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Food: Grape Chow Mein Worms

Here’s a quick dinner idea. Make microwave Nissin Chow Mein noodles, but use grape juice instead of water. It rehydrates the veggies and beef much better than plain water, and it gives the noodles a deeper flavor, kind of like when you cook with red wine. 78 more words


Trader Joe's Low Fat Chicken Chow Mein

Most of the time Trader Joe’s manages to make their frozen food look quite delectable on the bag. For some reason, they just couldn’t manage it with their chicken chow mein. 550 more words

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Chow Mein: Authentic vs. Americanized

Growing up in Southern California with a Burmese father, our family had Chinese takeout on a regular basis.  Our takeout orders always had to include the staples: Chow Mein, Kung Pao Chicken, Orange Chicken, Beef & Broccoli, and of course, Cream Cheese Wontons.   427 more words

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Post Mortems

The month of folly and madness is behind us. The world can return to normal. There remains just the post mortems.

Sadly Brazil blew it, or had it blown for them. 392 more words


Chicken-Tuna Chow Mein Salad

1 cup shredded carrots
1/4 cup minced onion (red onion or green adds nice color)
2 cups finely chopped chicken or tuna (well drained) 93 more words


Chicago Take-Out

Who knew Chicago’s China Town could be so great? It’s not large, but has a nice feel to it. We went to a Shanghainese restaurant and I got some seafood chow mein. 48 more words


A la crunchy

For dinner was a Shanghainese style chow mein dish! These noodles are deep fried, coming out very crunchy, and are served with a special sauce, fish balls, mushrooms, and an egg on top. 40 more words