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Quick and Easy Bolognese Chinese Style (Zha Jian Mein)

Noodles are life. Whenever I’m down, noodles are there for me. It could be an unassuming cup of instant ramen, or maybe a big bowl of spaghetti Bolognese – I’m not picky, just give me noodles and suddenly the future seems just…

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Pan Fried Fish Sauce Chicken Wings with Shishito Peppers

This recipe was inspired by the June issue of Bon Appetit. Just before Mike and I left on a camping trip, we checked our mail (this doesn’t happen very often, adult fail) and there was a magazine waiting for me! I thought…

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Frozen Funfetti Cake Pops

It’s Popsicle Week! That magical week once a year where everybody (it really does seem like everybody!) gathers around the pool to eat frozen on a stick goodness. I’m all about frozen pops, especially with it being as hot as…

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Baked Double Chocolate Panda Donuts

Panda donuts! These guys make me smile, not just because they’re absurdly cute, but also because they taste so good! I made these a while back for Aerie and I was contemplating if I was going to share them or…

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Quick & Easy Chicken Dinner Pizza

We’re taking a quick break from the camping, quite literally, right now. Both virtually with this chicken dinner pizza, and physically because we’re at a Starbucks, enjoying some caffeine and free wifi. Mike’s busy catching up on work that he’s…

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Camp Cooking: One Pan Yaki Udon

I have a thing for fried noodles. They are and always will be one of my favorite things to eat. In fact, I kinda sort of dream about going to Japan in the summertime just so I can eat yakisoba at…

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Camp One Pot Beef Stroganoff

Guys, I’ve been having the BEST time camping. We’ve been going off the grid, sans internet and it has been wonderful. I never knew how addicted I was to my phone. Okay, who am I kidding, I definitely knew, and…

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Beer Battered Onion Rings, Jalapeño Aioli & a Vitamix Giveaway!

Are you guys Stanley Cup fans? I have vivid memories of me as a kid, staying up late, watching the playoffs. I didn’t really understand the intricacies of the game – I still don’t, but I did know that when…

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London Fog Vanilla Cake x Caramelized Potato Chips

A couple of weeks ago, we celebrated my dear friend Betty’s birthday. I love any excuse to make a cake, but a birthday is the best! I wanted to make a cake that was something that she liked, but was also…

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Chicken & Spring Vegetable Lasagna

Last week Mike and I went mini golfing. I cannot remember the last time I went mini golfing, which is pretty strange because I’m a huge fan of mini golf. I mean, miniature things are right up my alley, so…

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Mint Mojito Pourover Coffee

Guys, I have a new obsession: mint mojito coffee! It sounds kind of weird, but really, it’s all kinds of wonderful. Think, milky, minty, sweet iced coffee. Mike and I discovered it on our latest trip in LA. We were…

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Green Grilled Cheese and Ranch Dippers

Are you a big fan of dipping? Heehee, now that I’ve said that, it sounds kind of wrong. Like, what exactly *could* dipping be? I mean dipping things into dips of course! I’m big on dips and I have been…

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Sunday Brunch: Matcha Portuguese Egg Tarts

It’s Mother’s Day! Are you doing anything special? My brother and sister-in-law are having a barbecue and I’m bringing over a lasagna. When I told my mom, she said, “Yummy, haven’t had that in a long time!” I can’t wait, both…

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Flour Bakery’s Famous Banana Bread

Have you guys ever seen a banana tree in real life? They’re kind of freaky looking. I think I’ve seen them before when I was a kid visiting Thailand with my parents, but I must have put them out of my…

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Mini California Sushi Cones

If you know anything about the sushi world in Vancouver, you’ve probably heard of Hidekazu Tojo. He’s kind of a big dill (food pun!) around here, or at least he was before sushi became just as ubiquitous as burgers and fries….

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Sunday Brunch: Hong Kong Bubble Waffle Recipe

Bubble waffles are the stuff of childhood dreams. I remember being a kid, at the night market, up way past my bedtime, eagerly awaiting a piping hot bag of these little egg-shaped waffles. There would always be a massive line-up, and…

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Fried Chicken Grilled Cheese

As you guys know, I’m a huge grilled cheese fan. And by grilled cheese I mean, buttered bread pan-fried until the cheese is melty and gooey and the outside of the bread is crisp and the inside of the bread…

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Mini Corn Dogs

Are you into corn dogs? Corn batter dipped deep fried deliciousness is totally my jam. So much so that once, on a camping trip, I brought along a box of frozen corn dogs so Mike and I could roast them over…

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How to Cut a Pineapple

Today I’m going to be in Hawaii! It seems fitting that I should post something Hawaii related and lucky for me, I shot this pineapple before I left. I’m hoping Hawaii is everything I dream and more.

