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Liz and Alissa Make Stuff is a show about friendship fueled fabrication. We're friends, we like to make stuff, we're going to tell you about it. This show probably won't teach you much but it will definitely make you laugh, either at us or with decide! New episodes every other Wednesday! Follow us on Instagram, @lizandalissa and join our Facebook group, Liz and Alissa Made Me Make It to see more photos of what we're making and to show us what you're making!

Jun 7, 2017

You Dim Sum, You Lose Some.

Bert and Ernie

Liz and Alissa make a whole lotta dim sum and tell you all about the process and the results! We also introduce you to our dim sum-themed cocktail, which is refreshing and delicious!

Keywords: Dumplings, lotus leaves, sweet babies

Themed Drink: You Dim Sum, You Lose Some

  • Brew green tea and chill in the fridge.
  • Make ginger lime simple syrup
    • Heat 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar, 2 limes worth of zest and a few inches of peeled ginger in a sauce pan till translucent and all the sugar has melted.
    • Remove from heat and cover for a few hours.
    • Strain out the zest and ginger and refrigerate.
  • Assemble the drink:
  • In a glass with ice, combine one part vodka, three parts green tea, ginger lime syrup to taste. and top with sparkling water. Squeeze in a lime and garnish with additional lime.


The Kelly Family's Rumaki Recipe:


  • 2 Cans of water chestnuts, cut in half
  • 1 lb bacon
  • 1/2 Cup of Chili Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup of Mayonnaise
  • 1 Cup of Brown Sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Wrap water chestnuts in bacon and secure each with a toothpick.
  • Bake in a dish for 45 minutes.
  • Drain off grease.
  • In a small bowl, combine chili sauce, mayo, brown sugar.
  • Pour mixture over water chestnuts.
  • Bake for 20 minutes longer at 350. 

From the Episode: 

Dim Sum: The Art of Chinese Tea Lunch by Ellen Leong Blonder

Instant Pot electric pressure cooker

Bamboo Steamer

Lotus Leaves



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