Category Archives: Oriental

Ramen Noodle Cold Salad

A lot of the country is starting to get into Fall weather. Not here in San Diego. Over the last 2 or 3 weeks we’ve had some of the hottest, muggiest weather in a long time thanks to 2 hurricanes … Continue reading

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Chinese Steak

Sometimes you just have to “change it up” just a bit.  I love cooking Salisbury Steak and I love cooking Swiss Steak.  Both are Midwestern comfort food classics.  OK, actually what I love is eating Salisbury Steak and Swiss Steak.  … Continue reading

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Cheap Bastid’s Orange Chicken

OK, everybody out there who likes Panda Express’ “Orange Chicken” raise your hand!  Yep, there’s a lot of us who enjoy the slightly gooey sweetness with just a bit of kick in it. You can make it yourself, you know.  … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Pork

Remember “back in the day” when you could buy frozen “Chinese” meals—I want to say by Chun King, but I’m not sure my memory is that good.  You could get a variety of “cooking bags” that you just tossed into … Continue reading

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Steamed Rice Madame Wong’s Way

Sometimes it’s the simplest foods, cooked in the simplest ways that are the best.  Over the years I’ve enjoyed cooking oriental-style food (I won’t try to claim to being able to cook “Chinese” or “Japanese” food just oriental-style food in … Continue reading

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