Vitamix Winter Squash Soup 南瓜濃湯

It’s the pumpkin and upcoming holiday season!!!!! One of my favorite food is all kinds of pumpkin and squash dishes.

If you have pre-made chicken stock from the freezer, this dish would be super easy to make with breathtaking looks and great tastes. Continue reading Vitamix Winter Squash Soup 南瓜濃湯

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Vitamix Creamy Mushroom Soup 蘑菇奶油濃湯

The fresh mushroom cream soup has a really creamy, mushroomy flavor, but with a very light, fluffy texture. I can never go back to canned cream mushroom soup after I tried this.

The golden onion and homemade chicken stock also add another layer of taste. All fresh and real ingredients!! No MSG, No preservatives!!

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Home made Shabu Shabu and Sichuan pepper hot pot 溫暖麻辣鴛鴦鍋

One of the best thing in winter is to stay at home having hot pot Shabu Shabu with families and friends. I got this new two-sided hot pot and a portable gas stove from the Asian super market. Can’t wait to try it out at home. 🙂

In Taiwan, having a hot pot is so common and is really popular during winter time. The base soup can have many varieties. One of the most popular is the Sichuan pepper hot pot and the basic plain stock. Not only the base, you can also boil all kinds of different ingredients into the pot from meat, seafood, vegetables, mushrooms, tofu, or all kinds of fish or meat balls.

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French Onion Soup 法式洋蔥湯

The French onion soup contains very simple ingredients but needs your time and patient to slowly cook out the flavors to have a good balance of salty and sweetness.

The most time consuming part and the key to make the soup taste good is to caramelize onion for about 45 mins to 1 hour. You need to be careful not to burn the onion but still keep it slowly cooked till lightly brown before you add any liquid into the soup.

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Chinese mushroom chicken rice soup 香菇雞蓉粥

This is a very simple, nutritious dish; aka, another comfort food especially great for late nights. If you have a rice cooker or slow cooker that don’t know when to use them, this is the time to let the machine help you out. 🙂 All you need to do is clean and chop all the ingredients and add them all into the rice cooker or slow cooker. One hour later, a great meal is ready for you!! I love the natural chicken stock that I made from rotisserie chicken bones instead of regular chicken stock from super market. Not only because it’s more healthy, but a more natural flavor and less salty to the taste. Continue reading Chinese mushroom chicken rice soup 香菇雞蓉粥

The most EFFECTIVE way to eat rotisserie chicken 雞盡其用,Costco 烤雞吃法大全 – 準備篇

Every time when I walk by the deli section of supermarket or Costco rotisserie chickens, the sense of smell and the juicy looks of these delicious meat just always triggers my urge to buy one home and enjoy.

However, a whole chicken leftovers can be a headache especially for single people or small families. Today, I’m going to tell you what would be the BEST way to eat the rotisserie chicken and make it Bang for Your Buck!!! Continue reading The most EFFECTIVE way to eat rotisserie chicken 雞盡其用,Costco 烤雞吃法大全 – 準備篇