Overhead shot of a clam pizza cut into wedges.

White Clam Pizza Pepe’s Style

Pepe’s White Clam Pizza has been called the best thing to eat in Connecticut. I can’t argue with that statement. The thin crust is topped with a garlicky mix of … Read more

low angle shot of a pile of shrimp in red chile sauce on a white plate

Easy Camarones a la Diabla

Camarones a la Diabla or Mexican deviled shrimp or “shrimp of the devil,” is one of my all-time favorite Mexican foods. Plump, tender shrimp are seared in a skillet and … Read more

The cooked Szechuan shrimp in the skillet.

Easy Szechuan Shrimp

Szechuan shrimp is spicy and packed with flavor from ginger, garlic, Szechuan pepper, and other seasonings. This Chinese restaurant takeout classic is quick and easy to make at home, too. … Read more

Fried Pork and Shrimp Wontons

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

Low angle shot of the cooked wontons on a rectangular white plate with chili sauce in a dipping bowl.

Crispy Crunchy Air Fryer Wontons

Air Fryer Wontons are crispy, delicious, and totally craveable. 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

collage of 4 photos: upper left 3 har gow in a steamer basket; upper right kung pao chicken in a bowl with white rice; lower left sesame noodles; lower right scallion pancakes

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

overhead shot of 3 har gow shrimp dumplings in a bamboo steamer basket

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

low angle shot of the dish with the sauce and limes in the background

Tod Mun Pla Thai Fish Cakes

Tod Mun Pla, or Thai Fish Cakes, 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

Air Fryer Bang Bang Shrimp

Air Fryer Bang Bang Shrimp is kind of a dream come true for me. It’s easy to make (like, really easy!), delicious, and tastes like it’s really naughty but it’s … Read more