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Stir-fried Beef and Broccoli Recipe, Shanghai Style, from Cliff Garstang

My book, What the Zhang Boys Know, is about a widower from Shanghai who is struggling to care for his two young boys in their home in Washington, D.C. One of his solutions to his predicament is to bring his father, also a widower, from Shanghai to help. It turns out that the grandfather is […]

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Barnsley-Style Pork Chops Recipe from Paul Harris

This dish is aimed at achieving two things. Firstly, it is the very OPPOSITE of food on the campaign trail. Campaigns run on pizza, burgers and coffee and very little else. Working on a campaign is a sure fire way of putting on 20 pounds. And that is before you factor in all the campaign […]

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Fresh Trout in an Iron Skillet Recipe by L.L. Nielsen

Dina has been ill and meals have become her least favorite time of day until she meets Gil, a rugged cowboy who invites her on a picnic. She finds she can enjoy fresh fish prepared in Gil’s old iron skillet.  His culinary abilities are quite angelic and, despite her illness, she begins to feel new […]

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