Category Archives: Thanksgiving

Bazi Miami, Asian Thanksgiving

Peking Turkey for Thanksgiving? Yep, you heard right. Bazi Miami, an Asian-inspired restaurant in South Beach opened by an Italian Chef was offering an Asian Thanksgiving and I fell for it.  A pretty daring challenge since duck is a very fatty bird and turkey is not!  If you’ve never had Peking Duck, it’s all about…



Thanksgiving Leftovers with Asian Spin

What to do with all the leftovers from Thanksgiving?  Give them an Asian spin and wok them!  I often do that. It’s fun to repurpose food. Leftovers like turkey, boiled or roasted brussel sprouts, chestnuts that didn’t make it into the  stuffing, even stuffing and calabaza, squash or sweet potatoes are perfect candidates for a…



NOVEMBER EVENTS (Updated)

 Just UPDATED with Hurricane Sandy Relief Dinner & Auction, November 18, see below! Keep checking back for Updates  or subscribe to the feed!  BURGER LISCIOUS! Thursday, November 8 Think this poster speaks for itself!  Have some for me.   RAMBLE, A GARDEN FESTIVAL Friday, Nov.9-11 Tropical Fairchild Garden The Ramble is a blend of old…



Wok Star’s Thanksgiving Duck

Breaking Thanksgiving tradition with Crispy Roast Duck… Baby bok choy, sugar snap peas, red bell pepper, scallions. I cheated and microwaved sweet potato.   Just leave all your veggies on a large chopping board, saves washing up dishes.Go straight from board to wok.   I love my cast iron wok and portable butane gas stove…



Pre-Thanksgiving Twist

I’m not sure why I bought turkey just before Thanksgiving, I think in my head I had set my heart on Roast Duck but got turkey for some Pre-Thanksgiving with a Twist: Asian flavors on the turkey and a stir fry veggie side. I never buy a whole turkey, it’s too overwhelming to deal with…



Thanksgiving with Asian Twist

Spicy, hoisin turkey, stir fried brussel sprouts, endamame, Chinese mushrooms, red bell and stuffing with cranberries and turkey gravy. I kept getting asked if I was going to ‘wok’ my turkey. No, but I did give our Thanksgiving an Asian Twist this year! We had a cozy dinner for two and my game plan went…