Thursday, November 22, 2012

Aunt Lori's Sausage Stuffing

1 pkg pork sausage in the tube casing
1 pkg Turkey flavored stuffing mix
1/2 stick of margarine or butter
1 large onion finely chopped
6 stalks of finely chopped celery
6-8 pieces if toast cubed

Saute onions, celery, sausage in butter for 15 minutes add 1 cup of water.

Mix stuffing mix and toast together.

Add onion, celery, and sausage; mix well.

Bake at 250 for 25 minutes.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Garlic Noodles

Garlic Noodles

3 teaspoons minced garlic cloves
3 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons white vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons red chili pepper flakes
2 teaspoons canola oil
1 lb fresh Chinese noodles or 1 lb vermicelli
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
4 ounces cantonese stir-fry sauce (see recipe below)
1 japanese cucumbers or 1 English cucumber
2 teaspoons chopped cilantro
cantonese sauce
3/4 cup water
1 teaspoon chicken base, powder (no MSG)
1 teaspoon sugar
2 teaspoons shaohsing wine or 2 teaspoons sherry wine
1 teaspoon oyster sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cornstarch

Cook pasta. Rinse and cool down. Set aside. Toss in red chile flakes and cilantro.
Wash cucumber. Slice diagonally into 1/4" thick slices. Slice into strips. Set aside.
Heat wok thoroughly, add oil, then minced garlic. Stir fry briefly. Do not burn garlic or it will take on an acrid smell and taste. (If this happens, throw it out and start over.).
Add sugar and vinegar.
Add noodle to wok, stirring and tossing to mix until noodle is heated through.
Place on plates and surround with cucumber strips.