Birmingham, Chinese food, Chinese-American Food History, Cooking, food, Fortune Cookies, New York City, Tall & Handsome, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Kung Pau USA, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Kung Pau USA By Beverly Hicks Burch Tell the children to leave the room. Their eyes just may be too young and tender to read and accept the following…the Fortune Cookie is not Chinese. If you travel to mainland China, good chances are, you will have a hard time finding a fortune cookie. In Hong… Continue reading Kung Pau USA, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Beef, Chinese food, Cooking, food, Meat, recipes, Vegetables

Bev Burch’s Beef and Broccoli, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Bev Burch’s Beef and Broccoli Real Chinese-American Food By Beverly Hicks Burch 1 pound lean beef sirloin tip, trimmed of fat 1 tablespoon soy sauce – may use low sodium 2 tablespoons dry sherry, divided – do not use cooking sherry because it is too high in sodium 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon cornstarch 2… Continue reading Bev Burch’s Beef and Broccoli, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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More Signs of Springs, by Beverly Hicks Burch

More Signs of Spring By Beverly Hicks Burch When you move into a home that has been previously owned by others, you inherit a previous environment. Believe me, I have experienced that in varying degrees…with horror stories you would not believe. I have totally rehabbed two homes and taken a brand new home and added… Continue reading More Signs of Springs, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Cooking, Fast & Easy Food, Fish, food, Grilling, Healthy Food, Menu, recipes, Tall & Handsome

Bev & Reggie’s Tilapia, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Bev & Reggie’s Grilled Tilapia By Beverly Hicks Burch You will need: 4 fresh tilapia fillets, approx. 1 pound Olive oil Tone’s Lime Pepper Seasoning (can be found at Sam’s Club) Fresh lime slices or wedges To prepare: Using medium-high heat, preheat grill. We recommend using a dish or container for the grill that allows… Continue reading Bev & Reggie’s Tilapia, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Shake, Rattle and Roll, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Shake, Rattle and Roll By Beverly Hicks Burch Yes, Virginia it can happen here too…East of the Rockies and the Continental Divide. No, I’m not talking about snow or smog or urban crawl or Tex-Mex food or even finding a good can of green chilies to add to you favorite dish. I’m talking about earthquakes.… Continue reading Shake, Rattle and Roll, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Encounters…a Little Further South, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Encounters…a Little Further South By Beverly Hicks Burch For any new readers, let me refresh the scene a bit. Last year I had a spat of “encounters” with critters…beasties if you will. There was Mr. Chicken Hung Phooey…or as we fondly called him “Dead Chicken Walking”. He had a companion and together they brought us… Continue reading Encounters…a Little Further South, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Life, Love, Movie Review, Tall & Handsome

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Yes, I have very eclectic taste in films and movies! Sometimes when I tell Tall and Handsome I have a new English movie I want him to watch his eyes glaze and his jaw clinches...but he's aways a very good sport. Most of the time he's very glad he watched the movie, too. I have… Continue reading Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Cookie Road Trip – Colorado, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Cookie Road Trip – Colorado By Beverly Hicks Burch Although this is one of the few states I have yet to visit, Colorado is one of Tall and Handsome’s favorite states. Probably best known for the great Rocky Mountains that divide this United States geographically, Colorado is also part of the Four Corners Regions…where the… Continue reading Cookie Road Trip – Colorado, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Chinese Food; Lettuce wraps, Cooking, food, Life, Mothers, recipes, Tall & Handsome, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Welcome to B. F. Burch’s…or

Welcome to B. F. Burch’s…or “Let us” Wrap It Up, By Beverly Hicks Burch Who you may be asking is B. F. Burch? Well, me of course! You see when my mother was a young slip of a thing, she decided she would name three daughters Faith, Hope and Charity…I’m the Faith of the bunch… Continue reading Welcome to B. F. Burch’s…or

Humor, Tall & Handsome

Gadget Gazette, Beverly Hicks Burch

Gadget Gazette By Beverly Hicks Burch As many of you know Tall and Handsome and I have been absorbed for the last several months unpacking our lives as we settle onto our new domicile. For about two and a half years or so our lives were packed up in boxes and now we are unpacking… Continue reading Gadget Gazette, Beverly Hicks Burch