Monthly Archives: April 2010

Ground pork and tofu

I’ve always loved mabo tofu, the Sichuan tofu and ground meat dish that’s both spicy and numbing in its true form, which contains both chili peppers and Sichuan peppercorns. Many of my friends cannot tolerate the “mala” characterictic of Sichuan cooking – … Continue reading

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Costco’s chocolate-covered caramel apple

I like plain sweets and have a fondness for soft caramel, so when I saw this choco-covered Granny Smith caramel apple at Costco last week I almost swooned.   There is no way I was not going to buy this thing … Continue reading

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