Ok, so I've been on my own for the past month or so. (Ying and Bonnie come back on July 1st. Yay!) Anyway, I've been able to eat pretty well. Quick is the key. But I didn't want to eat a frozen lean cuisine every night so I had no choice but to learn to make some edible stuff .... Here's what I made tonight:
Yay! Yam Leaves and dumplings. You can't get more Asian than that. Ok, so I need to work on the presentation part. But it sure tasted good!
I said quick was the key. Those were frozen dumplings from Ranch 99. While the dumplings were boiling, I cooked the veggies. They were ready at the same time. Total time in kitchen was under 20 minutes. Not bad eh?
And a few weeks ago I made steak:
I followed this tip on salting the steak, covering it all over with a thick layer of salt and letting it sit for 15 minutes. Then I washed off the salt and pan fried it. Turned out just right! I've had steak this way at least once a week for the past few weeks.
So yeah, I'm starting to get the hang of this cooking thing. Even so, I'm glad that Ying will be back in a week :)