Monthly Archives: October 2012

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Shrimp Pasta

Happy Halloween, Everyone! It’s squash season! Spaghetti squash. It’s the bright yellow color. It’s the smell of freshness. It’s the feel of texture. Badly tempted me to bring one of these babies home. So I did. It is known for … Continue reading

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Pizza Italian Sausage Margherita

Get ready to put on your sweat pants for this Pizza Italian Sausage Margherita. Why not add a couple of beers (the adult way) to wind down for the weekend! Pizza is so common yet kids love it, adults love … Continue reading

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Fall Soup & Salad – Potato Chicken Chowder & Roasted Acorn Squash and Beet Salad

The rain has finally stop. For the last couple of days, it drizzled hard at night and overnight. I am not complaining. I tend to sleep better with the rain. It’s the cold air that makes bedtime cozier. Also, it … Continue reading

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Baked Miso Salmon with Broiled Vegetables

It’s a multicolor day. For the eyes. And for the tummies. Beautiful red tomatoes, vibrant yellow squash, and sweet green chili. They were all looking incredibly irresistible. I am a veggie lover. Truly. Gotta have my veggies. Everyday. Broiled veggie is … Continue reading

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honey crisp. autumn green.

They are autumn crisp grapes. They caught my eyes. Maybe it’s… Their shape…round as melon. Their texture…crispy as carrot. Their taste…sweet as honey. Their color…green with a glow. Maybe it’s all of the above. I am deeply in love.

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Mendocino – A Serene Getaway

We returned home earlier this week from our 1 year anniversary celebration at Mendocino, a long weekend spent in total serenity. W surprised me with the trip. Two years ago, we also spent my birthday weekend in Mendocino. Mendocino is … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie

Rain started to fall in the last couple of days. People fire up when it rains in California. People drive slower when it rains in California. People do not leave home when it rains in California. We are just not … Continue reading

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Our 1st Anniversary – Reliving the Day

A year ago, today, was the most amazing day of my life.  Because it was the day I married to W. It was a day filled with lots and lots of love from families and friends, who traveled hundreds and … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Tofu Chili

W wanted chili a few days ago after he saw the turkey dogs in the fridge, which he bought a week ago. He loved the chili I made a while back, but I resist to make it again. It was … Continue reading

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Couscous Fennel Pomegranate Herbal Salad

Jason Mraz was in the house!!! Not exactly in my house…more like a concert house. I was lucky to be at the concert to enjoy his extraordinary and talented performance. Oh my, his voice…oh his voice was gorgeous. It was … Continue reading

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Apple Crunch Cinnamon Muffin (gluten free) – TGIF

Time really flies. Fall is already here. Looking out the window as I was eating yogurt with slices of roasted nectarines for breakfast. Searching through the refrigerator, there was a few Fuji apples left. When I think of fall, I … Continue reading

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Watercress Plum & Apple Salmon Salad

Fish, I like. I like fried fish. I like steamed fish. I like baked fish. I grew up eating fish. My mom would serve fish at least once a week for dinner. My family wasn’t making a lot but fish … Continue reading

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