Category Archives: Appetizers

Malted Pretzel Crunch for Super Bowl Sunday

First I just want to say that this malted pretzel crunch post was almost set to go Wednesday, and then my computer crashed.  It was fixed briefly, but then it crashed again.  Thankfully I didn’t lose anything, but I went … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon (LOX) Crisps with Lemon Wasabi Cream Cheese

These smoked salmon (lox) crisps with lemon wasabi cream cheese are perfect holiday hors d’oeuvres! Luscious marinated smoked salmon on top of black sesame tuiles with a decorative and delicious piping of lemon wasabi cream cheese. So much flavor in … Continue reading

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Char Siu Bao (BBQ BAKED Pork Buns), and The Saga of a Painting

I’m in love with BBQ pork buns, especially the baked kind.  I’ve been known to go out of my way to stop at Asian bakeries to pick up varieties of their lovely, soft buns. There’s always at least two pork … Continue reading

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