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Recipe: p.f. chang’s china bistro singapore street noodles

Recipe: p.f. chang’s china bistro singapore street noodles

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Singapore Street Noodles

Singapore Sauce
2 tablespoons white vinegar
1/4 cup curry powder
1 pinch turmeric (optional)
1/4 cup lite soy
1 cup vegetarian oyster sauce
1/4 cup Sriricha chili sauce
1/4 cup ketchup

2 gallons water
1 pound rice stick noodles
4 tablespoons canola oil
8 ounces medium-size shrimp
8 ounces chicken, julienned
1 tablespoon garlic, chopped
1 cup cabbage, julienned
1/2 cup carrots, julienned
2 medium tomatoes, diced
1 bunch scallions, green parts, cut 2 inches long
1/4 bunch cilantro, roughly chopped
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1/3 cup fried shallots
1 lime, quartered

Combine vinegar, curry powder and turmeric; mix until powders are well dissolved. Add soy sauce, oyster sauce, chili sauce and ketchup; mix well. Set aside.

Bring water to a rolling boil. Place rice sticks in boiling water for 2 minutes; drain, then immediately rinse under rapid running hot water for 1 minute and drain well. Toss noodles with 2 tablespoons canola oil; set aside.

In a hot wok stir-fry shrimp and chicken in 2 tablespoons canola oil until just done, about 2 minutes. Add garlic, cabbage, carrots and tomatoes; stir-fry for 1 minute. Add noodles; stir-fry 1 minute more. Add 1 cup vinegar mixture; stir-fry until ingredients are well incorporated, about 2 minutes. Add scallions, cilantro and sesame oil; toss briefly.

Garnish with fried shallots and a lime wedge.

Makes 4 servings.

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BABY SHOWER RECIPES: SOME SAMPLES TO CHOOSE FROM

BABY SHOWER RECIPES: SOME SAMPLES TO CHOOSE FROM

A baby shower is a kind of party that celebrates and welcomes a new member to the family. In this tradition, expectant parents usually receive gifts or money for their expected child, which, in a way, supports the parents by helping them get the things that they need for their baby (or the things that they may not be able to afford).

Baby showers are generally held in the later stages of pregnancy (in the last 2 months, for instance). There are, however, certain cultural beliefs that make people purposefully wait for the baby to arrive before having a baby shower. Adoptive parents, at times, wait until after the adoption is final and the baby has arrived in their home.

Baby showers are generally organized by close friends, relatives, or co-workers of the expectant parents (because baby showers center on gift-giving, it is considered inappropriate for a family member to host such events).

In its early form, baby showers were held exclusively for mothers-to-be, and only women were invited to attend the party. In addition, baby showers were traditionally held only for the first child. Today, however, many people arrange baby showers for both parents, and they can now be also arranged for every succeeding children (even children who have been adopted).

Activities in a baby shower typically include games, special activies, presents, and, most especially, food.

Below are some of the most common baby shower recipes:

· Pizza Sandwiches

Pizza sauce (can be store-bought or homemade)
Cottage cheese (lowfat)
English muffins
Parmesan cheese

1. Mix 2-3 tbsp of pizza sauce with 2-3 tbsp of cottage cheese.

2. Spread the mixture onto one half of the English muffin.

3. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

4. Broil for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve.

· Creamy Tomato Soup

1 tsp vegetable oil
1 can tomato soup (condensed)
Milk
1 tbsp basil
Mozarella or croutons (for toppings)

1. Heat vegetable oil in a medium saucepan.

2. Add the tomato soup.

3. Add milk (approximately the same amount as that of the tomato soup).

4. Add basil and cook slowly on low heat (do not boil).

5. Top with a sprinkling of shredded mozzarella and croutons. Serve.

· Cheese Balls

½ lb cheese (cheddar or grated)
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 pack cream cheese
4 oz Tabasco sauce
2 tsp onion
Chopped nuts
2 tsp catsup or chili sauce

1. Mix all ingredients together using a mixer or a food processor (the cheese should be at room temperature).

2. Empty mixed ingredients on small bowls lined with plastic wrap.

3. Refrigerate overnight.

4. To serve, remove wrap and sprinkle with nuts. Serve with assorted crackers.

· Chicken Puffs

4 tbsp butter
½ cup boiling water
½ cup flour
2 eggs
½ cup shredded cheese
2 cups cooked chicken
2 tbsp olives
2 tbsp wine
¼ cup mayonnaise

