Beef Chow Mein

I was driving in my car the other day, and Werewolves of London by Warren Zevon came on the radio, and it gave me a few ideas.  Since I don’t really like Pina Coladas, and I think it’s rude to mutilate little old ladies, I settled on Beef Chow Mein. Depending on which Chinese food menu you…

Red Cabbage Moo Shu

Moo Shu is one of our favourite Chinese takeout items because it’s not nearly as greasy as a lot of the other dishes, and it is loaded with vegetables. Traditionally, this dish uses Napa cabbage, and it is commonly served with shrimp, pork, beef, or chicken. Tonight, we’re mixing it up a little and using…

Hot and Sour Soup

A staple on any Chinese takeout menu, this soup is surprisingly easy to make at home. This is great news for a few reasons, but the main one is you can easily make it conform to your tastes. For example, you can play with the hot vs sour ratios and swap out any ingredients you’re…

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Have you ever been in the mood for Chinese food, but not been in the mood for the greasiness or the calories? Try this one! In the spirit of full disclosure, it’s not quite the same…but it’s still excellent, and it can be highly customized by adding any of your favourite veggies or proteins (shrimp…