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Mu Shu Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Mu Shu Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This is a wonderful recipe, with the same flavor profile of Mu Shu Pork offered in most Asian restaurants. Although usually offered as an appetizer, I prefer to serve them as a main course. Ingredients 2 tbsp. lower-sodium soy sauce 1 tbsp.

Greek-Style Chicken Wraps

You may want to substitute white flour tortillas for whole wheat and use grilled chicken tenders for the wraps. Ingredients 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved 3 tbsp. pitted Kalamata olives, coarsely chopped 2 tbsp. crumbled feta cheese 1½ tbsp.
A culinary exploration of wraps

A culinary exploration of wraps

Food wraps . A modern culinary invention? Most of us probably think so, since in recent times they have appeared more and more on restaurant menus.
Uni Sushi, delightful and delicious

Uni Sushi, delightful and delicious

Uni Sushi brings Modern Japanese to the heart of Downtown Plano Why face traffic driving to Dallas’ Uptown, when Plano’s downtown has so many great restaurants with an equally cool vibe? Uni Sushi is one such restaurant.
City of Plano’s new party pop-up trailer

City of Plano’s new party pop-up trailer

Party planning is easier and more exciting with the City of Plano’s new Pop-up Trailer.
Choclava with Frozen Yogurt

Choclava with Frozen Yogurt

This is another recipe I’ve been making for years; I think I may have gotten it from Better Homes & Gardens magazine, which I’ve subscribed to for years and years.

Blender Chocolate Mousse

This is so easy to make, and has a pudding-like consistency that is very pleasant. The following recipe makes 6-8 servings. INGREDIENTS 4 large eggs, room temperature 2 Tbsp. brandy 1 (12-oz.) pkg. semi-sweet chocolate morsels 3 Tbsp.
The Devil-Made-Me-Do-It Bundt Cake

The Devil-Made-Me-Do-It Bundt Cake

I’m not sure where I got this recipe from originally, most likely off a box of cake mix. It’s pretty foolproof as long as you prep your bundt pan properly. The addition of the pudding and sour cream help make this a very moist cake.
Eddie’s Napolis is unpretentiously upscale

Eddie’s Napolis is unpretentiously upscale

In a shopping center anchored by a Kroger grocery store, across from a McDonald’s and a Dairy Queen, is a small Italian restaurant that serves some of the finest food we have ever enjoyed at a diva lunch.
Recipe: “My Secret” Herb Butter

Recipe: “My Secret” Herb Butter

This infused softened butter is great atop freshly grilled steaks or chicken, as well as spread on cooked vegetables or artisan bread. The following recipe makes about 1 cup.