Main Dishes

Steak Kow

September 30, 2016

in Cook What You Like, Main Dishes

Kow Yuk

“Wok hay” translates to “breath of the wok” and Steak Kow is a simple stir-fry dish that depends on wok hay to [click to continue…]

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The next time you find yourself behind a long line of traffic inching through the Napa Valley on Highway 12,  take a break and explore one of St. Helena’s hidden secrets.   [click to continue…]


Sauteed Cabbage v1As of late, some of you may have had your fill of Brussel sprouts, a winter vegetable that’s been trending heavily the past few winter seasons.  Do you really like Brussel sprouts?  Not too many people do, that no matter how it’s disguised.

Enter green cabbage.   [click to continue…]


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Green Beans and Shrimp with Eggs, [click to continue…]


omato Beef Chow Mein v2I admit it, I miss old school Chinese-American restaurant food.  And some of you probably do, too.   Fried rice, chow mein, sweet and sour.  And Tomato Beef is part of that long-standing culture – over rice, tossed with pan-fried noodles, with or without curry.

Nowadays, egg flower soup seems wimpy next to Hot and Sour Soup.  What happened to ginger beef?  [click to continue…]


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