is popular during the Chinese New Year celebration. The pronunciation of this Chinese pot-sticker resembles the sound of a word for money so the tradition is to serve them during the New Year festivities as a promise of wealth and luck in the coming year.

Teppanyaki-Style Teriyaki Chicken and Steak

Tuesday, July 20, 2010


Creating a teppanyaki-style meal at home is easier than you think. Our home-cooked version is full of the flavors that we love but it is much lighter and healthier than the restaurant versions.

Teppanyaki-Style Fried Rice

Tuesday, July 20, 2010


This rice is just a simpler version of my Pork Fried Rice. I've added rough quantities to the recipe but I usually make it to taste.

Ginger Dipping Sauce

Tuesday, July 20, 2010


This ginger dipping sauce is an integral part of a home-cooked teppanyaki-style meal. It goes well with many other meats and veggies, too.

Hot Mustard Dipping Sauce

Tuesday, July 20, 2010


Pairing this hot mustard sauce with the ginger dipping sauce is the perfect combo for creating a teppanyaki-style meal at home. The mustard sauce goes well with many other meats and veggies, too!

Blue Cheese Teriyaki Steak

Friday, May 28, 2010


I submitted this steak recipe to the Beringer Great Steak Competition. One of the criteria is that the steak has to be prepared and plated in 30 minutes. Following the guidelines of the competition, I paired the steak with the Beringer Founder's Estate Merlot.

Steamed Ginger Fish

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

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This Asian-inspired dish is extremely easy to make and great for a busy week night. By steaming the fish in foil, you eliminate the chore of cleaning pots and pans.


Tuesday, April 27, 2010


Making gyoza is a fun family cooking project. Gyoza is the Japanese version of Jiaozi, the Chinese potsticker. It is a type of dumpling that is typically filled with ground pork but you can also fill them with ground chicken or turkey. You can make the gyoza wrappers from scratch or buy them at the store.

Teriyaki Chicken

Thursday, February 11, 2010


This teriyaki chicken is the closest I've come to matching the teriyaki chicken served at our favorite local sushi restaurant. I use my Flank Steak Marinade recipe with the addition of cornstarch or flour to help thicken the sauce into a rich teriyaki glaze.

Seared Ahi Tuna

Tuesday, January 19, 2010


We have always loved seared ahi tuna but we thought it was something we could only eat at restaurants. That was until this past Thanksgiving when we were in Hawaii and our neighbor taught us how to sear ahi tuna, just like the restaurants do it.

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