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Hot and Sour Soup

Hot and Sour Soup

Hot and Sour Soup Sometimes one simply needs a good pot of hot, spicy, soul-cleansing, sinus-clearing soup. Situations that such a soup might possibly remedy: A miserably cold and dreary winter day Misery induced by the previous night’s over-eager indulgence in too many glasses of vino Night-before-exam misery due to having put off grocery shopping … Continue reading

Braised Spicy Sichuan Eggplant

Braised Spicy Sichuan Eggplant

Braised Spicy Sichuan Eggplant with Minced Pork Eggplant is my favorite vegetable – especially the long and skinny Japanese variety. It is so savory with its ability to soak up sweet, vinegary, and salty flavors – all hallmarks of this classic Sichuan dish. In Chinese, the dish is called “yu xiang qiezi” – or “fish-fragrant” … Continue reading