1. Melt butter in boiling water.

2. Add flour.

3. Stir vigorously until mixture forms a ball.

4. Remove from heat and cool slightly.

5. Add egg and beat briskly until smooth.

6. Stir in cheese.

7. Scoop 1 tsp dough into a greased baking sheet.

8. Preheat oven to 400°F.

9. Bake the puffs for 20 minutes. Remove from oven, cool, and split.

10. Combine the remaining ingredients with the finely chopped cooked chicken, pimiento, and olives.

11. Fill each puff with 2 tsp of the mixture. Serve.

There are just some of the baby shower recipes, there are numerous others to choose from – from sandwiches & finger foods, to snacks and dips and sweets – appetizing, yet simple and very easy to prepare.

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Recipe: california pizza kitchen jamaican jerk chicken pizza

Recipe: california pizza kitchen jamaican jerk chicken pizza

California Pizza Kitchen Jamaican Jerk Chicken Pizza

Recipe makes 3 (9-inch) pizzas

Jerk Chicken Pieces
1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 teaspoons jerk seasoning
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Caribbean Sauce
1/2 tablespoon cold water
1/2 teaspoon Wondra Flour
1/2 cup sweet chili sauce
3/4 teaspoon jerk seasoning

For the Pizza
8 ounces pizza dough
1/2 tablespoon Caribbean Sauce
1 cup mozzarella
1/4 cup roasted red and yellow peppers
1/4 cup sliced yellow onions
1/4 cup crispy bacon
13 to 15 pieces Jerk Chicken (3/4-inch)
Sprinkling of additional mozzarella
1 tablespoon chopped green scallions

To make Jerk Chicken:

Preheat grill to 450 degrees F.

In a clean mixing bowl, thoroughly mix the Jerk seasoning and Cayenne pepper and set aside.

Trim all fat from chicken breasts.

Line a cutting board with plastic wrap and place chicken breasts skin side up on the plastic wrapped cutting board.

Cover chicken breasts with an additional layer of plastic wrap.

Use a mallet to pound the thick side of the breast to 1/2-inch. The breasts should be 1/2-inch thick. DO NOT OVER-POUND.

Coat chicken breasts with olive oil in mixing bowl.

Place oil-coated chicken breasts on a sheet pan with skin side up.

Using your fingers, sprinkle half of the jerk seasoning and cayenne pepper mix over one side of the breasts.

Turn breast over and with your fingers sprinkle the remaining of jerk seasoning and cayenne pepper mix over the other side of all breasts.

Place the seasoned side of the breasts on a 450 degree F grill. Grill at a diagonal to the vertical grooves.

After 2 minutes rotate the breasts 45 degrees to produce diamond shaped grill marks. Continue grilling this same side for approximately 2 minutes longer (or until the outer edges begin to turn from pink to white and opaque).

Turn the breasts over and grill for approximately 2 minutes.

Rotate the breasts 45 degrees and grill for about 2 minutes more. The breasts must reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

Transfer the chicken breasts to a sheet pan in one well-spaced layer. Refrigerate immediately and chill to 40 degrees F.

Cut breasts into 3/4-inch pieces.

To make Caribbean Sauce:

Add water to a mixing bowl.

Slowly sprinkle flour into water while whisking at the same time. Break up any clumps.

Add sweet chili sauce and jerk seasoning to flour mixture. Mix thoroughly.

Add sauce to a non-stick saute pan and cook over high flame for approximately 5 to 6 minutes. Stir continuously.

When sauce is thickened transfer to a container and store at room temperature.

To make the pizza:

Use a spoon to spread the Caribbean sauce to within an inch of the outer edge of a stretched pizza dough.

Distribute ingredients to within 1/2-inch of the outer edge of the pizza.

Distribute mozzarella over the Caribbean sauce.

Distribute roasted peppers over the mozzarella.

Distribute onions over peppers.

Distribute bacon over the onions.

Distribute Jerk Chicken over the bacon.

