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Simply Ming; Butter Shortbread Dough

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Simply Ming
Butter Shortbread Dough
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Ironically, Americans tend to complicate their lives in an effort to simplify them. In SIMPLY MING, chef Ming Tsai helps make the yearning for a more manageable lifestyle a reality. Tsai, experienced in classical French, new American and Pan-Asian cuisine, first introduced viewers to his unique blend of global culinary traditions in his Food Network series, East Meets West With Ming Tsai. In this new series for public television, Tsai provides a repertoire of very simple recipes which viewers can integrate into numerous dishes. Each of his flavor-packed sauces, salsas, pastes, rubs, stocks, syrups and doughs consists of fewer than seven ingredients, and each requires no more than 20 minutes to prepare. Guest include Martin Yan, Todd English, Jody Adams, Gordon Hamersley, Jasper White and others. 2004. Series release date: 2004

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Guest Chef: Tricia Karter

Ming's amazing Butter Shortbread Dough creates cookies that are simultaneously rich, sweet, crisp and a melt-in-your-mouth experience. Easy to make and then freeze for perfect cookies anytime, this master dough can be baked alone or with Ming's flavorful additions. Blending spices, chocolate, or nuts with this sweet buttery dough, Ming turns out delicious confections like Five Spice Shortbread, Double Chocolate-Ginger Shortbread, and Caramel Macadamia Nut Crunch Cookies. He is then joined by guest chef Tricia Karter from the Dancing Deer Baking Company, who prepares two uniquely-flavored treats: Pepita Lemon Cranberry Shortbread and Parmesan with Pinenuts.

Recipes Caramel Macadamia Nut Crunch Trish Karter's Dancing Deer Shortbread Recipe Variations Double Chocolate-Ginger Shortbread Butter Shortbread Cookie Dough Classic Shortbread

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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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