Category Archives: Meat

Spicy Italian Sausage Pasta with Vodka Sauce

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“Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That’s relativity.”- Albert Einstein Fun time with great companies and … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Dumplings

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Jiaozi (餃子) or dumpling is perhaps the most special food in people’s life thousands of years ago in China because it is served at a particular time and day. People, typically in northern China, have a custom to stay up … Continue reading

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Baked Moroccan-Spiced Chicken Drumsticks

“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson This post is dedicated to a good friend, T, who has requested for the recipe, who’s friendship I have … Continue reading

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The Shaking Beef (Bò Lúc Lắc)

As a Vietnamese food lover, I have always want to create the dishes we like at home, such as Bo Luc Lac aka The Shaking Beef. Frankly, it’s more of W’s love. Yes, love. W orders Bo Luc Lac every … Continue reading

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Beef Tripe Sauce Chasseur with Angel Hair

Maybe it is the fact that I was born and raise in Vietnam, I am fond of eating animal internal organs. Beef tripe is one of them. Often I would order the Ginger Scallion Beef Tripe at Chinese dim sum … Continue reading

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Oxtail Spicy Tofu Soup

Soup is a type of food that I can’t live without during the cold season. Spicy soup is even a better combination. This soup is inspired by a dish I ordered one time at a Japanese restaurant. It was SO … Continue reading

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Omurice, 蛋包飯 or Japanese Omelette

Just two more days till Thanksgiving! Are you excited? Do you know what feast you will be cookin’? I was cleaning all day yesterday to make the house presentable for Thanksgiving in case any friend comes visit. From laundry to … Continue reading

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The Pittsburger

W has been endlessly mentioning The Pittsburger here and there ever since that one morning he saw it on Rachel Ray Show while working from home. What’s a Pittsburger? Simple. Take two toasted slices of Italian bread. Top with a … Continue reading

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Italian Sausage and Feta Star Pies

Cooking is fun! But cooking for a man is tough. Cooking for a man who you love is even tougher. With a heart that wants to feed him the most tasteful thing in the world. But besides the things they … 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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