Sprinkle additional mozzarella over the entire pizza.

Garnish with scallions after cooking.

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Fill Thier Bellies With Really Great Food (2)

Fill Thier Bellies With Really Great Food

Cooking is a wonderful art to learn. Whether it is purely for nutritional purposes or for the joy of creating a meal from scratch for your family and friends, the relaxation that can be associated with this skill is immense. But if you were never taught the basics of cooking, and finding your way around a kitchen is not your forte, here are a few handy hints you need to know.

When you need to package cupcakes individually for bake sales, table decorations, or party favors place each cupcake in a clear plastic punch cup, then wrap the cup–from the bottom–with clear or colored cellophane. Use a twist tie, a piece of twine, or ribbon to secure the wrapping at the top.

Don’t use prepared seasoning mixes when you cook, especially if you have high blood pressure. These mixes often have a high sodium content. Instead, use fresh herbs and spices, or make sure you choose a low-salt mix. For more flavor, try adding lemon or lime zest or a few chili peppers to your meal.

Soup is for all seasons! When we usually think of soup, we think of a hot bowl of chicken noodle when we are sick or a piping hot bowl of chili on a cold winter night. But don’t forget about soup in the summer, too. There are a lot of easy recipes for refreshing cold soups like gazpacho and fruit soups to enjoy during warm months.

If you have a family, you will want to implement a process for cleaning up after you cook your meal. This is very important as you will want to conserve the excess food that you do not eat for future servings. Post meal cleanup is just as important as pre-meal preparation.

A good way to save leftover sauces is to store and freeze them in ice cube trays. Then you can reheat them in a sauté pan whenever you need a quick sauce, in just the portion size that you need. This is great for making easy meals during the week.

Have you ever looked for a specific recipe only to come up short? This is why it’s a good thing to have a recipe box or book to hold all those valuable, family favorites. You can categorize them by appetizer, pasta, soups, meats, casseroles, etc. The categories are endless and should be done in a way you will easily be able to find them. You don’t want to lose Grandma’s famous chocolate chip recipe, right?

Buying pasta sauce that already has vegetables, seasonings, meat, or cheese in it is a great way to save time and money when cooking. There’s a great variety to choose from, and you won’t have to chop up peppers and mushrooms or brown the beef. It’s all in one jar–just heat it up, and serve over your favorite pasta!

There is no longer a need to hold onto any fear of the kitchen. By following these ideas and learning the basics of cooking, you will be rewarded. With a little time and practice you will be whipping up gourmet meals to impress your friends in no time at all.

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Recipe: cheesecake factory santa fe chicken salad

Recipe: cheesecake factory santa fe chicken salad

Cheesecake Factory Santa Fe Chicken Salad

Serves 12.

6 chicken breasts halves
1/2 cup teriyaki marinade
16 cups romaine and leaf lettuce
1 cup cilantro
2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed
2 cans whole kernel corn, drained
3 cups grated jack cheese
3 cups toasted corn tortilla strips
3 cups diced seeded tomatoes

Marinate chicken 1 hour in teriyaki marinade. Broil and baste chicken approximately 15 minutes; cool, then cut into bite size pieces or shred. Tear greens; add cilantro and 1 cup each of beans and corn. Dress with Lime Dressing (see below).

Fill 12 plates with greens, top each with chicken, 1/4 cup cheese, tomatoes, 1/2 cup Bean Relish (see below) and 2 tablespoons corn. Drizzle with Peanut Dressing (see below).

Lime Dressing
1/2 teaspoon lime zest
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon snipped cilantro
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 cup olive oil

Process until thick.

Black Bean Relish
Beans
1/2 cup each chopped red pepper, green pepper and red onion
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 1/4 teaspoons oil
1/4 teaspoon salt

Peanut Butter Dressing
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons hot chili oil
1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
3 tablespoons chunky peanut butter
3 tablespoons sesame oil

Process until well blended.

At the Cheesecake Factory they also put some guacamole on the salad and some salsa. This recipe is for 12, so you will have to re-figure for the amount of servings you need.

