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Lo Mein | Recipe

In terms of complete meals, you won’t find many dishes more complete than Cantonese style lo mein. Carbs, vegetables, protein, happiness — This lo mein has everything you need to survive. It’s also handy with hangover recovery. This is a simple recipe and relatively quick (about 45 minutes total). Before we get started, fix yourself a green drank, because cooking should be fun. Here’s what you’ll need: 1 package of stir fry noodles (found in the Asian section of the grocery) 1 lb. of pork cutlet 2 carrots 1 handful of snow peas 2 green onion stalks 1 can water chestnuts (found in the Asian section of the grocery) 1 can bamboo shoots (found in the Asian section of the grocery) 1 shiitake mushroom(optional) Garlic 1/2  white onion 1 small clove ginger Soy sauce Sesame oil Chili oil (optional) First, you’ll want to prep all the ingredients to make cooking easier. Slice the meat into thin 1.5-inch strips. Same with the carrots, snow peas, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, shiitake mushroom, green onion, ginger and white onion. Dice up the garlic …

Green Drank Recipe

For when you’ve had a tough Monday, or it’s hot out, or you just need a friggin’ drink. Ingredients OYO White Rye Whiskey Sparkling Water Lemon Honey Fresh Mint Ice Directions Add 1 part whiskey to a glass. Cut out a slice of lemon, squeeze the juice into the glass then toss the slice in. Add 5-6 mint leaves and 2 teaspoons of honey. Use a spoon to muddle everything together. Add 2.5 parts sparkling water. Stir until it bubbles. Add ice. Add a mint leaf and a slice of lemon to garnish.Cheers!

Salt ‘n Pepa Shrimp | Recipe

  Salt and Pepa’s here, and we’re in effect! That’s right, today’s dish is in honor of the popular 90’s musical duo. These shrimps are the perfect finger food for any holiday gathering. It’s a super popular dish in Southern Chinese cuisine, and is a good blend of Asian and American flavors. The unique thing about Salt n’ Pepa Shrimp is that it still has the shell on it. This helps to retain flavor and moisture while adding some crunch to the dish. Prepare to try something new! Here’s what you’ll need to push it…. push it real good: 1 lb. of raw shrimp (with the shell still on) Olive oil Salt Pepper Flour Garlic Onion Cilantro Ginger (optional) Chili oil or Jalapenos (optional) 1. First, you’ll want to wash your shrimp. DO NOT remove the shells. The purpose of this is to trap the flavor and moisture while cooking. When they’re done, the shell will actually be quite edible. Lightly dab the shrimp with a paper towel. You want them to be slightly moist, but not wet. Heh heh. …