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Grace Young

  • Recipe

    Steamed Ginger Custard

    This quick, silky steamed custard is a delicious way to end a festive Lunar New Year menu. Combining the custard ingredients in a 4-cup liquid measuring cup makes it easy…

  • Recipe

    Three Tea-Cup Chicken

    This updated take on a classic Jiangxi recipe has come a long way from its folk origins, which called for a teacup each of rice wine, soy sauce, and sesame…

  • Recipe

    Chive Scallops with Chinese Sausage

    In Chinese tradition, scallops, whose shells look like money, represent good fortune, so they're auspicious to serve for the Lunar New Year. Ask your fishmonger for scallops that are similar…

  • How to Cook in a Wok
    How-To

    The Wonder of a Wok

    The key to making the best stir-fry is using the right pan. Wok guru Grace Young explains how this kitchen essential works its culinary magic.

  • Farmer's Market Stir Fry
    Recipe

    Farmers’ Market Spicy Vegetable Stir-Fry

    When you stir-fry with seasonal vegetables, there’s not much you need to add to the pan. High heat and quick cooking accentuate the flavors and textures of the veggies. Feel…

  • Kung Pao Chicken
    Recipe

    Kung Pao Chicken

    Sichuan peppercorns give this dish a distinct citrusy aroma and earthy flavor. In this stir-fry, I like to use Big Red Pao or Hanyuan Sichuan Pepper.

  • Sweet and Sour Pork
    Recipe

    Sweet and Sour Pork with Fresh Pineapple

    Every stir-fry should be served immediately, but it’s even more important when the stir-fry contains fresh pineapple. The fruit adds sweetness and tropical flavor, but it contains bromelain, an enzyme…

  • Stir-Fried Garlic Shrimp
    Recipe

    Stir-Fried Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes and Basil

    The Italian flavors of this stir-fry prove that a wok isn't just for Chinese cooking. It’s essential to pat the shrimp dry with paper towels before cooking. Any excess moisture…

  • Recipe

    Yangchow Fried Rice

    Yangchow fried rice is one of the classic dishes served at a Chinese banquet, customarily toward the end of the meal. The dish originated in eastern China, in Yangchow, but…

  • Recipe

    Stir-Fried Chili Scallops with Baby Bok Choy

    This is a simple, elegant stir-fry, perfect for entertaining. Scallops have a delicate flavor that is complemented by strong seasonings; in this recipe chili bean sauce, ginger, and garlic bring…

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