Author Archives: Norma Chang

About Norma Chang

I am the author/publisher of 2 user-friendly Chinese cookbooks: "My Students' Favorite Chinese Recipes (updated edition)" and "Wokking Your Way to Low Fat Cooking" A gardener who enjoys cooking and eating and loves to think outside the box A garden volunteer at Locust Grove Heritage Vegetable Garden Conduct hands-on cooking workshops for teenagers Conduct cultural programs for children and family Conduct healthy cooking classes for adults

Only In New York

Have wanted to organize my photos for a long, long time and it was on my 2014 end-of-year-to-do list, but never got done because I was not feeling up to par. Now that I am feeling a lot better decided … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, February 23, 2015 – Sprouting Adzuki Beans

Was not going to publish a post today as I was annoyed at myself for spilling my 2nd batch of successfully sprouted adzuki bean before I took photos. No sprouts no new recipe. After I calmed down, realized there is … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, February 16, 2015 – New Varieties + Snow

This is going to be an exciting gardening year. Every year I grow something new in my garden. But this year I will be trialling more new crops than previous years. All 3 are so different in appearance. Very beautiful! … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, February 9, 2015 – Hardy Thyme + A No Recipe Stew

Today’s post is a very short one. This past week I tried to sprout adzuki beans, but for some reason the beans are not sprouting. Went to the health food store to buy a new batch of organic adzuki beans … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, February 2, 2015 – Growing Mung Bean Sprouts (Reblogged)

I am back!!!!! Miss you all and missed a lot of posts. Will try to catch up. Had planned to resume blogging in January, but nothing was going as planned. Started the year feeling very tired and unmotivated. Was blaming … Continue reading

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