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Baby Shower Recipes: Food Ideas For Your Shower

Baby Shower Recipes: Food Ideas For Your Shower

Baby showers are generally held in the later stages of pregnancy (in the last 2 months, for instance). There are, however, certain cultural beliefs that make people purposefully wait for the baby to arrive before having a baby shower. Adoptive parents, at times, wait until after the adoption is final and the baby has arrived in their home.

Baby showers are generally organized by close friends, relatives, or co-workers of the expectant parents (because baby showers center on gift-giving, it is considered inappropriate for a family member to host such events).

In its early form, baby showers were held exclusively for mothers-to-be, and only women were invited to attend the party. In addition, baby showers were traditionally held only for the first child. Today, however, many people arrange baby showers for both parents, and they can now be also arranged for every succeeding children (even children who have been adopted).

Activities in a baby shower typically include games, special activies, presents, and, most especially, food.

Below are some of the most common baby shower recipes:

· Pizza Sandwiches

Pizza sauce (can be store-bought or homemade)
Cottage cheese (lowfat)
English muffins
Parmesan cheese

1. Mix 2-3 tbsp of pizza sauce with 2-3 tbsp of cottage cheese.

2. Spread the mixture onto one half of the English muffin.

3. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

4. Broil for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve.

· Creamy Tomato Soup

1 tsp vegetable oil
1 can tomato soup (condensed)
Milk
1 tbsp basil
Mozarella or croutons (for toppings)

1. Heat vegetable oil in a medium saucepan.

2. Add the tomato soup.

3. Add milk (approximately the same amount as that of the tomato soup).

4. Add basil and cook slowly on low heat (do not boil).

5. Top with a sprinkling of shredded mozzarella and croutons. Serve.

· Cheese Balls

½ lb cheese (cheddar or grated)
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 pack cream cheese
4 oz Tabasco sauce
2 tsp onion
Chopped nuts
2 tsp catsup or chili sauce

1. Mix all ingredients together using a mixer or a food processor (the cheese should be at room temperature).

2. Empty mixed ingredients on small bowls lined with plastic wrap.

3. Refrigerate overnight.

4. To serve, remove wrap and sprinkle with nuts. Serve with assorted crackers.

· Chicken Puffs

4 tbsp butter
½ cup boiling water
½ cup flour
2 eggs
½ cup shredded cheese
2 cups cooked chicken
2 tbsp olives
2 tbsp wine
¼ cup mayonnaise

1. Melt butter in boiling water.

2. Add flour.

3. Stir vigorously until mixture forms a ball.

4. Remove from heat and cool slightly.

5. Add egg and beat briskly until smooth.

6. Stir in cheese.

7. Scoop 1 tsp dough into a greased baking sheet.

8. Preheat oven to 400°F.

9. Bake the puffs for 20 minutes. Remove from oven, cool, and split.

10. Combine the remaining ingredients with the finely chopped cooked chicken, pimiento, and olives.

11. Fill each puff with 2 tsp of the mixture. Serve.

There are just some of the baby shower recipes, there are numerous others to choose from – from sandwiches & finger foods, to snacks and dips and sweets – appetizing, yet simple and very easy to prepare.

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Recipe: hot and sweet shanghai chicken

Recipe: hot and sweet shanghai chicken

Hot and Sweet Shanghai Chicken

Cooking spray
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast or chicken breast tenders,
with tendons removed, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 egg white
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 to 2 dried red chile peppers
1 cup bamboo shoots, sliced
1 cup carrot slices or julienne strips microwaved or
blanched for 1 minute
1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts
1 green or red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
3/4 cup sugar peas, washed and trimmed

Sauce
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce*
2 teaspoons sugar
2 tablespoons sake* or dry sherry
1/2 tablespoon fresh ginger root, minced
1 teaspoon dark Oriental sesame oil

*These items can be found at your local Oriental market and are available in the specialty food sections of most larger supermarkets.

Combine chicken, egg white, cornstarch and salt together well and set aside; prepare vegetables and set aside.

Mix sauce ingredients together in a small bowl and set aside.

Spray wok or large stick-resistant skillet with cooking spray and preheat over medium-high for 2 minutes. Stir-fry chili peppers until pungent and brown; add chicken mixture and stir-fry several minutes.

Add vegetables to chicken, continuing to stir-fry another 60 seconds; add sauce and stir-fry all ingredients together for 2 more minutes.

