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Chinese Boiled Pork Dumplings. Saturday, October 3, 2009 My mom is a Chinese dumpling wrapping queen.

Chinese Boiled Pork Dumplings

She can mix up a batch of filling ingredients and fold them into perfect, little half-moon dumplings faster than the time it takes me to set the table. Mom will usually sit at the breakfast table facing the television and while watching her favorite Chinese soap opera, she’ll be pleating those suckers without once looking down. The problem is that during emotional moments of the dramatic soap, her dumplings would look, well, sad. So, the lesson is, watch happy shows, get happy, fat dumplings! There’s a brand new book out written by my friend Andrea Nguyen and it’s called Asian Dumplings. Step 1: Place about a tablespoon of filling in the middle of the wrapper. Step 2: Bring the bottom edge up to meet the top. Step 3: Pinch the center. How to Make Peanut Butter SMores Turnovers.

Peanut Butter- S’Mores Turnovers.

How to Make Peanut Butter SMores Turnovers

The Ultimate Sandwich Recipe: Feast your eyes on this! First things first, the CellarVie Wines team cannot lay claim to being responsible for the making of the ‘Ultimate Sandwich’.

The Ultimate Sandwich Recipe: Feast your eyes on this!

Perfect Iced Coffee. Iced coffee is my life.

Perfect Iced Coffee

When I wake up, often around the time party animals on the west coast are just heading home, I start each day not with a cup of freshly brewed hot java, but with a tall, blessed glass of creamy iced coffee in a glass. I’ve been an iced coffee freakazoid for years and years. Tortellini With Garlic Butter Sauce Recipe from Sheli. Cinnamon Roll Waffles.

Cinnamon Roll Waffles.

Cinnamon Roll Waffles

15 Basic Stir Fry Sauce Recipes (Food and Whine) I love a good stir fry and they are a great way to use up odds and ends of meat, vegetable and noodles.

15 Basic Stir Fry Sauce Recipes (Food and Whine)

And let’s face it, they are a quick and easy dinner solution. Simply cook up some rice or throw in some noodles and it’s a family-pleasing meal. Cookies and Cream Peanut Butter...Midnight Snack. Need a midnight snack?

Cookies and Cream Peanut Butter...Midnight Snack

Or anytime snack for that matter, my cookies and cream peanut butter might just knock your socks off. Baked Tomato, Garlic, and Basil Bruschetta Bites. Finger foods are my favorite kind of food—to eat but not to make. That’s because they usually take a bit more work to put together than the full-size versions. Luckily, that’s not the case with these delicious bruschetta bites. They’re bursting with flavor and can be assembled in 15 minutes or less! So, preheat your oven, grab a loaf of your favorite baguette, and get out the cutting board. Bruschetta bites are the perfect edible addition to any gathering, and they’re great to serve at holiday parties.

Baked Bruschetta Bites 15 sugar plum tomatoes, diced 12 basil leaves, cut into ribbons 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 Tbsp. onion powder 1 tsp. olive oil 1 tsp. soy sauce 1 tsp. black pepper 1/2 loaf French baguette, thinly sliced Preheat the oven to 350ºF.In a bowl, combine all the ingredients except the bread and mix well. - StumbleUpon. Steak au Poivre - The Showstopper. How to Make Marshmallow Fondant. This time I decided to make it with those mini fruit flavored marshmallows.

How to Make Marshmallow Fondant

I had to sort them by colour first. I figured they would add a little bit of flavor to the fondant so I wouldn't have to add much flavoring oil. Italian sodas - StumbleUpon. June 30, 2011 | Sweet Recipes | Comments Growing up, these Italian sodas were my favorite!!

italian sodas - StumbleUpon

My mom and I would always stop by a little coffee shack on our road trips to Oregon. Design Crush & Popsicles! - StumbleUpon. Jun29.

Design Crush & Popsicles! - StumbleUpon

Pepperoni Pizza Puffs - StumbleUpon. The Pastry Affair - Home - Vanilla Bean&Pudding. Simplicity. It's an idea we all ascribe to, a concept we all strive for, and a belief we all can't help but hold faith in. If we could simplify our lives, everything would be easier. If we could control the day to day chaos, we would be happier. Simplicity.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies *If you are visiting this post for the first time, you may wish to visit my “Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies Take Two” post- a more recent post where I share (what I think is) a better version of these brownies! These are good too- but I took the comments suggested in this post and created a new recipe based on feedback. Okay, Cookie Dough Lovers.

Better Than Takeout Orange Chicken - StumbleUpon. Grilled Strawberries Over Vanilla Ice Cream. © Jerry James Stone via iPhone. The Wanna be Country Girl - StumbleUpon. This ice cream recipe has only four ingredients, takes less than 10 minutes to make, and will leave you wanting more every time.

Grab 5 fresh strawberries. You can use any fruit you like, or add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and top with hot fudge. Balsamic BBQ Glazed Chicken - StumbleUpon. A homemade balsamic bbq sauce is used to glaze chicken as it’s grilling. Dr. Pepper Barbecue Sauce Recipe at - StumbleUpon. I too love this bbq sauce but have added my own twists. Chai Spice Glazed Doughnut Muffins.

Get your cook on. - StumbleUpon. Makes & recipe: ice cream cake (but not like you think) - StumbleUpon.

Places to get recipes, not just one recipe

Cookies! Portuguese Apple Fritters -DK. Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread — Joy the Baker - StumbleUpon.