Monthly Archives: March 2013

Brussel Sprouts with Chinese Bacon

Remember the things you hated eating as a child?  I hated anything that was not meat or sweet.  Like any child, I hated vegetables.  Especially anything green and bitter.   Now I love vegetables even the bitter ones.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Mussel Shooters

My friends and I love to get together and eat.  We love BBQs (of course) or pot lucks.  My friend made mussel shooters for one of my parties and it’s been a hit ever since.  I never made it since … Continue reading

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Beef and Broccoli

When we moved back to SLC from Huntington Beach, I used to help out at Southeast Market on the weekends.  It was a tough few years.  The market was not as fully staffed as it is today.  The boyfriend worked … Continue reading

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Cafe Sua Da (cà phê nâu đá)- Vietnamese Iced Coffee

I have to admit I am a caffeine addict.  It is rare that I go a day without coffee.  If you have seen the movie, The Last Samurai, remember when Tom Cruise goes through an alcohol withdrawal and yells,”SAKE! SAKE! … Continue reading

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Banh Xeo – Vietnamese Crepes

Well it’s been some time since I added recipes to the blog and I think I’m ready to start posting again.  Don’t get me wrong.  I’ve been cooking.  Like all the time.  But I recently developed a slight addiction to … Continue reading

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Ramen (Southeast Market style)

Ramen.  Ramen.  Ramen.  I love ramen.  Not the Top Ramen you had in college.  Japanese ramen.   Tons of flavor.  And really chewy noodles.  Oh how I love ramen!  The most common types of ramen broth are shoyu (soy sauce), … Continue reading

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Pad Thai

This year it will be our tenth anniversary for the boyfriend and I.  Ten years.   It’s amazing how fast it has gone by.  This is a big anniversary for us.  We are hoping to make it to Thailand to … Continue reading

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