Noodles

Cooking Pasta

October 7, 2019

There are a few pasta cooking rules that are important to memorize and you’ll have perfect pasta every time. Boil your noodles in well-salted water, save that pasta liquid to make the glossiest pan sauce, do not rinse cooked pasta, and always pass extra grated parmesan cheese at the table....

Better Choices You’ll Barely Notice

January 25, 2018

These little tweaks really do add up to lighter and more nutritious meals. CUT CARBS All types of vegetable noodles, from beet to squash, are available in the produce aisle or make your own. Serve in place of pasta or mix with whole-wheat spaghetti to bump up the fiber and...

Brussels Sprouts

October 16, 2017

I like to eat seasonal fruits and vegetables. Brussels sprouts are a hearty winter vegetable and are sweetest and most tender after a hard frost. They are a good source of fiber, antioxidants, and vitamin C. Look for young, small green sprouts that have tightly formed buds. Avoid any yellowing,...

Lunar New Year 2016

February 8, 2016

Lunar New Year 2016 This year, the Lunar New Year will begin on Monday, February 8. It is the biggest event of the year for Chinese people and Chinese emigrants throughout the world. Although there are various styles of celebrating the Lunar New Year, the spirit behind these celebrations is...

Lucky Foods To Ring In The New Year

January 1, 2016

Lucky Foods To Ring In The New Year Many cultures believe that some foods are lucky and prepare them on New Year’s to ensure good fortune throughout the upcoming year. Bagels & Doughnuts. Round foods, like bagels and doughnuts, are a great way to start the day and also symbolize...

Washington D.C.’s Chinatown Express

May 21, 2015

Washington D.C.’s Chinatown Express I don’t know why, but I’m fascinated with Chinatowns so whenever I’m in a different city I like to check out that city’s Chinatown. Washington D.C.’s Chinatown is rather small, but has character all the same. Chinatown Express is one of Washington D.C.’s most authentic Chinese...

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