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Archive for February, 2013

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February 26, 2013

Coconut Curry Shrimp with Coconut Rice

There isn’t a curry that I don’t like. Well, as long as the spice level is is not outrageously crazy! This is a seafood curry that I made recently on television, and it’s a Caribbean Creole curry from the cookbook, Flavors of Belize (I made Beef Satay with Habanero Peanut Sauce from the book too). […]

February 25, 2013

Giveaway: iPad Mini

The last iPad giveaway this year! I’ve heard all bout the iPad Mini, but have yet to actually hold one in my hand. I’m the first to complain that my iPhone is too small but my iPad is too big, so bingo! This is the solution. Perhaps I’ll put this on my list for Santa . . .

February 25, 2013

Giveaway: Blendtec Blender

 

 

Steamy Kitchen fans! I’ve teamed up with Blendtec to give away a gorgeous Blendtec Designer Series with Twister Jar It’s the creme de la creme of blenders (worth about $500!)

Here’s the deal. This giveaway is going to run differently, so pay attention!

Head over to Facebook and enter there.

February 20, 2013

Chinese Fried Wontons

Chinese dumplings are probably one of the most convenient and versatile foods to keep around. 1- They go from frozen to appetizer or dinner in just a few minutes. 2- You can pan fry/steam (like potstickers/gyoza), deep fry, boil or steam. 3- They’ll store in the freezer for months. Dumplings are my emergency food (unexpected […]

February 13, 2013

Giveaway: Dana Tea Chest from Greentea Design

At Greentea Design we have been creating hand-crafted, solid wood pieces for almost 15 years. With quality and sustainability as our guide, we offer several exclusive collections for . . .

February 13, 2013

Chinese Egg Drop Soup

Chinese Egg Drop Soup is one of those dishes that can be made incredibly well as a warming start to a meal…..or done terribly, horribly, no-no wrong. There’s an Asian restaurant near my house, not naming names but *cough* on 53rd Avenue *cough*, who serves Egg Drop Soup that has so much food coloring that […]

February 8, 2013

Vegetable Spring Rolls (Egg Rolls)

This Sunday is Chinese New Year, the year of the s-s-s-snake! I haven’t fully researched what the forecast for the year will look like, but according to Chinese feng shui master, it’s best to wear a monkey around your neck to avoid getting bit by the snake. Here is a great infographic I created to […]

February 8, 2013

What to eat for Chinese New Year Infographic

Chinese New Year begins February 10, 2013! The Chinese have a long list of superstitions of what to eat/not to eat….here are some of the most important!     Gong Hay Fat Choy! From top left: My Mother’s Famous Chinese Egg Rolls or Vegetable Spring Rolls with video (egg rolls look like gold bars, which symbolize wealth)  […]

February 5, 2013

Giveaway: Indoor Bonsai Tree from the Soothing Company

About The Soothing Company

The Soothing Company was established with goal of offering one of the largest collections of soothing home and office décor items online.  They offer everything from water fountains to bonsai trees to bean bag chairs to a wall fireplace for your home or office.  Every product purchased from The Soothing Company has . . .

February 5, 2013

Giveaway: Brookside Chocolate

About Brookside Chocolate

Welcome to Brookside: a place where the perfect pairing of smooth dark chocolate and exotic real fruit juice pieces offers a deliciously different taste experience. We use thoughtfully selected ingredients to develop intriguing flavor combinations – including Pomegranate, Acai with Blueberry and Goji with Raspberry.

We welcome you to enjoy the perfect pairings of . . .

February 4, 2013

Healthy Asian Favorites Excerpt and Book Launch Party

It’s our family tradition to start every party with food….LOTS OF FOOD. Well, this party is no different! My brand new book, Steamy Kitchen’s Healthy Asian Favorites, launches tomorrow across bookstores everywhere! Friends online are helping me celebrate all week by cooking a recipe from the book. I hope you have a chance this week to […]