CHINESE NEW YEAR: Chinese Long Beans

It’s Chinese New Year: The Year Of The Horse begins today (the actual year is 4712). Make a Chinese-inspired dish. Chef Daniel Boulud take Chinese long beans, steamed them and tied them into knots, topped with chicken (see the photo below). What a fun way to get people to eat more green beans! Our recipe,…
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RECIPE: Chinese Steamed Dumplings With A Twist

Buffalo chicken dumplings: fusion food. Photo and recipe courtesy IMUSA USA.   The Chinese New Year begins on January 31st; the Super Bowl is February 2nd. Here’s a dish that combines both concepts: Buffalo Chicken Steamed Dumplings. The recipe for this fusion food—Chinese steamed dumplings crossed with Buffalo chicken wings—was developed by IMUSA USA. The…
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RECIPE: Asian Wings

We like Buffalo Wings, but we’re ready for something new (even newer than these fun Deconstructed Buffalo Wings and this Buffalo Chicken Pizza). So we jumped on this Asian-inspired wings recipe from Chef Lorena Garcia. Plan ahead: They need to marinate overnight (and can be prepped up to three days in advance). RECIPE: GINGER ORANGE…
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CHINESE NEW YEAR: Godiva Chocolate For The Year Of The Horse

Lady Godiva rides in for the Lunar New Year. The image is larger than the actual chocolates. Photo courtesy Godiva.   Some foodies end the Christmas-New Year holiday season in anticipation of Valentine’s Day. But don’t forget about Chinese New Year, celebrated by Chinese, Koreans and Vietnamese, who follow a different calendar than Western cultures.…
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RECIPE: Dirty Santa Coffee Cocktail

What happens when you mix hot coffee, milk, bourbon and Marshmallow Fluff? You get The Dirty Santa cocktail (hey, we don’t name them!). Given the number of people who love a good cup of coffee, this could be a holiday hit. The drink is on the menu of Joe and Misses Doe, a casual restaurant…
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