Chinese Almond Cookies

Chinese Almond Cookies

This Sunday I am turning over to my Hubbies Grandmother Lee . For her Almond Cookie recipes. Almond cookies resemble coins, so people make or buy them to bring good economic fortune. Maa Maa ( Grandmother) cookie recipe: 1 1/3 cups almond flour, lightly packed1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubesPinch kosher salt2 large eggs, divided1 teaspoon almond extract1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar1/2 teaspoon baking sodaThinly sliced almonds, [...]

Lisa Book Shelf : Children books

Lisa Book Shelf : Children books

Today at the Library - I am sharing about Chinese New Year with the kids. With the Olympics in China it's a great way to introduced kids to a new culture. So grab a book and join us at the Library.... Lisa The 5 Rescue Pups rescue Chinese New Year! Join Bella, Maggie, Squirt, Luke, [...]

Chinese New Year Crafts

Chinese New Year Crafts

Today on my Craft Table I am making crafts for Chinese New Year . Paper Plate tiger : Year of the Tiger paper plateorange paintblack paint eyes Paint plate and let dry. Add Tiger stripes and glue on Eyes. Fan paper plate -cut in 1/2paint string and sticks Cut paper plate in half. Paint and [...]

Road Trip Time with Lisa and Tom

Road Trip Time  with Lisa and Tom

Happy Thursday ! And one of our families favorite place to shop is the Asian market. This one in Lafayette, La. is a great place to shop for all of your Chinese New Year needs.... Lisa Shopping at the Asian market: Some of my favorite things to buy at the market: Spices. The Asian market [...]

CROCKPOT SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN

CROCKPOT SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN

February 01, 2022 Happy Chinese New Year!    For the sauce: ¼ cup soy sauce⅓ cup honey⅓ cup ketchup1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon ground ginger For the chicken: 1 ½ lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced into 1" chunks½ cup cornstarch1 tablespoon oil1 red bell pepper1 orange bell pepper1 yellow bell pepper1 (15 oz) can pineapple chunks in 100% juice (do not drain) In a medium bowl, whisk together all sauce ingredients until well combined. Set [...]

Lisa Food blog : Easy Fried Rice

Lisa Food blog : Easy Fried Rice

Kung Hei Fat Choi! ! Happy Chinese New Year and Today it's time for my hubby to share his easy Pork Fried Rice. He grew up in the restruant industry so he's a great cook. 2 cups cold cooked white rice3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided2 Eggs 1 onion finely diced 8 ounces of ground pork ( or leftover cooked [...]

Mondays : Coffee Break

Mondays : Coffee Break

This Monday starts a busy week for our family as Chinese New Year -goes into Valentine's Day into Mardi Gras next Tuesday. I am busy with making some fun crafts and great recipes to share the joy of the holidays. This weekend we are picking our son from college and visiting the Asian market for [...]

Happy Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year

One of the holiday's my family celebrates is Chinese Hew Year . With fu family activities and good food. But what do you know about the holiday? The holiday is also called "Spring Festival". It is a festival for 1/4 of the world's population. Though in winter, Chinese call their New Year holidays 'Spring Festival' [...]