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Potstickers (鍋貼) are one of the major foods eaten during the Chinese New Year and year round in the northern provinces. They look like golden ingots used during the Ming Dynasty for money and the name sounds like the word for the earliest paper money, so serving them is believed to bring prosperity. 247 more words


Potstickers and Spicy Dipping Sauce

Purchase ready-made Gyoza or ‘potstickers’ in the frozen section of your grocery, Asian market or Trader Joe’s.

In large frying pan warm 2 Tbsp. OO&B Olive Oil on med-high (we recommend… 112 more words

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Meatless Monday: Veggie Gyoza Remix!

I’ve been meaning to get to this for quite a while, but I finally did it! A while back, I reviewed a veggie gyoza (fried wonton dumplings, sometimes called potstickers, I believe) recipe that I had found, and while it was good, it didn’t “wow” me. 1,443 more words


Pork and Kimchi Dumplings

I admit, I was a bit hesitant when making homemade dumplings, and for my first go, I used store bought wonton wrappers instead of making my own dough.   262 more words

Jiao Zi (Chinese Dumplings/Potstickers)

Well, I survived the great flood of UCLA this week. I was actually working a summer camp in Pauley Pavillion when the water main broke, and when water started coming down the steps to the floor of Pauley, we decided it was time to call it a day and end camp. 941 more words

Trader Joe's Chicken Gyoza Pot Stickers

We continue our look at Trader Joe’s frozen Chinese-insipired food with Trader Joe’s Chicken Gyoza Pot Stickers. Unlike the Chicken Chow Mein from the other day, I like these gyoza just fine. 576 more words

Trader Joe's Brand


If you’ve been following along with our culinary adventures this summer, you may have noticed that my co-blogger and I have pretty different interests in cooking. 365 more words