Category Archives: Appetizers

Let’s Talk Thailand – Pork and Beef Satay

This is a very rare entry for me. Wanna know why? Because I have nothing to say.  Can you believe it? ME, nothing to say? That’s like Michelle Duggar not popping out a kid every 1.5 years.  In any event, this … Continue reading

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Look Ma, I Made Sushi!

How To Make Sushi 101 There are very few things I’m really good at in life, and naturally, I feed those things and try to improve on them.  Sushi rolling is NOT one of them. How do I know this? … Continue reading

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Homemade Puff Pastry and Vols-Au-Vents

How to Make Puff Pastry The real Puff Daddy, right? “You’re tall, do your exercises by the window where the ledge you can hold onto is higher”; “You’re tall, can you grab that off the shelf for me?”.  HUH? This is … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Sticks to the Ribs

Before I begin, I’d like to mention that, regrettably, I had to skip this month’s Daring Cooks challenge.  It’s a recipe called Rice with mushrooms, Cuttlefish and Artichokes, created by Jose Andres, and chosen/hosted by Olga of Las Cosas de Olga and Olgas Recipes.  … Continue reading

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How about a Dumpling, Dumplin’?

With the advent of Daring Cooks, it seems every entry at this rate will either be a Daring Bakers or Daring Cooks entry, especially considering that the posting date between each is two weeks.  Regardless, it’s cooking and baking, two of my … Continue reading

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