Remove from heat and serve over rice or Sesame Noodles

Yield: 4 servings

Approximately 185 calories; 4.5 grams total fat; 0.6 gram saturated fat; 42 milligrams cholesterol; 13.5 grams carbohydrate; 2.8 grams dietary fiber; 24.5 grams protein; 388 milligrams sodium

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Recipe: Boboli Stir-Fry Pizza

Recipe: Boboli Stir-Fry Pizza

Boboli Stir-Fry Pizza
Chicken
1 whole chicken breast, cut into 2 1/4-inch strips and
marinated in a little zesty Italian salad dressing

Sauce
1/3 cup apricot preserves
1/4 cup chili sauce
2 tablespoons chicken broth
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/4 teaspoon instant minced onion

Topping
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 green bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips
1 medium onion, halved top to bottom and cut into 1/4-inch strips
1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese with jalapeno peppers
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Combine all Sauce ingredients in a saucepan and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Spread sauce on crust.

Drain chicken and dry well with a white paper towel.

In large pan, cook and stir chicken for 3 minutes. Add vegetables and cook and stir until vegetables are crisp tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Spread all this evenly over the crust. Spread cheese over all.

Bake in pizza pan in preheated 425 degree F oven for 7 to 12 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly.

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Recipe: joan lunden’s chicken tortilla soup

Recipe: joan lunden’s chicken tortilla soup

Joan Lunden’s Chicken Tortilla Soup
Joan: this is absolutely one of my favorite recipes – it brings back great memories of my college years in Mexico City. It is a delicious spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup that is quick, easy and great for an outdoor lunch or a light summer supper.

In a large saucepan, sauté 1 chopped medium onion (about 1 cup) and 2 minced garlic cloves (about 2 teaspoons) in 2 tablespoons vegetable oil over low heat for 5 minutes until onion is softened.

Add one (4 ounce) can green chiles (chopped), a 15 ounce can Italian-style stewed tomatoes (chopped and with their own juice), 4 cups chicken broth, 1 teaspoon lemon pepper, 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon chili powder, 1 teaspoon ground cumin and 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce. Simmer for 20 minutes.

In a small bowl, combine 4 tablespoons flour with 1/2 cup water and whisk into soup. Bring the soup back to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.

Add 1 pound skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut into small cubes.

Simmer for 5 minutes.

Stir in 1/3 cup non-fat sour cream, salt, and pepper to taste.

I love to make my own tortilla chips for garnish, they are easy to make, low in fat and delicious. Cut 4 store-bought corn tortillas into 1/4 inch strips. Lay them on a baking sheet with nonstick vegetable oil spray. Bake in a 400 degree F oven for 10 minutes or until they are lightly toasted and crispy. Sprinkle lightly with salt if desired. Garnish strips across the top of the finished soup with fresh coriander.

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Recipe: rita moreno’s chicken fricassee

Recipe: rita moreno’s chicken fricassee

Rita Moreno’s Chicken Fricassee
2 tablespoons achiote lard*
4 ounces cured ham, finely chopped
2 tablespoons salt pork, finely chopped
1/2 green pepper, seeded, cut into quarters
2 ripe tomatoes, seeded
2 sweet chili peppers, seeded
12 green olives, pitted
1 teaspoon capers
1/4 cup seeded raisins
1 tablespoon vinegar
1/4 cup tomato sauce
1 teaspoon oregano, mashed
1 tablespoon salt
1 cleaned broiler-fryer chicken, cut into serving pieces
1 (16 ounce) can petit pois (peas) or
1 1/2 (10 1/2 ounce) packages frozen peas

* Made by putting 6 or 7 annatto seeds in pork fat or corn oil, heating over medium heat until fat turns deep orange. Discard seeds by draining fat through sieve.

Heat achiote lard in a deep kettle; add ham and salt pork. Cook over high heat 5 minutes, stirring often. Add remaining ingredients except chicken and peas. Stir and mix well. Add chicken, heat to boiling; reduce heat to moderate, cover and cook 40 minutes, or until chicken is tender. Uncover, add petit pois (drained) or frozen peas. Cook until peas are heated through or tender. Serve with hot cooked white rice.