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General Tso's Chicken

So, inquiring minds want to know. Who was General Tso and why did he have a chicken dish named after him? I was having a conversation with my daughter-in-law Theresa about Chinese food (of the American variety) in general and General Tso’s chicken in particular. 137 more words


My Top 5 Chinese Food Entrees

Happy Chinese New Year, Modern Philosophers!

It’s the Year of the Goat, and I thought I’d ring in the new year with a My Top 5… 535 more words



General Tso’s Chicken
1 lb chicken thigh, boned and cubed
3 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup cornstarch, plus…
2 teaspoons cornstarch
5 dried chili pods
1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar… 245 more words

Main Dishes

Beef Stir Fry (Cost: 464 calories)


  • 8 oz. Beef tips for stir fry, season with salt and pepper
  • 1 bag frozen stir fry veggies
  • 4 tbs. your favorite stir fry sauce (we like general tso’s)
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Pinterest Trials: General Tso Tofu

I’m on a mission. A mission to make everyone in my life like tofu! I am starting with my boyfriend. Last week (I know, it took me a while to actually get this recipe up- I’m sorry!) I made him… 379 more words

Pinterest Trials

General Tso's Tofu

Also known as General Vee’s Tofu.

Is it unbearable that I keep giving cutesy names to things? Is it so very Rachael Ray? I feel like Anthony Bourdain would shit on me for it. 637 more words

Film Screening: "The Search for General Tso"

CAFAM is sponsoring the showing of the film “The Search for General Tso”

This entertaining documentary explores the origins of the ubiquitous Chinese-American restaurant dish, General Tso’s Chicken. 64 more words