Monthly Archives: June 2012

A welcome home dinner for hubby. Garlic Clove Chicken and Butternut Squash Risotto.

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I haven’t seen my hubby in years 🙁 All right, it’s been a few days and on one of those days I saw him for dinner but it seems like it’s been forever.  The training for his new job is … Continue reading

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A Ukranian Father’s Day (meal). Perogies and cabbage rolls.

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After watching MasterChef I was determined to make risotto.  I’m pretty sure I tried it at one point and it didn’t go so well.  Since I’ve been cooking up a storm, I was feeling pretty brave. So my hubby and … Continue reading

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Spanish Bread (Filipino style)

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I tend to be very easily influenced.  If I’m watching TV and a commercial comes of for McDonald’s, my craving for a Filet O Fish goes through the room.  Mmmmmmmmmmmm….   Steamed bun, tartar sauce, crispy, flaky… I could really go … Continue reading

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The pains of pesto (oh, and Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Banana Bread)

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June 10, 2012  (1:22 AM) My little princess is growing up so fast!  Mia is now 5 months and about a week and she is EVERYWHERE.  She had been scooting for some time now and just a day or two … Continue reading

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Quinoa pizza poppers

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You just can’t go wrong with pizza anything.  Okay, maybe a pizza cocktail may not make the ranks of yumkiest things ever, but pizza inspired savory foods always please.  Hubby was not keen on the idea of pizza and quinoa … Continue reading

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Building a better breakfast

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I learned something from my mother-in-law this past week:  the beauty and brilliance of the freezer.  Growing up in our Asian household, there weren’t many leftovers because 1) My grandmother would make us eat everything on our plates and 2) all dishes … Continue reading

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Going bananas trying to make French toast. Bananas Foster French Toast.

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I finally have my kitchen (fairly) usable.  First meal down (spaghetti and meatballs), and I had the notion to make my husband his favorite Bananas Foster French Toast for brunch.  There is a Tom Thumb (a.k.a Randall’s a.k.a. Safeway) right … Continue reading

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