Broccoli Salad

November 15th, 2012 in Events, Feast of Nations 0 comments

Emily A. is bringing broccoli salad. It is better than it sounds! — Family favorite with homemade dressing. Just to add a little balance to all the desserts!

 

We will need a lot of balance Saturday afternoon.

Baklava

November 14th, 2012 in Events, Feast of Nations 0 comments

Chong P. is bringing Baklava—Turkish sweet pastry filled with chopped pistachios and syrup.

 

Now this is really getting into the spirit of the celebration!

Mushrooms Supreme

November 14th, 2012 in Events, Feast of Nations 0 comments

Bernie L. is bringing mushrooms supreme (a family favorite). Fresh succulent mushrooms, sauteed, and served in a beef gravy with melted Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs.

We ran out of two trays last year! I’d call it a side-dish, but I have been known to eat a plateful of just this. Bernie’s  sister makes him send her a casserole dish of it every Thanksgiving.

Spicy Cauliflower with Meat

November 14th, 2012 in Events, Feast of Nations 0 comments

Mengjie D. is bringing stir fried cauliflower together with meat. It is salty and a little spicy.

 

Good thing we have FitRec…

Chocolate Brownies

November 14th, 2012 in Events, Feast of Nations 0 comments

Sookyoung L. is bringing a global favorite—brownies.

 

Just think of all the work we will get done by not having to eat for a few days after this event.

Mini Pumpkin Pies

November 14th, 2012 in Events, Feast of Nations 0 comments

Megan M. is bringing something that is always a family favorite… pumpkin pie. Megan tells us that she, “recently discovered the way to make individual pumpkin pies in muffin tins!”

 

This is great information for apartment dwellers.

Broccoli and Shrimp

November 14th, 2012 in Events, Feast of Nations 0 comments

Yawei Z. is making broccoli and shrimp.

 

Is anybody else starting to drool?

Cola Chicken Wings

November 13th, 2012 in Events, Feast of Nations 0 comments

Ivy Z. is bringing cola chicken wings, a dish that is quite popular in China. It uses soy sauce and cola to braise chicken wings.

 

This dish sounds very interesting. It opens up a whole new source of ingredients for recipes.

Kung Pao Chicken

November 13th, 2012 in Events, Feast of Nations 0 comments

Wen T. is coming with kung pao chicken: stir-fried chicken cubes with dried red pepper, cucumber, carrot, with a mix of sour, sweet and spicy tastes.

 

Who else is getting hungry?

Egg Fried Rice

November 12th, 2012 in Events, Feast of Nations 0 comments

Sophia L. and Qilin Y. are bringing traditional Chinese egg fried rice which is a staple of home cooking.

Wow! Tag-team cooking…