Category Archives: Pork

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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Parlez-Vous Croissant? How to Make Croissants from Scratch!

The croissant has evolved…into a crescent roll.  Let me explain.  From the time I was in college, until about 10 years ago, croissants were flaky, layered, buttery crescents of heaven. No matter where I bought them, they were all of … Continue reading

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Two Cups of Breakfast – Eat the Bowl Part One

I’d like to preface this entry with an announcement.  I’ve just joined the social network world.  See the little birdie right underneath where it says Follow on the right?  I’m now on Twitter. (UPDATE 2018: the BIGGEST f&^%ing mistake of … Continue reading

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