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Entries Tagged as 'Chinese'

Kids Make Chinese Scallion Pancakes

April 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Ethnic, kids

We can thank social media for this week’s recipe. After we posted how much the kids in our food appreciation classes liked Szechuan-style tofu, our daughter’s former first-grade teacher, originally from Taiwan, wrote on Facebook to suggest we try making Chinese scallion pancakes. Little did we know how good they would be! The kids loved […]

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Kids Make Mapo Tofu

April 14th, 2013 · No Comments · Ethnic, kids, Recipes

We have two favorite Chinese foods around our house: Cantonese dim sum, with its infinite variety of dumplings and small bites, and Szechuan style, with its mouth-numbing peppercorns and chilies. As our food appreciation classes landed in China this week, I chose a simple but delicious dish from the latter category: mapo tofu, slithery bites […]

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Szechuan To Go

June 13th, 2009 · No Comments · dinner, Ethnic

It’s no secret that the best ethnic food around the District of Columbia is in the suburbs. For the most part, that’s where the ethnic populations live and where commercial rents are cheapest. It’s much easier to operate a casual Vietnamese pho house in a suburban strip mall than in luxury digs downtown. What we urbanites […]

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