Ying's Best One-Dish Meals by Ying Chang Compestine

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A collection of quick, healthful, and delicious one-dish meals that include protein, high fiber carbohydrates, fresh vegetables, and more. Bonus materials include: meal-planning tips; ingredient short-cuts; grains and pasta cooking and storage guide: and pantry lists to make last-minute meals a breeze. Chapters include: Meals in a Wok; Meals in a Pot; Meals in a Hurry; Global Inspiration; Desserts in a Flash.
 

About Ying Chang Compestine

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Ying Chang Compestine grew up in China and now lives in California with her husband and son. She is the author of the young adult novel Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party, as well as several picture books for children and cookbooks for adults.
 
Published December 2, 2012 by Sellers Publishing. 128 pages
Genres: Self Help, Cooking. Non-fiction

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The wok hops off to the home of a stingy rich family whose servants fill it with food, then delivers the feast to the needy family, chanting, "Skippity-hoppity-ho!/ To the poor man's house I go."

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The beauty Nascimbene discovers in Ming Da’s suburban world—the leaves that fall around Ming Da as he practices, parade-goers scattered like confetti, the stars that accompany Ming Da and Grandpa on the way home—echoes the beauty Ming Da eventually finds in Grandpa’s tai chi poses.

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On the eve of the Chinese New Year, the Chang family prays to the Kitchen God, then prepares to make the holiday rice cakes, the ni n-gao.

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Back from The Story of Chopsticks, the Kang brothers are in for another culinary misadventure in The Story of Noodles by Ying Chang Compestine, illus.

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Heavily emphasizing the Chinese belief in balance, Compestine applies the concept to food, which she divides into cool (yin) and hot (yang) foods with neutral foods in between.

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Fresh from creating noodles and chopsticks (The Story of Noodles;

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Some dishes like beef stew or Pan-seared Salmon with Lemon-Dill Yogurt Sauce are fairly straightforward, but the bulk of the dishes are mash-ups of Asian and other cuisines: Pan-fried Tofu Salad with Green Tea and Honey Dressing, Paprika Shrimp with Turnips and Walnuts, and Spicy Thai-style Cabba...

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