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Asian Noodle Bowl

I think Asian cuisine is by far my favorite type of food. It is simple and makes me feel good after I eat it. Tonight was a “all I want is mac and cheese” night. Luckily this dish is so easy and quick to prepare […]

Asian Orange Chicken

We really enjoyed this version of orange chicken. Last year my sister-n-law Jennifer sent me a wok that I am so in love with. It makes sauteing a cinch. Most of the prep work is all about the marinade which needs to be done at […]

Asian Spinach Salad with Orange and Avocado

This has been one of my favorite salads as of late. The dressing is lite not greasy. Pair with something simple as the flavor of the salad can be dramatic.

Source: Bon Appétit February 2008
2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon (generous) Asian sesame oil
1 navel orange
1 6-ounce bag baby spinach leaves
1 Pinkerton or Fuerte avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch wedges

Whisk first 5 ingredients in large bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Set dressing aside.

Cut off peel and white pith from orange. Cut orange into 1/3-inch rounds; cut rounds crosswise in half. Add spinach to dressing; toss to coat. Add avocado and orange; toss gently.

Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin

Source: The Food You Crave by Ellie Krieger 1/2 cup Teriyaki sauce recipe follows) 1 (1 1/4 pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed of all visible fat and silverskin Put the teriyaki sauce and pork in a sealable plastic bag. Seal the bag and marinate in the […]


I found this recipe years ago in an Asian cookbook. It was a staple in our home until we grew tired of eating it and needed something new. We like to eat it with rice or with a nice green salad. 2 pounds 4 oz […]