Archive for the ‘Wok Cooking’ Category

postheadericon Chap Chae (Korean Noodles)

I just went with some friends to the incredible Chosun Galbee for Korean BBQ and a night of karaoke in LA’s Koreatown a couple of weeks ago and it inspired me to repost this gem.  Before I belted out my signature karaoke songs, Super Star by The Carpenters and White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane, I [...]

postheadericon Pepper Steak

Growing up in the Midwest, most of my friends considered their mom’s meatloaf or pot roast to be the ultimate comfort food after a crummy day at school or losing a track meet (something that never applied to me because I was more of the marching band clarinet type rather than athlete type.  I know, [...]

postheadericon How to make Beef With Broccoli

postheadericon Beef with Broccoli

We just launched my Chef Katie You Tube Channel.  Hooray!  I wanted to share the latest and greatest video with you -Beef with Broccoli – so click and take a peek.  We’ll be posting a new fresh and fabulous Asian cooking video every week so please subscribe and learn how to cook with me!  We’d love your [...]

postheadericon Sweet and Sour Chicken

“Without the sour, the sweet wouldn’t be as sweet.”  I just love that quote.  We’ve had our share of sour lately (I won’t go into it but we were left nanny-less in the middle of throwing several book launch parties).  In the scheme of things though (especially after hearing about the hurricane in the Philipines), [...]

postheadericon Kimchi Fried Rice

Looking to add a little kick to your everyday weeknight dinner?  Kimchi, also spelled kimchee or gimchi, is a traditional fermented Korean side dish made of cabbage with a variety of seasonings.  Kimchi is one of the pillars of Korean cuisine and you can find it at Asian markets and some grocery stores in the [...]

postheadericon Srircha Honey Chicken Wings

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love Srircha sauce.  With its signature green cap and rooster featured on the bottle, Srircha sauce was named after the coastal city of Si Racha in the Chonburi province of Thailand.  It is a simple paste made with chili peppers, distilled vinegar, garlic, sugar and salt.  It is spicy [...]

postheadericon Shrimp Fried Rice

I remember coming home from cross country ski practice with a ravenous appetite.  Yep, I grew up in Minnesota and I often cross country skied to school during snow storms.  I was terrible and won “Most Improved” at the end of the school year, a title they made up just for me!  On many of [...]

postheadericon Mongolian Beef

I spent this morning pretending to be Princess Leia while my almost 5 year-old son Dylan wielded a pretend light saber (it was my Swiffer handle).  It was the only way I could get him to eat his bagel with cream cheese.  From Star Wars to Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Samurai, Dylan is obsessed with [...]

postheadericon Easy Chicken with Broccoli Stir-fry

Is it just me or is this a crazy week?  I’m gearing up for my cooking demo at the White House!  If you haven’t heard, I’ve been invited by City of Hope to do a cooking demonstration at the White House for the 135th Easter Egg Roll on  Monday, April 1st.  Make sure to follow [...]

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