Chinese New Year — The Finale!

So as it turns out, Chinese New Year is a two week long celebration!  Who knew?  I spent this past weekend in San Francisco with a couple of girlfriends, and Chinatown was hosting it’s annual Chinese New Year Parade.  This two week long celebration is just perfect for me, because, as you may remember, our … Continue reading



Chinese Sticky Rice

Chinese Sticky Rice Ingredients: 4 cups sweet rice 2 cups jasmine rice 25 Chinese dried shiitake mushrooms 6 Chinese sausages (lop chong) 1 pound lean Chinese barbecued pork, store-bought 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce 5 cups low sodium chicken stock 3 tablespoons oyster sauce 1 cup chopped scallions 1 cup chopped … Continue reading


Happy Shrimp Stir Fry

We attended a wonderful Chinese New Year Celebration last night at the home of our friend, neighbor, and Marty’s CSA member, Jenn Atkinson.  Lots of delicious Chinese food was served!   Here’s one recipe, courtesy of Jenn.  More coming soon! Happy Shrimp Stir Fry Ingredients For the sauce (mix together in a bowl) 2 teaspoons sugar … Continue reading