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Will the real Jan Brady please stand up?

If you’re looking to start an argument, forget about politics and religion. Assemble several self-identifying foodies and throw out a sentence like “spaghetti and meatballs are not authentic.” Then walk away, whistling, with your hands behind your back. 2,392 more words

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Sesame Oil Chicken

The chicken is mildly sweet from being cooked in Chinese rice wine.  From “Saveur” magazine.

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Cantonese Pork

This recipe is not for Sweet and Sour Pork, but it is similar.  This is made in the crockpot and served over white rice.  That’s if you want, of course.

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Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

This is a quick and easy stir fry recipe adapted from a magazine. It’s a good “symbolic” dish for Chinese New Year, since the ingredients are cut into long strips which symbolize long life.

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Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings

This is a recipe for crispy chicken wings, flavored with toasted salt and pepper, garlic, and hot peppers. The recipe is best with dried Sichuan peppercorns, but since they are hard to come by, use whatever you have.                            
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Sweet and Sour Stir Fried Shrimp

This simple recipe is an appetizer incorporating the sweet and sour flavors without a heavy, sugar-laden sauce.  You could also add white rice or fried rice to make a meal.

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