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Chinese braised tofu with ground pork

I am so glad I tried this recipe… it is SO YUMMY! It’s Steamy Kitchen’s recipe for Chinese braised tofu with ground pork. Few mistakes/revisions of my own: I totally forgot to season the tofu with salt & pepper but it still tasted fine, I didn’t even realize I re-read the recipe right now. I also decided not to use cornstarch and I added about a tablespoon more oyster sauce. Eat the tofu with steamed rice and get ready for some deliciousness… I’m ashamed to admit that I almost finished this dish that serves 4… oops, oh well 😛 Recipe courtesy of: http://www.steamykitchen.com/23559-chinese-braised-tofu-with-ground-pork-recipe.html Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 block firm or extra firm tofu salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1 pound ground pork, beef, turkey or chicken 1 clove garlic, very finely minced 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 1 cup chicken broth 2 tablespoons oyster sauce 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1/4 cup cool water 1 teaspoon cornstarch1/2 stalk green onion, chopped Directions: 1. Drain the …

my fancy Friday night dinner for one

I don’t think I have ever cooked this much in one week.. I guess that is one benefit of being sick.. you’re home & bored so what else to do but try new recipes & eat? 🙂 This is better than going out, drinking and eating greasy late night food. Oh how I miss being healthy. So instead of going out, I decided to make myself a lovely Friday night dinner. It may look fancy (fennel makes things pretty) but it’s easy. I love Steamy Kitchen recipes- the ones I have tried so far have all been easy, quick & delicious. I’ve been wanting to try this miso salmon recipe with fennel & orange and I am definitely going to make it again. It is full of flavor with the miso marinade and the refreshing taste of orange. As a side, I kept the miso theme going with miso ginger asparagus. The only thing I might try differently next time is to bake the asparagus just a tad longer after pouring on the miso ginger …