A hearty borscht recipe made with beef stew meat and onion sautéed in a roux and slow cooked in homemade beef bone broth, this Shanghai-style beef borscht makes a delicious comfort meal on a chilly day.
You know when you and your significant other meet someone together for the first time, often, you will be asked a question at some point to break the ice – how did you guys meet? If this question is asked by a couple or someone who has mentioned about his/her significant other, it’s easy toCustom read more text
It’s September, but it’s still almost 90 degrees every day here in Florida. This time next month, Han and I will be back in Shanghai, China for a while, where we can definitely feel the season of fall.
Last week, I asked you about your preferred slow cooker recipes. You guys did a great job on coming up some of the most creative ideas EVER. I LOVE it!!! Let’s see – we have got classic roasted chicken, hearty beef stew, lamb stew, pulled pork, pot roast, lentil soup, French onion soup, Korean braisedCustom read more text
It’s been two weeks since we moved from North California to North Florida. Boy! Life is so so different here. Having lived in Shanghai and San Francisco for the most part of my life, I considered myself a city girl. The transition from Shanghai to San Francisco wasn’t too bad because both cities offer superCustom read more text
Loaded with vegetables, sausage, and lentils, this hearty slow cooked Sausage Lentil Soup is extremely savory and healthy! Get the recipe now.
Han and I had this conversation about excitement the other day. He asked me what I would feel excited about besides going to those places on my bucket list, such as climbing Kilimanjaro in Africa. “I am excited to watch you eating whenever I cook something new and hear what you think about the food.”Custom read more text
If you ask me what type of comfort food I like the most, I would tell you that it’s soup, without any hesitation. Good soup is not only comforting and hearty, but also could be a fantastic meal alone. This Thai Vegetable Soup that I am about to share with you is a perfect example!Custom read more text
When I was still in China 6 months ago, people warned me that I would definitely get fat living in the States. I had my doubts, and secretly told myself I wouldn’t let that happen. The truth is that I have to work out twice as hard as I used to in an exchange forCustom read more text
I remember people telling me before I moved here, that it gets cold in San Francisco during summer time. It didn’t really make sense to me until now – my first summer in SF. It’s definitely chillier than a couple of months before. There is even an obvious temperature difference in different areas of theCustom read more text