Sautéed Bok Choyéed Bok Choy I try to introduce my kids to a wide variety of foods.  They are pretty good about at least trying the new food.  I don't force them to eat it if they don't like it but we do strongly encourage them to at least try every thing on their plates, even if it is something that they previously haven't liked.  That approach has served us well because they are both good eaters and someti...more

Grilled Hoisin Bok Choy Noodle Bowl


Bok Choy: Plain And Simple

Bok Choy: Plain And SimpleLeave a reply...more

Pork Skewers with Herbed Rice and Bok Choy

I made this meal about a month ago, and haven't gotten around to posting it because I am not fond of the picture. I mean, it shows the meal just fine, but I'm a perfectionist and the shadows bug me! Does anyone else have that problem (or am I just a weirdo?)Anyways, the inspiration for this dish is from one of my favorite cookbooks, Marie Claire Seasonal Kitchen by Michele Cranston. This cookbook introduced me to seasonal cooking and it's been like my bible ever since. I love the simplicity of all the dishes and the photographs are truly amazing!...more

On the Tender Charms of Grilled Baby Bok Choy

If I find baby bok choy the sexiest of the Chinese cabbages, does that make me a pervert? (A vegevert, perhaps?)...more
Brussels sprouts are not immature cabbage, they are they are a separate kind of plant. They are ...more

Life Lessons from Fish Sauce ~ Asian Beef and Bok Choy Salad

The lesson of fish sauce: Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden. ~Phaedras...more

Never under-estimate the power of fish sauce! The dish looks delish!more

Chinese Hot Pots! Gluten Free and Low Carb

Every Asian country has their own version of noodle soup. Actually, EVERY country I can think of has a signature noodle soup! China alone, hashundreds of variations based on regional culture and resources. In China soups are thought to hold healing properties and noodles are a system of longevity. A noodle soup is therefore taken very seriously, as are most dishes!...more