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sweet and sour crispy chicken strips recipe -

Sweet and Sour Crispy Chicken Strips

Mike and I spent the last week or so in Iceland and I’m completely smitten. I feel like this country has it all: gorgeously fluffy sheep, black sand beaches, glaciers, and an increased chance of seeing the aurora. We had been…

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Sunday Brunch: Tuna Melt Waffles

Are you guys fans of tuna? I used to be obsessed with tuna fish sandwiches in elementary school, until someone made fun of my smelly lunch. I was pretty sensitive as a kid, so after that I only ever ate…

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Thanksgiving Turkey Five Ways

I know this guy whose family used to eat a turkey dinner every month. I’m talking oven roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, the entire works. He used to complain about it, but it sounded (still sounds) like heaven to a turkey…

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sweet and savory cheddar cheese muffins -

Sweet and Savory Cheddar Cheese Muffins

Sometimes I see little kids at the mall with their parents and it brings me right back to when my mom used to take me along with her to run errands. I used to be bored out of my mind….

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japanese fried chicken karaage recipe -

Chicken Karaage: Japanese Fried Chicken Recipe

Guys, I’ve been obsessively watching an anime called Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma. It’s over the top and hilarious, complete with all the must haves found in Japanese anime: kawaii girls, over the top reactions to food, and, yes, even…

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mini beef wellington recipe -

Mini Beef Wellingtons

Do you ever find yourself obsessed with TV shows? It happens to me a lot, especially if I have the self-restraint to wait until a show is completed so I can binge watch. There’s something so satisfying about clicking next…

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Sunday Brunch: Bacon and Egg Gua Bao

Have you guys had bao before? It’s kind of a catch all term for steamed buns – you know the kind that you see at dim sum in the steamy baskets, or maybe at your favorite Chinese joint, with pork…

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scoobi doo pasta with burrata and tomatoes -

Scoobi Doo Pasta with Burrata and Tomatoes

Did you guys know that spiral macaroni (cavatappi) is also known as scoobi doo? I find that completely hilarious and cute. It makes me want to eat spiral macaroni all the much more now that I know that it has a…

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all edges brownie cookies -

All Edges Brownie Cookies

There’s something about baking cookies that makes a house super warm and inviting. Mike and I are back home after being away for a little while and I’ve fallen in love with our house all over again. I love knowing…

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chinese bbq pork buns -

Dim Sum Barbecue Pork Buns

I don’t know about you guys, but these days I don’t have the opportunity to make as many new friends as I did when I was younger. The older I get, the harder it is to really connect with people. Maybe it’s…

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easy kabocha soup with totoro egg in a hole recipe -

Japanese Kabocha Pumpkin Soup with Totoro Egg Toasts

I cannot believe that it’s the end of October already. Halloween is just around the corner, but I’m not dressing up this year. I keep meaning to get all crafty and make costumes, but time always runs away from me. Instead…

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avocado totoro soot sprite onigiri -

Totoro Soot Sprite Avocado Onigiri

Are you guys familiar with onigiri? They’re Japanese rice balls and they’re incredibly popular as a simple meal or snack. Even if you haven’t eaten them before, you’ve probably spotted the onigiri emoji – it’s the white triangle (rice) food item with…

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Sunday Brunch: Buttermilk Totoro Pancakes and Bacon

It’s the last week of October and you know what that means! Totoro Week! If you know me (even just a little bit) you know that I’m obsessed with all things cute. And of course cute includes Hayao Miyazaki’s Totoro! He’s furry,…

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mini sriracha honey chicken skewer recipe -

Mini Sriracha Honey Chicken Skewers

It’s well documented that I have an obsession with mini food things. Here’s a secret: I’ve always dreamed of starting a food blog solely for miniature foods. I would die of cuteness every single time I’d  work on it. Maybe…

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pumpkin sage grilled cheese recipe -

Roasted Pumpkin and Sage Grilled Cheese

I had some leftover roast pumpkin in the fridge, and since it’s grilled cheese season, the only right thing to do was sandwich it between layers grilled crisp buttered bread with sage, mozzarella, and a fried egg. This sandwich has…

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cauliflower hash brown breakfast sandwich recipe -

Cauliflower Hash Brown Breakfast Sandwich

Cauliflower is a magical vegetable. It’s delicious as is – especially roasted – and, just like broccoli, it can be made into a multitude of other shapes. Here, I shaped cauliflower into what I think of as the classic hash brown…

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tan tan zoodles recipe -

Dan Dan Zucchini Noodle Soup

Every time I make zoodles, I turn to Mike and say, “we really should eat more zoodles.” I’m a huge zucchini fan, regardless of how it’s cooked, but turn them into noodles and I’m a zucchini monster. Zoodles are delicious no…

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spinach and mozza grilled cheese on pretzel bread -

Spinach Mozzarella Grilled Cheese on Pretzel Bread

Guys, it’s grilled cheese season. Technically, grilled cheese doesn’t need a season, but if it had one, this would be it: crisp chilly air and sunny short days. The perfect weather for crunchy bread and warm gooey cheese. Spinach and…

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mashed potatoes, soft coddled egg and toast recipe -

LA’s Eggslut: Mashed Potatoes, Soft Coddled Egg and Toast

I have a thing for breakfast foods. It’s kind of ironic though, because I don’t really eat breakfast on a regular basis. I’m more of a start my day with coffee kind of person. I hardly ever take the time…

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miso tuna salad recipe -

Miso Tuna Salad

The funny thing about mayo is: like many other now tasty to me foodstuffs, I used to dislike it. It probably didn’t help that the first memory I have of it is on warm bologna sandwiches where it was gloopy and just…

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honey jalapeno tofu nuggets recipe -

