I admit it, the number wasn't exactly what I wanted to see. After losing 5 pounds last week, I am down another .6 pounds. I know a loss is a loss. However, when you have as much to lose as I do, you want bigger numbers each week. I have a number in mind I am hoping to hit by the end of March. I can still get there if I stay on track...which is exactly what I intend to do.
I was home a little earlier than normal and decided I needed to get that leftover Korean Chicken used up. My sister-in-law sent me these rice paper wrappers. I had plenty of veggies. Everything came together to make Summer Rolls. I julienned all the veggies.
dipping sauce recipe online that seemed to be very similar to the ones that my sister-in-law has made. I had all the ingredients on hand. I even have my very own rather large bottle of fish sauce which has very pungent odor (in other words it stinks), but when used with other ingredients adds another dimension (in a good way). I bought that bottle for my Cambodian egg roll recipe and it lasts forever. Fish sauce is usually made from anchovies and salt and allowed to ferment for a year or so. It is an essential ingredient in Southeast Asian cooking.
Each sheet has to be dipped in warm water individually to make it pliable, but too long will turn it into gelatinous goo. I placed it directly on the counter.