Posts Tagged ‘recipes’

Happy Chinese New Year! Today is not only Australia Day but also Chinese New Year. Luckily we got the day off so I can experiment with some Chinese cooking. Usually we do Chinese New Year dinner with family at some big seafood restaurant but this year we’re kind of on our own. So to keep […]


So over this Australia Day weekend my friend Em and I decided to make some impromptu scones when one of the boys said “I’ve been craving scones for weeks!” Random, I know, but it ended up being a great snack/dinner since we had a variety of jams to choose from. It also went along with […]


I know it’s a bold statement, “World’s Best Guacamole”. BUT, if there’s so many places that claim to have the world’s best pizza and world’s best chili burger and world’s best coffee… why can’t I? Actually, it’s probably not the world’s best guacamole – it’s just a damn good traditional guac. And I named it […]


So it’s day one of 2009. I thought I’d try something a little different and somewhat complicated. Well, it wasn’t as bad as I thought, in fact it was really easy! Okay so this is more like my version of chicken cordon bleu because of the lack of ingredients in the fridge. Traditionally, you’re supposed […]


Last post for 2008! It’s New Years Eve and this year we decided to stay in, make some of our favorite sandwiches in our new panini press. One of my favorite of all time is the classic caprese sandwich. I used to get them all the time at Le Dijonaise in Culver City – they […]


What to do with leftover turkey! I made a frittata for breakfast – the boys loved it! Unfortunately I still have about 2 containers worth of turkey left… eep! I’ll have to cook some more turkey things. The frittata is really easy to make. It’s basically a fancy baked omelet. Ingredients: 1 cup of cubed […]


I apologize for the poor photos, I didn’t get a chance to take as many as I wanted… and I had poor lighting. Regardless, the food still tasted great! So Garlic Mashed Potatoes… this recipe is incredibly easy to make. It’s your basic mashed potatoes but I’ve gotten some feedback… people don’t know how to […]