Sweet Corn Soup with Egg Drop

 

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I had something similar to this back years ago in China, and fell in love with it right away.

soup00301Ingredients:

2 eggs, 1 can creamy corn, 2 tbsp corn starch, sugar to taste

Method:

This recipe is to make about 1.5 quart soup.

soup003021. Bring water to boil, pour in corn, bring to boiling again.

2. Mix corn starch with some cold water, slowly pour into pot and stir quickly same time, bring to boiling again.

3. Beat eggs well, slowly pour into pot, bring to boiling again.

4. Add sugar to your taste.

5. Serve when hot.

 

Stew with Rib and Sauerkraut

 

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This is my first time cooking with sauerkraut. There is something similar to it in China, it’s made of Napa Cabbage, not regular cabbage.

Ingredients:sauerkraut00101

sauerkraut, ribs, cellophane noodle, seasoning to taste, ginger root (optional).

Method:

1. Soak cellophane noodle in cold water, set aside.

sauerkraut001022. Pour cold water into skillet, add ribs, add cooking wine, little vinegar, maybe several slices of ginger root or ginger powder. Bring to boil on high heat, then simmer for about 5 minutes.

3. Drain ribs, rinse with warm water, set aside.

4. Form sauerkraut into several balls, squeeze some juice out of it, so it won’t taste too sour.sauerkraut00103

5. Pour enough water into skillet, bring to boil, add cooking wine and little sugar.

6. Put ribs and cellophane into skillet, then cover with sauerkraut, bring to boil, simmer for about 10 minutes.

7. Add salt into skillet, and any other seasoning you like, such as pepper, soybean sauce, etc.

8. Simmer for another 10 minutes or until cellophane noodle turn clear.

9. Serve when hot.

 

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Stew with Winter Melon and Ground Pork

 

Stew with Winter Melon and Ground Pork

 

When it’s getting cold, stew becomes my favorite dish. It always make you feel better when you have warm food on table.

Ingredients:Stew with Winter Melon and Ground Pork

winter melon, ground pork, seasoning to taste.

Method:

1. Peel the winter melon, then cut it into half, clean inside and outside.

2. Chop winter melon into pieces.

3. Heat up skillet, add little cooking oil, cook ground pork until it’s not pink.

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4. Add cooking wine, vinegar, soybean sauce, and little sugar into skillet, keep cooking until all the juice is gone.

You can add some ginger powder, too, if you like.Stew with Winter Melon and Ground Pork

5. Add winter melon chunk into skillet, stir fry for several minutes, then add water, bring to boil, simmer for 10 minutes, stir, then another 10 minutes, stir, then until winter melon chunk look clear.

Cooking time varies, depend on size of the winter melon chunk.

 

Stew with Winter Melon and Ground Pork