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Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

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In my younger days, I remember going out for Wing Wednesdays where special prices ranged from 25 cents a wing to $3.99 per pound. My favourite ones were the hot wings or Buffalo wings even though I couldn’t really handle the spiciness. But I found that if I just kept eating, I was good! Since […]

London Fog Ice Cream

London Fog Ice Cream

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The whipping cream was screaming to be used so I took out my ice cream maker and made us some! First time in a couple of years actually but the ice cream maker is always ready to go, taking up precious space in my freezer. I made some ice cream for some friends once and […]

stir-fried sticky rice

stir-fried sticky rice

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Not sure if you noticed, I don’t cook a lot of Chinese food. I find Chinese cooking complicated and requiring a lot of prep beforehand, i.e. marinating or soaking. But every now and then, I try. One of the dishes I enjoy the most is sticky rice. So for Chinese New Year family dinner, I […]

japanese goma-ae

japanese goma-ae

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Moms are often surprised that my kids will eat vegetables since their kids won’t. Meanwhile, I wish my kids would eat more vegetables. They don’t like all vegetables but there are certain ones they enjoy. This is one of them. Whenever we have goma-ae in a Japanese restaurant, my kids just gobble it up so I […]

almond croissants

almond croissants

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*Updated recipe. This one is much easier than the one I posted previously. One of my absolute must haves in San Francisco is Tartine’s almond croissant. During our last visit, I lined up outside the bakery for 20 minutes on a weekday and by the time I got to the front around 10:30 am, they were […]

the things kids do

the things kids do

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We’ve all heard the stories… Kid sticks Lego up his nose and has to go to the ER, kid sticks his head between two bannister poles and can’t pull his head out, kid puts a wooden ring on her finger and it won’t come off! That’s what happened this morning. But did I freak out? No. […]