More correctly, this is Sweet and Pungent Pork or Pork with Sweet and Pungent Sauce.
This is not the kind made with canned pineapple and maraschino cherries, (which I think is horrid) but an actual real Chinese recipe from the book pictured below.
In the interest of health, simplicity and because I like it better, I did not batter and … Continue reading.....
There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man.
Yesterday, I crossed over into the Twilight Zone.
It started off innocently enough.
It was a sunny day, a bit warmer than it had been and I woke up filled with energy.
I had my list of tasks and every intention of finishing them all in short order … Continue reading.....
Driving in a foreign country can be a puzzling challenge when you’re visiting.
As a resident, one may come to expect some of the strange behavior…. but one may still be a long way from actually understanding it.
Take the cacahuète, for example.
The peanut…. The nickname for a tiny little caricature of a car, but a car, nonetheless.
The … Continue reading.....
‘Tis the Season….
To grill salmon?!?!?
But it’s always the season to eat salmon.
Cindy, of Baked Alaska sent me some wonderful Slammin’ Salmon grilling spice mix.
Being from Eagle River, Alaska, where (I think) it’s also not grilling season, she sent me a wonderful recipe for Seared Salmon with Lentils using the spice.
Why did she do … Continue reading.....