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Spicy Korean Deviled Eggs

So…I heard you like eggs with your eggs. I certainly do! I couldn’t resist topping some spicy gochujang deviled eggs with even tinier eggs. Because, why not? Easter is all about the eggs, right? I’ve had a mild obsession with quail…

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Carrot-Coconut Bunny Loaf

Happy Easter Friday! I don’t usually celebrate Easter, unless peeps topped cakes or potato buns count as a celebration…for the record, they definitely count in my books. This Easter I’m not going to be home so I won’t get to do my usual…

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Snack Time: Spam and Egg Onigirazu

Guys, I have some exciting news – I’m going to Hawaii! It’s going to be my first time and I could not be more excited because: It’s the land of spam musubi. I like islands. I’m going with Alana, Molly,…

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Dishoom’s Black Dal and Garlic Naan

Last Winter Mike and I spent some time in London. It’s one of my favorite cities – full of fun cafes, quirky shopping, a blend of old and new architecture, and of course, food. London is well known for their…

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st. patrick's day pot of gold pasta - orecchiette with yellow tomatoes and bocconcini recipe -

St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold Pasta: Orecchiette with Yellow Tomatoes and Bocconcini

Is anyone else out there a little freaked out by St. Patrick’s Day? I mean, I like celebrations as much as any other person, but this one seems a little weird. Green beer, leprechauns, and being able to pinch someone…

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3.14 Pi Day Mini Hainanese Chicken Pot Pies

It’s Pi Day! I’m not much of a math geek – in fact, I’m completely the opposite, but Pi Day means pies, so of course I had to make some. I purposefully made four tiny pies so I could cut…

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Chicken Yakisoba

I have a thing for Japanese drinks. I love how the Japanese market puts out drinks for every occasion, most probably due to the fact that there are one or five vending machines on each street corner. The prolific nature of…

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3 Ingredient Fettuccine Alfredo

The first time I even laid my eyes on fettuccine alfredo was in the lunch line in elementary school. I had my little orange plastic tray with the tiny cup of milk and a bun. At the end of the…

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Sunday Brunch: Bacon Potato Cheesy Sesame Bing Bread

In February, Mike and I took a quick trip to Chicago – I’m going to be putting up a little photo essay soon, I hope. It wasn’t our first time in the city so we took it pretty easy, basically spending…

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Cookies and Cream Affogato and a Giveaway!

Do you have a case of the Tuesdays? Well, cheer up because free coffee is back at McCafe from February 29 – March 6th! Celebrate by sending your loved ones a coffee gram to connect over a free McCafé coffee. I’m…

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Grilled Cheese

In high school, my brother and I always used to eat microwave chicken cordon bleu as an afternoon snack. My mom would buy a giant pack of frozen cordon bleus from Costco and we would go to town. The combo…

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How to Make: Crispy Oven Baked Popcorn Cauliflower

Are you guys watching the Oscars tonight? I’m going to try to catch it, but since I haven’t watched many of the movies nominated, I might just be munching on popcorn cauliflower, sans Oscar. I love these cauliflower popcorn guys…

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Ivan Ramen Toasted Rye Ramen Noodles

Have you guys ever watched Kung Fu Panda? It happens to be one of my favorite animated movies. It has everything: the laughs, the feels, and the hero’s journey featuring a fat and friendly panda. The movie starts off with Po,…

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Sunday Brunch: Japanese Inspired Avocado Toast

I have a somewhat unhealthy relationship with avocados: I respect and love them, but I also find them incredibly annoying. They’re kind of finicky, those little dark green buggers. You can never (or at least I can never) just go to the store…

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How to Make Chicken Pot Pie Pizza

I like making pizza in the winter because it’s doubly generous: heating up the oven warms up the house and eating a hearty pizza warms my soul. This chicken pot pie pizza is what happens when you don’t want to make…

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greek yogurt pancake recipe

Sunday Brunch: Greek Yogurt Pancakes

Happy Valentine’s Day friends! I hope you guys are having a cozy one, either with someone special, or even just by yourself! To be honest, I made and ate this little stack of Valentine’s pancakes all by myself because sometimes,…

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Chocolate and Cream Cheese Black Bottom Cupcakes

We have a bulk store that’s kind of sort of (not really at all) close to our house that I like to visit because you never know when you need just five corn chips. I love it because you can do…

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Conversation Heart Sugar Cookies

It’s been so long since I’ve experienced Valentine’s day in elementary school – do they still give out Valentines? I used to have so much fun making Valentines in school. I was pretty into the arts and crafts hour. Do…

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Steamed Whole Fish with Pasta

The other day Mike and I went out for a lunch date. It’s not something we do very often, but it just so happened that we were both able to get away for the day. Initially we planned on going…

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Taco Pull Apart Bread

I’m not the biggest football fan, but if you invite me over to watch some football, I’ll be there, quick as a flash, because I LOVE Super Bowl food. It’s so funny to me that Super Bowl food is a…

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Celebrate Setsubun with Ehomaki: Lucky Direction Sushi Rolls

A couple of years ago –while Mike and I were living in Tokyo– around the end of January, we started noticing an influx of giant sushi rolls being advertised. It seemed like everywhere we went there were photo ads for…

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