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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Pot Sticker Night with Carrot Ice Cream - YUM!

The boys have been studying ancient China and I finally went to the oriental grocery for the pot sticker wrappers. We had a blast last night. :) I mixed up some ingredients we had like mushrooms, kale, basil, cilantro, tofu, soy sauce all in the food processor. I dusted a big pan with corn starch and set the boys to work. They were the BEST pot sticker makers in the world. :)

First you spoon some filling onto your little circle of dough.

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Then you wet one end of the dough with your brush.

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And then with your super cuteness you fold them over and crimp them. :)

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I told you, they rocked at this!

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All done...now how did the cornstarch end up on his nose and lips????

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We did some in the pan with a little oil and water to steam and fry at the same time. And we also made some in the steamer for a dumpling texture. Matthew even made this YUM-O red sauce. It was good you guys.

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While we were eating Remy declared that this was the BEST dinner ever!

I finished the meal with carrot and pistachio ice cream. Waiting is the HARDEST part. :) Guys, this was the best ice cream I have ever made. I made a red bean one one time this past July...but carrot ice cream is now my favorite. We have a juicer and so I juiced my own carrots and the fresh carroty flavor...let's just say I almost passed out it was so delicious. That first bite was like falling in love.

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Hope we didn't make you too hungry. ;)

6 comments:

Rhonda said...

Pot stickers, Yum!!! They look delicious. Carrot and Pistachio ice cream? I have never in my life heard of this. Well I love carrots and I love pistachios, so I am sure that I would like it.

Mama Teaching 2 said...

Rhonda, you would love it! SOOOOooo, delish!

Mamaclsn said...

I am drooling.

Sherri said...

That does look yummy!! I love how nicely you always arrange your food.
I am still up at 12:40. I hope you are sleeping!

Britwife said...

The potstickers look amazing! I love those.
Carrot ice cream? I love carrots - but I'm not sure that I'd like it sweet (and cold). Did it taste like carrot? Or was it more of a spicy (like cinnamon or nutmeg) taste? I do give you many points for being adventureous!

Heather the Mama Duk said...

Those potstickers look fantastic. The carrot ice cream... not sure on that one lol