Friday, April 18, 2014

Homemade Wontons

Homemade Wontons
Recipe from: thibeaultstable
Image Credit: Ann
Homemade Wontons

“Easy to make and freeze well.” Ann


1 pound finely ground pork

1 1/2 piece ginger grated or minced

2 to 3 cloves of garlic

4 chopped green onion

1/4 cup chopped cilantro

1 egg, beaten

2 teaspoons Shaoxing wine

2 teaspoons sesame oil


White or black pepper

1/2 cup chicken stock


Make the Filling:

Place ground pork in a bowl. 

Add Shaoxing wine, grated ginger, garlic, cilantro, green onion, sesame oil, salt and pepper.

Mix well using hands. 

Fry small piece to test for seasoning. 

Adjust to suit taste.  

Mix in egg and chicken broth.

Filling Wontons:

Moisten edge of dumpling/wonton wrapper with water. 

Add a spoon of filling and fold, pleat and seal. 

Place on parchment paper.  If not cooking same day, place tray in freezer and when frozen 
store in freezer containers.

Cooking Wontons:

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.  

Cook in batches.  

Serve in wonton soup or in chili broth.

Wonton Soup:

Chicken Broth (Preferably homemade)

Sliced mushrooms


Chopped green onions

Heat chicken broth.

Add broccoli spears and sliced mushrooms and cook until done.

Ladle soup into bowls. 

Add cooked wonton dumplings, sprinkle with chopped green onion and serve.

Wontons in Chili Broth:

Inspired by: Eating Club Vancouver

2 to 3 cups chicken broth

1/8 cup peanut oil

Julienne ginger

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon chili paste

Chinese Black Vinegar

Drizzle of Sesame oil

Drizzle of chili oil

Chopped green onion.

Heat chicken broth.

In a bowl, mix together peanut oil, ginger, garlic, chili paste, Chinese black vinegar, chili oil and 
sesame oil.

Stir into hot Chicken broth. 

Pour over cooked wontons and sprinkle with chopped green onions.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Skillet Balsamic Pork Chops

Skillet Balsamic Pork Chops
Recipe From: joyouslydomestic
Image Credit: Angela
Skillet Balsamic Pork Chops

” This is a great way to dress up boring pork chops without a lot of hassle and without fussy ingredients.” Angela


4 tablespoons butter, divided

2 tablespoons olive oil

4 boneless pork chops

1/4 cup flour

1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced

1 cup low-sodium chicken stock

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon honey

Fresh herbs or chives for garnish (optional)


Heat the olive oil and 2 tablespoons of the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. 

Combine the flour, rosemary, salt and pepper on a plate.

Dredge both sides of the chops in the flour mixture.

Shake off excess.

Cook chops...

NOTE: If at anytime you feel that your glaze/sauce is too thick or reduced for your liking, you 
can splash in a little more chicken stock or even hot water.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Halibut - First of the Season

Halibut - First of the Season
Recipe from: thibeaultstable
Image Credit: Ann
Halibut - First of the Season

“Our first meal of the season.” Ann

Simply prepared.

Pan seared and then finished in a hot oven.

Served over ribbons of zucchini in a light cream and  fresh tomato sauce.

Sweet fresh Halibut - nothing better.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Oven Roasted Parmesan Potatoes

Oven Roasted Parmesan Potatoes
Recipe from: allrecipes
Image Credit: allrecipes
Oven Roasted Parmesan Potatoes   


Cooking spray

 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, or as needed

 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

 1/2 teaspoon salt

 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

 1/2 teaspoon paprika

 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

 2 pounds red potatoes, halved

 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, or as needed

 1/4 cup sour cream (optional)


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

Spray a 9x13-inch baking pan or cast iron skillet with cooking spray; pour in about 1 teaspoon 
vegetable oil to coat the bottom.

Mix Parmesan cheese, salt, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper together in a bowl.

Blot the cut-side of potatoes with a paper towel to remove any moisture.

Place potatoes in a bowl and drizzle with 1 tablespoon vegetable oil; toss until potatoes are 
lightly coated.

Sprinkle potatoes with Parmesan cheese mixture; toss to coat.

Arrange potatoes, cut-side down, onto the prepared baking pan.

Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes.

Turn potatoes to cut-side up; continue baking until golden and crispy, about 15 to 20 more 

Serve with sour cream.

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