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Dumpling party recipes

  • Get this dumpling party started

    Get this dumpling party started

    Homemade Asian dumplings demand a group effort -- which means a do-it-yourself dinner is a great way to bond with friends.

  • Shrimp dumplings step-by-step

    Shrimp dumplings step-by-step

  • Recipe: Seafood dumplings

    Recipe: Seafood dumplings

      Total time: 1 hour Servings: 8 (makes 32 dumplings) 1/2 pound peeled, cleaned medium Pacific shrimp 1/2 pound sea scallops 1/2 pound fresh Dungeness crab meat 1/4 cup chopped garlic or regular chives 1 tablespoon minced ginger 1 tablespoon rice wine or dry sherry 2 teaspoons tamari or soy sauce...

  • Recipe: Vegetable dumplings

    Recipe: Vegetable dumplings

      Total time: About 1 1/2 hours Servings: 8 (makes 32 dumplings) 6 dried shiitake mushrooms 1 large bunch fresh spinach, stems removed 2 large eggs Salt and pepper to taste 2 teaspoons hot sesame oil 1 cup finely diced firm tofu 6 green onions, white and green parts, finely chopped 1 tablespoon...

  • Recipe: Pork dumplings

    Recipe: Pork dumplings

      Total time: About 2 hours Servings: 8 to 12 (makes 80 dumplings) 4 cups very finely chopped nappa cabbage (about 1 1/2 pounds) Kosher salt 10 dried shiitake mushrooms 1 1/2 pounds coarsely ground pork 2 tablespoons dark sesame oil 8 green onions, green and white parts, finely chopped 2 tablespoons...

  • How dumpling wrappers stacked up

    How dumpling wrappers stacked up

    The Times tasting panel sampled dumpling skins from area supermarkets as well as Chinese, Japanese and Korean grocery stores to find the best ones.

  • Recipe: Cheater's scallion pancakes

    Recipe: Cheater's scallion pancakes

      Total time: 30 minutes Servings: 8 to 10 Note: Adapted from "Tom Douglas' Seattle Kitchen." The pancakes can be assembled an hour in advance, wrapped in plastic wrap and refrigerated until ready to fry. 1 large egg 2 teaspoons chile sesame oil Scant 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 (8-inch) flour tortillas...

  • Recipe: Five-spice snickerdoodles

    Recipe: Five-spice snickerdoodles

    Total time: About 1 hour Servings: 5 dozen cookies 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature 1 1/2 cups sugar plus 3 tablespoons sugar, divided 2 large eggs 2 3/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 3 tablespoons five-spice powder 1. Heat the...

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