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About mama huang

I love to cook and experiment with recipes. The ones published here have been adapted from recipes from various sources and are recipes that members of my family love and ask for.

Muhammara 2

(from Better Homes & Gardens, February 2020 – chef Reem Assil in Oakland CA, Syrian-Lebanese) Ingredients: 2 C roasted red bell peppers, drained 1 cup walnuts, raw 2 garlic cloves 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs 2 T lemon juice 1 … Continue reading

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Seafood Paella

Adapted from Seafood Paella and saffron Aioli in NYTimes by Alice Hart Ingredients: 3 T olive oil 1 1/2 medium onions, diced 4 large plum tomatoes, halved (Can substitute 28-oz can of peeled whole tomatoes) 2 med red bell peppers, … Continue reading

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Ginger Garlic Green Beans Salad

Ingredients: 1 lb green beans, trimmed 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 T soy sauce 1 T grated peeled ginger 2 t rice vinegar 2 t canola oil or avocado oil 1 t sesame oil 1 1/2 t sesame seeds, toasted … Continue reading

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Cold Soba Noodle Salad

INGREDIENTS 8 Servings 1/2 package (from 14 ounce box)  3 tablespoons rice vinegar 3 tablespoons soy sauce  2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds 1 1/2 cups baby spinach or arugula 1/2 cup shredded carrot … Continue reading

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How to prevent cakes from sticking to Bundt pans

1. If it ain’t broke… If you use your grandma’s beat-up old aluminum pan (or a brand new top-of-the-line model), and your Bundt cakes ALWAYS come out of the pan with nary a crumb out of place — thank your … Continue reading

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Apple Tartlets

1 box Pillsbury pie crusts 4 large Granny Smith Apples 2 C homemade thick applesauce 1 C homemade thick apple butter 1/4 C + 1/4 C sugar 2 t + 1T lemon juice 3 T brandy 2 pinches salt 3 … Continue reading

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Mussels in White wine

Adapted from Recipe by Ina Garten Ingredients 3 lbs of fresh mussels 1/3 C all purpose flour 2 T butter 2 T olive oil 1 C of coursely chopped onion 1 1/2 T minced garlic 1/2 C of chopped canned … Continue reading

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