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Category: Side Dishes

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and I plan on making roasted Brussels sprouts as one of the sides. This is far easier than my other Brussels sprouts recipe and yields the same crispy, golden brown result. If you haven’t gotten the taste of the […]

Bacon wrapped asparagus

Bacon wrapped asparagus

These are ridiculously easy to prepare. And they make great side dishes. I used the skinny asparagus because I like the taste of them more than the thicker ones. I bundled about 5-6 asparagus with one strip of bacon, sprinkled with pepper (don’t worry about […]

Brussels sprouts

Brussels sprouts

I used to be a brussels sprouts hater. It was the one food I couldn’t stand, next to cabbage. My first experience with miniature little lettuceheads was at a dinner at my parents’ friends’ house. They also served lobster. So it was actually a night […]

Chinese sticky rice (Naw mai fan)

Chinese sticky rice (Naw mai fan)

 Chinese sticky rice (naw mai fan) is a favorite comfort food of mine. I craved this while I was pregnant but never attempted to make it until now. My mom made this for me when she was taking care of us when the baby was […]

Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

Instead of making the usual Caprese salad by layering fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil together, I decided to try something different. I scooped out the tomato guts, sautéed them with garlic, olive oil and basil. I then removed the guts from the heat and added […]

Rösti

Rösti

I’ve been trying out more simple recipes nowadays. This one requires potatoes, salt and butter. The directions couldn’t be any simpler either; boil potatoes, peel and shred, pan fry and salt. Rösti is a Swiss potato pancake. The dish is similar to hash browns or […]

Thankgiving Feast Ideas.

Thankgiving Feast Ideas.

I’m writing down every recipe I’m attempting for my Thanksgiving feast ahead of time. So it’s easier for both of us. It’ll be the first time I’m attempting it, I mean, I’ve roasted turkeys before…but not for Thanksgiving. And not with all the fixings. Most […]

Split Pea Soup (no bacon, just ham)

Split Pea Soup (no bacon, just ham)

I’m taking a break today from the bacon extravaganza and using ham instead. Haha. Though I will be having quite a few more posts with bacon later. Ham is the Jan to Bacon’s Marsha. Don’t you think? Or was that too weird of an analogy? I’ll […]