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Gyro Meat

Gyro Meat

For this gyro meat recipe, you can use 2 lbs. of ground lamb instead of the 1 lb. beef + 1 lb. lamb combination if you want. I was trying to save money since a pound of ground lamb was 6.99 at the store, vs. […]

Fish Maw Soup for Chinese New Year

Fish Maw Soup for Chinese New Year

My mom sent us a package full of stuff for Chinese New Year. It had homemade dried pork, lop cheurng, dried dates, dried squid, melon candy, pork sung, and fish maw. My husband thought the fish maw looked like pork rinds. Well, they do, but […]

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 […]

Braised short ribs

Braised short ribs

I got this recipe off the internet but I can’t find which site it was from. I’m going to try and hurry this post up since I might not have a lot of time this morning. When these beef short ribs went on sale for […]

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 […]

Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast Casserole

It’s been nearly a month since my last post. You can imagine how busy we’ve been lately, with multiple nighttime feedings, multiple daytime feedings, feeding the baby, diapering the baby, feeding the baby, bathing the baby, moving into our new apartment, and feeding the baby. […]

Curried Meatballs and Potatoes

Curried Meatballs and Potatoes

I’ve always made some variation of this dish with different types of meat. Usually it was with chicken wings and potatoes. Then it was chicken drumsticks with potatoes. Then it was with chunks of chicken breast and potatoes. And then it was meatballs and potatoes. […]

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

 I bought a jar of natural peanut butter awhile ago and since choosy husbands choose Jifs, I had to find a way to use this jar of PB in a creative way. By creative I mean cookies. The last time I made peanut butter cookies, […]