Warning: This Char Siu Chicken is highly addictive! You& 39;ll wonder how you ever grilled chicken thighs without this mix of honey, hoisin, garlic, soy sauce, and Chinese five-spice powder. It& 39;s a take-out staple that& 39;s easy to make at home!Photography Credit:Alison ConklinVietnam and China are neighbors, which is why over the millennia, many Chinese dishes have become part of the Vietnamese repertoire.
Salted vs unsalted butter: When it comes to baking, what& 39;s the best? Does it really make a big difference which you use? Here& 39;s what we have to say!READER QUESTION: I almost always use salted butter instead of unsalted when I bake, and then I cut down on the salt used in the recipe. I’m usually happy with how things turn out, but I’m wondering — is there a good reason for me to switch to the unsalted?
This month, we welcome back Marta Rivera for more of her meal plans. Marta is a trained chef, mom of twins, and Army wife!At this point in the year, I feel like I’m living in limbo. The New Year isn’t officially here, but it is in my crosshairs. I’m trying to recover from weeks of hosting holiday parties, decorating, and shopping for gifts; yet still trying to figure out what white elephant gift I’m bringing to the next party.
Chocolate gets all the attention at Valentine’s Day: chocolate fondue, chocolate ganache torte, chocolate champagne truffles … and we get it! Any one of those homemade sweets would be a decadent way to show your love this holiday.But if sweets aren’t the way to your Valentine’s heart, how about a special-something for the kitchen instead?
This week, please welcome Rachel Knecht and her meal plans! Rachel is a recipe tester here on Our Site and the blogger behind Baking with Rachel.Spring is my favorite season (sorry, summer). The warm weather allows us to shed the heavy sweaters and enjoy the beauty budding all around us. Spring is also a good time to take a second look at our family meals.
Growing up, my family’s annual Passover Seder was most often hosted by my Great Aunt Mim and Great Uncle Al. The way my mom remembers it, these gatherings were “over the top.”Mim would spend days in advance preparing the Seder feast of matzo ball soup, poached salmon in raisin sauce, roast chicken and potatoes, steamed asparagus, and a ground almond torte with strawberries for dessert.