1 small head Napa cabbage (about 1 1/2 pounds)
2 large leeks (about 1 pound), white and light green parts only, sliced lengthwise, rinsed, and drained
1 1/2 tablespoons olive or canola oil
2 1/2 tablespoons peeled and minced fresh ginger
6 to 8 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and thinly sliced
1/4 cup rice wine or sake
14 ounces very firm tofu, halved crosswise and each half cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices
8 cups or 2 cartons (32 ounces each) chicken or vegetable broth, preferably low-sodium
2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch mixed with 1/4 cup water
4 1/2 tablespoons Chinese black vinegar or Worcestershire sauce, or more to taste
3 tablespoons soy sauce, or to taste
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 large egg, lightly beaten
Variations: Add 1 cup shredded carrots for extra color and 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes for additional spiciness. Substitute 6 to 8 dried black mushrooms or 1 1/4 ounces dried porcini mushrooms for the fresh shiitakes. Rinse and soften in hot water to cover, reserving the broth. (You can extend the broth with additional water and use in place of vegetable broth or add to chicken broth for extra flavor.) Trim the mushroom stems or tough ends, discard, and use the caps as above.
Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.
Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …
Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …
Lots of recipes call for melted chocolate. Follow these step-by-step instructions to do it properly.
Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …
Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …
Learn how to make a chocolate lover's favorite treat: the classic truffle made from smooth chocolate ganache.
It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.
Get our take on the best in food news, recipes and more from around the web, including the best Valentine's Day recipes.