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Curious About Cumin

0000002Cumin in Chinese Food It was just the other night when we dined at Red Tiger Dumpling House in Stony Brook that I first encountered the use of cumin in Chinese food.  We asked the waiter about it, and it just made me more curious to learn more about this fascinating spice called cumin. It’s not just used in Indian ...

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[REVIEW] Red Tiger Dumpling House, Stony Brook

Red Tiger Dumpling House

1000600Review of Red Tiger Dumpling House Almost like a mirage appearing amidst the miles and miles of strip malls, big box stores, shopping malls, gas stations, fancy steak houses, and a Duane Reade, we found a hidden oasis just off of Rte 347 in Stony Brook.   Ever since we got turned on to Soup Dumplings at Joe’s Shanghai in ...

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Chinese Food and the Movies

0300000Chinese Food and Movies Well, two out of three ain’t bad.  I find that when eating Chinese food such as spare ribs, reading a book become well near impossible.  So, let’s instead talk about the perfect marriage of Chinese food and the movies, shall we? There have been numerous movies where Chinese food played a somewhat prominent position. Some of ...

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10 Minutes!

10 Minutes? EVERY time I call in for Chinese food at a Chinese take-out restaurant they always say it will be ready in 10 minutes. Here's how they do it!

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