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Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad – Happy Chinese New Year Cheap Easy Party Food

Ingredients: Dressing: 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup canola oil 1 tsp lemon zest 3 1/2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 Tbsp honey 2 Tbsp peeled and grated ginger 1 clove garlic 1 tsp dijon mustard (Emeril's is the only way to go) 1/4 - 1/2 tsp salt, to taste Wonton strips: 12 wonton wrappers,…


Raspberry Coconut Friand – Happy Chinese New Year Party Cheap Healthy Dessert

Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter (4 ounces) 1 cup almond meal/flour 1 2/3 cups confectioner’s sugar, sifted 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 cup shredded coconut 5 egg whites Fresh or frozen raspberries (about 2-4 raspberries per friand) Directions Click on Arrow Button to read full post   Preheat oven to 350…


Dark Soy Sauce BBQ Pork – Authentic & Cheap Happy Chinese New Year Party Recipe

Ingredients 1 pound whole pork belly, remove skin 2 tablespoons Chinese rice wine or dry sherry 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce, or substitute regular soy sauce 2 tablespoons sugar 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ tablespoon hoisin sauce ½ teaspoon five-spice powder 2 tablespoons honey Instructions ...Click on Arrow Button to read full post Marinate the…


Pineapple Tequila Cocktail – Cheap Easy Project For Happy Chinese New Year Party

Ingredients 1 whole pineapple, pureed 1 cup water 1/2 cup lime juice 6 tbsp agave 1/2 cup tequila 1/2 cup pineapple, minced Ice Lime wedges for garnish Directions Click on Arrow Button to read full post Using a blender, puree pineapple (in chunks) until its fine like juice (you may need to do 2-3 batches…


Red Velvet Cake & Cream Cheese Icing – Cheap & Authentic Christmas Party Recipe

Ingredient: For the cake: 1 tablespoon unsalted butter (for greasing pans, I skipped this and used Pam flour spray) 3 1/2 cups cake flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa (I used Valrhona, a Dutch process) 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 cups canola oil (I used corn oil) 2 1/4 cups granulated sugar 3 large eggs 6…


Smokey BBQ Rib – Best Fast & Healthy Grilling Idea For Family Dinner Food Recipe

Ingredients 1 lb ribs 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 c. 7-Up 1/2 c. brown sugar 1/2 c. honey 2 Tbsp lemon juice 2 c. barbecue sauce 2 Tbsp liquid smoke Instructions ...Click on Arrow Button to read full post Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Cut ribs and put on rack in large shallow pan. Spread…

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