Take-out Fake-out

Take-out Fake-out: PF Chang’s Mongolian Beef

Mongolian Beef

There are just some dishes I don’t think about making at home because there are plenty of times when going out is just plain worth it – especially considering someone else gets to do the dishes! Like sushi. While we do make sushi at home occasionally, I like that at a restaurant I can order […]

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Take-out Fake-out: Potstickers


The potsticker is one of my husband’s favorite Asian dishes. There is only one restaurant on our regularly-considered list of dining establishments that serves potstickers – and unfortunately, since the Texas heat doesn’t exactly provide the ideal climate for the Money Tree to grow wild, it’s a bit pricey and hard to justify for a […]

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Take-out Fake-out: California Rolls

California Rolls

Sometimes the best way to get into the water is to accept that it’s going to be cold and dive right in. Other times call for the more gradual dip-your-toes-in-first method. The latter is how I see my husbands experience with sushi (I fall somewhere in between). He’s not a big fan of the raw […]

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Take-out Fake-out: Pork Fried Rice

Pork fried rice

Eating out has its benefits: someone else gets to take out the garbage and do the dishes. Eating out has its downfalls: it’s gets pricey and there is no way to control how much fat goes into the dish. A recent study conducted by the Center for Science in the Public Interest called to attention […]

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