Nuoc Mam Ot (Spicy Fish Sauce)

By: cheftindy | 7 Comments | | Category: Sauces | Tags : , , , ,

                      “Staple sauce of the Vietnamese culture as a dip and sauce for many appetizers and entrees. Can also be referred to as nuoc cham (dip sauce)” Cindy says:  This is Toan’s Famous Nuoc Mam Recipe.  It’s definitely “legit” as... more

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Chicken and Beef Bouillon

By: cheftindy | 1 Comment | | Category: Favorite Things | Tags : , ,

I found a healthy alternative to Chicken Bouillon cubes (usually has msg). These awesome large size Better Than Bouillon Chicken and Beef Broth containers. I usually buy the organic cartons in bulk (Pacific brand at Costco) unless Sprouts has a sale on their brand. The cheapest Ive found is $1.50... more

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New Years 2012 Day Quick Breakfast

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Eggs, Tips and Tricks | Tags : ,

                Everyone has leftovers. We tend to have random items in the refrigerator we dont want to see go to waste. Today we woke up on the first day of 2012 hungry…. so we found the following things in the fridge: 2 loaves... more

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Happy New Year 2012

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Uncategorized

A new year…..a new project! Thanks for visiting our page.  We hope that through Chef Tindy we will be able to share our love of food, new recipes and tips on cooking with you. Toan and I are very excited for the opportunity to collaborate with friends and family on... more

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Gma’s Chao Ga (Chicken Congee – Rice Soup)

By: cheftindy | 1 Comment | | Category: Congee, Poultry, Soup | Tags : , , ,

Gma’s Chao Ga (Chicken Congee – Rice Soup) Serves 8-10   Grandma often used to make this for us on cold winter nights and is also a traditional breakfast meal in many Asian countries.  It’s a comfort meal that can feed a large group of people with very little rice.... more

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Basic Tips

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Tips and Tricks | Tags : ,

Here are some basic tips for the new home chefs out there: Own one sharp kitchen knife.  All knives, no matter how expensive, need sharpening, so remember to keep it maintained. Stock up on your favorite supplies:  1 large skillet & lid, 1 medium size pot, 2 cutting boards (one for veggies/one... more

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