I don’t think there’s any time of year that isn’t “right” for a fresh, quick stir fry, but I gotta admit I love making them especially in the summer! The thing is, I’m not always into measuring out a lot of ingredients for a sauce and I’m not that thrilled about some of the bottled or packets sauces at the store or the frozen options. They’re always quick and easy but it’s not a biggie to mix up your own “Universal” All Purpose Stir Fry Sauce at home.
When I was a child growing up in a small, Northwestern Iowa town in the 60’s, my Dad had to take a trip to Iowa City and it was my “turn” to go along. I must have been about six or seven, and I can’t remember anything about the trip except we ate at a Chinese restaurant.