Food Stuffs

Chicken Pot Stickers

1 1/2 pounds ground chicken 1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper (about 1 small) 1/2 cup shredded green cabbage 1/3 cup chopped green onions (about 3 medium) 2 teaspoons chopped gingerroot 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1 egg white 1 (10 ounce) package round wonton skins 2 cups chicken broth 4 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce Mix all ingredients except wonton skins, broth and soy sauce. Brush

Chicken Satay

1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts 1/3 cup hoisin sauce 1/3 cup plum sauce 2 tablespoons sliced green onions (with tops) 1 tablespoon grated gingerroot 2 tablespoons dry sherry 2 tablespoons white vinegar Trim fat from chicken breasts. Cut chicken lengthwise into 1/2-inch strips. Mix all ingredients except chicken in large glass or plastic bowl. Add chicken; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours. Set oven control to broil.

Chilled Spring Rolls

2 green onions 5 cups bean sprouts (10 ounces) 10 cooked fresh crab legs (each about 2 inches long) — shelled OR 10 imitation whole crab legs (each about 2 inches long) 1 teaspoon sesame oil 10 leaf lettuce leaves 10 ready-to-eat spring roll skins (8 1/2 inches square) 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro Honey Sichuan Sauce — (recipe follows) HONEY SICHUAN SAUCE 1/3 cup honey 1/3 cup chili purée

Shrimp Canapes

10 slices white bread 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1 pkg (12 oz) frozen cooked shrimp, thawed, chopped 1/2 cup Kraft Shredded Colby & Monterey Jack Cheese 1/3 cup Kraft Mayo Real Mayonnaise 1/4 teaspoon salt Preheat broiler. Trim crusts from bread slices, then cut into 20 assorted shapes, using 2 inch flutted round cookie cutter to cut circles and sharp knife to cut

Creamed spinach

2 ten ounce bags of fresh spinach, 5 tablespoons butter, 3 tablespoons flour, 1 cup hot milk, 2 tablespoons salt, pepper.(al gusto) Wash spinach and discard stems. Chop the leaves. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in large saucepan, add spinach. Cover pot until spinach becomes limp. In a small saucepan melt 3 tablespoons butter and blend in the flour. Stir and cook for 2 minutes without colloring the flour. Whisk in

Zucchetti Gratin

1 kg zucchetti, 200gr onions diced, 3 garlic gloves cut in slices, 200gr tomatoes diced, 30 gr butter, salt, pepper, 50 gr brad crumbs, 100 gr grated mozarella cheese, 5 dl tomato sauce. Saute onions in butter, ad zucchetti on high heat, ad garlic salt & pepper. pour in buttered baking pan ad raw tomatoe dices on top, ad breadcrumbs pour tomatosauce over it, cheese on top and bake in

Ratatouille

1 zucchini, 1 aubergine (egg-plant), 1 green pepper, 1 tomato, 2 small onions, 1 garlic clove, 1 spoon olive oil, thyme, salt, pepper. Heat olive oil in pan, add onions and galic (finley minced) not until brown, add all vegetables washed and cut in little cubes, add salt pepper and thyme. Let simmer for 2 minutes on low heat.(optional add some tomato pureé)

B.B.Q. Vegetables

2 aubergines ( eggplants ), 2 red peppers, 2 tomatoes, 2 zucchini, 2 spoons olive oil, salt & pepper Cut cleaned vegetables in diagonal slices, add olive oil, grill shortly on BBQ season with salt and pepper, place on serving dish over salad (add parmesamo slices, optional) sprinkle with lime juice.

Risotto w/ Green Asparagus

1 pound green asparagus, 1 pound arborio ( Italian ) rice, 2 ounce butter, 1 small onion finley chopped, 1 ounce grated parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup white wine, salt & pepper to taste. Clean asparagus and blanch them in lightly salted boiling water, save the water for the rice. cut 3 inches off asparagus tips & split them in half, chop the rest of the asparagus. Fry onion lightly in

Risotto w/ Green Asparagus

1 pound green asparagus, 1 pound arborio ( Italian ) rice, 2 ounce butter, 1 small onion finley chopped, 1 ounce grated parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup white wine, salt & pepper to taste. Clean asparagus and blanch them in lightly salted boiling water, save the water for the rice. cut 3 inches off asparagus tips & split them in half, chop the rest of the asparagus. Fry onion lightly in