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Soy Sauce Eggs Perfect for Ramen

Soy Sauce Eggs, perfectly cooked “ramen eggs” marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, rice wine, and ginger, are an essential topper for a bowl of ramen. They also make … Read more

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Chinese Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings

Chinese Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings are a restaurant takeout favorite that’s easy to make at home. I love this spicy version with Szechuan peppercorns and stir-fried hot chile peppers and … Read more

Fried Pork and Shrimp Wontons

These fried pork and shrimp wontons are savory, crunchy, and addictive. A savory filling combines pork and shrimp with classic Chinese seasonings. Filled, shaped, and quickly deep fried, they are … Read more

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Crispy Crunchy Air Fryer Wontons

Air Fryer Wontons are crispy, delicious, and totally addictive. They’re filled with a savory mix of shrimp and pork that is perfectly seasoned. My family loves crispy fried wontons. They’re … Read more

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Air Fryer Taquitos

These Air Fryer Taquitos are loaded with shredded chicken, refried beans, cheddar cheese, and green chile salsa. With salsa, sour cream, and guacamole for dipping, they make a great light … Read more

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Chinese New Year—35+ Best Recipes

Chinese New Year is my kind of holiday—parading dragons, fireworks, and food (lots of food!). The dragons and fireworks are meant to scare off evil spirits and auspicious foods portend … Read more

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Har Gow Chinese Shrimp Dumplings

Har Gow, plump Chinese shrimp dumplings in a tender translucent wrapper, are arguably the best dim sum dumplings. My family of three can’t have a dim sum meal without ordering … Read more

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Thai Fish Cakes or Tod Mun Pla

Thai Fish Cakes, or Tod Mun Pla, are loaded with the flavors of lemongrass, cilantro, and hot chiles. This recipe uses Thai curry paste, which provides layers of flavor without … Read more

Chlebicky Czech Open-Faced Sandwiches

Chlebicky, Czech-style open-faced sandwiches, are like an Eastern European version of Spanish tapas. Baguette rounds loaded with assorted toppings—each round as unique as a snowflake—to make a delectable bar snack … Read more