Chicken with Chinese BBQ sauce
With The Professor recently having become a vegetarian, I am constantly on the look-out for dishes that can be quickly adapted for both vegetarian/non-vegetarian styles. I tried for a while to make two separate dishes for us for every single meal, but I don’t have to tell you how tedious and time consuming it became after a short period of time! I mean, I love cooking, but making a vegetarian and a non-vegetarian meal for every single dinner quickly became a huge headache! Imagine all the meal planning and grocery shopping and the chopping . . . → Read More: Chicken with Chinese BBQ sauce
Having tried the Chinese food from our two neighborhood restaurants, my husband and I have come to the sad conclusion that neither of them is very good. Which is very, very sad since both of us absolutely LOVE Chinese food. It got us through two grad schools (well him, … I’m still stuck with the second one). Our very first date (according to him, not me) was in a Chinese restaurant. So you see, Chinese takeout is very, very important in our lives.
[And since we are on the topic of my husband, I have decided . . . → Read More: Chinese pork fried rice
My husband could never get over the fact that every time my family went out to a Chinese restaurant in Kolkata, we all invariably ended up getting the same thing – American chopsuey!! Before visiting India, my husband had never even heard of American chopsuey ( and he is American), so it was rather funny for him!
Now, my family has been fond of American chopsuey for ages and ages. We absolutely love the crunchy noodles, the succulent pieces of meat, the sweet and tangy sauce, - it was just perfection in every bite! In fact, . . . → Read More: Indo-Chinese American Chopsuey
A few years ago, on our trip to India, my husband came down with a really nasty cold. Just about the only thing that could perk him up were copious amounts of steaming chicken sweet corn soup! I think he consumed at least a few gallons of the soup on that trip!!
From then on, this soup has become synonymous with being the “feel good” soup in my house. I have rustled it up, time and again, every time either of us had a sniffle or was just feeling a little under the weather!
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