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TAMALES

It’s holiday season and one of the best traditions here in Houston is for Hispanic families to come together and make TAMALES!  A few years ago, I had the opportunity to make tamales with a Mexican family.  They bought already-made masa and by the time I got there, I only got to be a part…

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Roots & Wings: A Story of Giving Thanks

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about where I come from.  It is a bit sad that it took forty years for me to really, truly wonder what it must have been like . . . this aged, black and white scene I carry in the back of my memories about Vietnam, about the island…

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Spicy Szechuan Chicken

#9 Spicy Chicken please!  We are creatures of habit.  Once you find a dish you love from your neighborhood chinese delivery place, you tend not to stray too far from what you know you love! At Mala Sichuan Bistro, the spicy dry chili chicken dish is intoxicatingly good!  At FuFu’s Cafe, the spicy chicken is…