Honey Jalapeño Tofu Nuggets

September has always been my favorite month (I’ve mentioned it before, I’m sure), not just because it’s my birthday month, but because it’s back-to-school. It’s been many years since I’ve been back-to-school but I still love that crisp autumn air,…

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avocado bread recipe -

Avocado Bread: like banana bread, but with avocados

Oh so long ago, back when I was still in high school, my mom came home from work one day clutching a photocopied hand-written banana bread recipe. I wasn’t impressed, but she claimed it was the recipe for the best…

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pumpkin spice tim tams recipe -

Pumpkin Spice Tim Tam Cookies

I’m slightly obsessed with Australia, but it tends to go in waves. When I was a kid, I was fascinated by koala bears, Savage Garden (heehee), and Australian accents. For some reason or other though, Australia fell off the map,…

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sour cream and chive egg biscuits sandwich recipe -

Sour Cream and Cheddar Drop Biscuit Breakfast Sandwiches

I have a thing for biscuits. Or scones. Actually I’m not sure what the difference is between biscuits and scones. Regardless of what they’re called, they’re delicious and I pretty much eat them indiscriminately. I’ll randomly get an intense biscuit/scone craving and…

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the ultimate veggie sandwich recipe -

The Ultimate Veggie Sandwich and a Shun Knife and Boos Block Giveaway!

It’s my birthday today! Are you guys big on celebrating your birthday? For as long as I remember, my birthday has been an obsession of mine. It’s probably just a bit (okay, a lot) egotistical, but I just love the…

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mini no knead pizza recipe -

Mini No-Knead Pizzas

If you could choose between one giant pizza with your favorite topping or many, many (16, exactly) little pizzas with lots of different combinations of toppings, what would you chose? Hands down, I’d chose the mini pizzas, for two reasons: their…

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summer session old fashioned recipe -

Summer Session Old Fashioneds and a Giveaway!

Do you love it when it rains in the summer? I love the respite from the heat, the sound of the rain beating down on the windows, and that little bit of coziness in an otherwise decidedly un-cozy season. I like to curl up in an…

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meatball parmesan sliders -

Meatball Parmesan Sliders

They say the way into someone’s heart is a through their stomach. In my case, I have a sandwich shaped keyhole in my tummy that will let you right in – I absolutely love sandwiches. Earlier this year, while Mike and…

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chicken & grilled cheese skewers -

Spicy Chicken Meatballs and Grilled Cheese Skewers

I’m an extremist. I like excess, but I like restraint too. Sometimes, when there’s too much to choose from I get choice paralysis. If I’m not careful, when I’m at the grocery store, I’ll buy a bit of everything and realize…

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smoked gouda potato pancakes -

Smoked Gouda Potato Pancakes

Are you the kind of person that likes to hang out near the passed appetizers at a party? I’ve been known to awkwardly stalk the waitstaff coming out of the kitchen in hopes to get first dibs on the freshest bite-sized,…

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thyme gin and tonic recipe -

Thyme for Gin & Tonics

Hey guys…it’s thyme for some G&Ts! Heehee, sorry I’m so not very punny, but I just couldn’t resist. Anyway, the lovely Sherrie and Renee are hosting a big ol’ boozy (and non-boozy) #drinkthesummer bash and I thought I’d bring the…

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avocado pasta recipe -

Avocado Pasta Recipe

Avocado pasta has been floating around the internet forever but even though I have a major obsession with avocados, I was never compelled to give it a go. I just couldn’t really imagine warm avocado sauce. It’s not that I had…

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chinese sausage potato salad recipe -

Chinese Sausage Potato Salad

Sometimes I get a craving but I don’t exactly have the ingredients on hand to make my current obsession. I have this tendency to make do with items that are in the fridge. Call it extreme creativity (or maybe extreme laziness)…

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cotton candy affogato recipe -

Cotton Candy Affogato

Cotton candy: the stuff childhood dreams are built of. There’s just something about its inherent fluffiness and pastel colors that never fails to put a smile on my face. When I was a kid, I used to dream about going…

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vietnamese fish tacos recipe -

Vietnamese Fish Tacos with Quick-Pickled Carrots and Daikon

Sometimes it feels like everyday is Taco Tuesday around these parts. I’m not complaining though – I’ll never say no to a fluffy, soft tortilla filled with deliciousness. Especially when that deliciousness is a decidedly Vietnamese take on fish tacos….

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one pot tomato basil burrata pasta recipe -

One Pot Pasta: Tomato, Basil and Burrata Spaghetti

This is a quickie! Quick and easy recipes that I don’t have much to say about, aside from the fact that they taste awesome and you should give them a go! It’s the simple dishes, especially in hot weather, that…

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corn coleslaw recipe -

How to Make a Really Good Salad (and a Peach and Corn Coleslaw Recipe!)

Salads aren’t very sexy. I mean, they’re kind of in a revival stage, but when you tell someone you’ve just had the best salad, you’re usually met with (at least I am) a blank uninterested face. Start talking about barbecue…

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mini ham and cheese croque monsieur puff pastry tarts recipe -

Mini Ham and Cheese Croque Monsieur Puff Pastry Tarts

The first time I went to Paris I told Mike that I had to have a croque monsieur or croque madame. Croques are classic French bistro fare and since I figured we’d be spending a lot of time café hopping, I…

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perfect microwave nachos recipe -

Perfect Microwave Nachos

I have an obsession with nachos. When they’re done right, I think they’re the perfect food: hot and crispy corn tortilla chips, melty cheese, and all the toppings. I like my nachos fully loaded – seasoned ground beef, avocados or…

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mini blueberry galettes recipe -

Mini Blueberry Galettes

I don’t have a super-cute story about me picking blueberries in the summertime on the side of the road. I wish I did, but blueberries weren’t really part of my childhood – I’m not sure why, but we never ate…

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