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Stuffed Squash a la Wok Star Style

The three elements to delicious food are flavor, texture, color in that order and this Stuffed Squash a la Wok Star style is the perfect dish! Impress your friends with this dish… TECHNIQUE IS KEY… So, I wanted to do a festive dish for the holidays and of course squash came to mind. I love…

How to Tame a Smoky Wok

Six reasons why your cast iron wok gets smoky and how to tame it! I’m only referring to the lightweight cast iron woks that folks have purchased from me, so you’ll know what to do. No cause for alarm. Here are possible reasons why smoking can happen… 1.  fermented ingredients like tamari when it touches…

Tips For Using Wok on a Gas Stove

You want SIZZLE not FIZZLE! I think I coined a new phrase. Wok Stars, it’s a no brainer to use your wok on your gas stove, right? Well, I’ve got 3 tips to help you succeed even more! Wok Stars, if you’re frustrated with your heat output, please take 2 photos like the ones below…

6 Tips To Help You Be More Creative with Dinners!

I always get asked how I come up with my dishes? So, I’d like to post my dinners while they’re fresh in my mind and may be quite random. Sometimes I have a clear vision, sometimes I don’t know till I plate! My advice? Consider yourself an artist with a palette to create a ‘painting’!…

Why Grill and Stir Fry in one dinner?

Even though I teach easy, healthy, one-dish wok meals, here’s a simple weeknight dinner idea that will make you a rock star and that’s to grill and stir fry in one dinner!  Grilling a batch of protein is a very efficient way to produce many meals.  While the grill is going, fry up some veggies. …

3 Ingredient Broccolini

Blanching in a wok is the fastest, easiest method to cook vegetables that have hard stems and when you have a lot of them!  A wok is a perfect vessel, it has a wide opening and deep reservoir to hold the water and quantity of vegetables. Alternatively, use a wide deep pot if you don’t…