Category Archives: Garden

Braised Chicken in “Ato” Stew

My parents left for China a few weeks ago, leaving me in my enormous house all by myself. It’s not as glamorous as it sounds…let’s just say that even if I had all the money in the world, I’d probably … Continue reading

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Q and A #1

It’s been a while since I’ve last posted…sorry! This week has been hectic of course and a lot has gone on. However, there’s not a lot of “bloggable” material at this moment. I tried out a few recipes and they … Continue reading

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Garlic Chives!

If you didn’t know already, the answer to yesterday’s mystery ingredient is Garlic Chives. They differ from chives and scallions in that they have flat (not hollow!) leaves, have a much milder/less oniony/more garlicky/sweeter flavor, and are almost always cooked … Continue reading

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Mystery Ingredient (#1)

Can anybody tell me what this ingredient is? If you can’t see clearly, the leaves are thin and flat (not hollow! hint hint), and taper down to a white, multi-layered base. Leave your guesses below, and I’ll post the answer … Continue reading

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