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We gave a local Chef Dennis Chan owner of Blue Bamboo, $10 to spend at a dollar store to buy enough ingredients to make a meal to feed a family of four. Watch the story to see how he pulled it off. Below are the recipes he made.

Pork Sausage Love Letters with Green Pea Cream Sauce

Homemade Pasta:
2 cups Flour
4 Eggs
2 TBS Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Blend in food processor until it forms a ball. Knead by hand for 2 minutes. Let it rest for 30 minutes. Roll pasta into 3 inch by 3 inch squares and fold into little envelopes

Filling:
Half Pound Ground Pork Sausage
Half Cup Frozen Peas

After pasta is filled let set and rest until water boils.
Add to boiled water on the stove.

Pea Sauce:
Salt and Pepper to taste
2 Cups peas
2 cups milk
Purée then strain and heat gently just before boiling when ready to serve

Creme Brûlée:
1 Pint Whole Milk
5 Yolks
Half Bag Nestle Quick about 3 TBS
Bring Milk to Boil
Add Nestle and Stir
Take off heat and slowly wisk into egg yolks. Strain into ramekins. Place on baking sheet and add hot water bath. Cover and bake 45 minutes on 325.
When done cool. Top with sugar and use brûlée torch

Pot de creme:
Same as above without using torch. Serve right away.
It's like a fancy warm pudding.

To try more of ChefDennis Chan's food, visit Blue Bamboo at3820 Southside Boulevard.

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