Basil Chicken Stir Fry

Basil Chicken Stir Fry

Well I have now been in Japan for a little over 10 days and have already seen Osaka, Nara, Kyoto, Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go, Takayma and have just started my time in Tokyo. Next up is Hiroshima and Miyajima and then the ferry over to South Korea. Time has been flying by and the impressions and time… 

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Daring Cooks January 2012 – Green Chile Chicken Tamales

Another interesting daring cooks challenge. I had never made tamales before this, and had really only tried them a couple of times – when my college roommate K steamed her Trader Joe’s bought vegetarian tamales and shared them with me. Kind of a strange meal. Soft dough flattened in a corn husk, rolled up with… 

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Chicken with Cherry Tomato Cream Sauce

Since one of my favorite ways to waste valuable time is by scrolling through the gorgeous food pictures accepted by Food Gawker (none of which are mine, tear tear), I do get a lot of my cooking ideas from there. This dish being no exception. Strangely enough though, I saw numerous bloggers all making this one… 

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Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

I haven’t made anything with chicken in a while so last night for dinner I decided to give this cashew chicken stir fry a shot. Growing up, I used to love chicken, but then college came along and I really over did it. Sophomore year (when I moved out of the kitchen-less dorms) – I cannot even… 

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Oven Roasted Chicken

Roasted Chicken

One of the problems with making oven roasted chicken is that it (sometimes) comes out super dry. And that’s always a huge disappointment. Thankfully my mom has come up with the ultimate solution. Marinating the chicken in mayonnaise or mustard helps keep it moist.  It’s best to marinate it overnight or for at least 8 hours. I was… 

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