Monthly Archives: July 2012

Savory breakfast bread pudding

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Bread and I are friends from way back.  Give me a fresh baguette and a stick of butter and I am one happy camper.  So when I saw Sandra Lee make a savory bread pudding on the Food Network the … Continue reading

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BBQ Chicken Ranch Roll-Ups in Truffled Chive Dough

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Central Market, you have failed me.  And it breaks my heart because I love you so!  I bought frozen pizza dough from my favorite store and followed directions, but perhaps the dough was old?  The outside had crusted over and … Continue reading

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Thai basil beef

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We’ve found a pretty good sushi restaurant here in Plano.  Densetsu is authentic, down to the red faced table of Asian guys next to us eating everything in sight and chasing it with Shochu, sake and beer, taking only a … Continue reading

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Slow cooker shredded (by accident) shoyu pork chops

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So the SOS continues.  I keep want to make a cauliflower mash instead of the regular potato and it just so happens that I have a head of cauliflower in my fridge. Usually Imake cauliflower poppers (roasted cauliflower with cumin, … Continue reading

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Summer rolls with spicy peanut sauce

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Hubby and I are on the SOS thing.  Not the calling for help SOS, but our SUMMER OF SEXY SOS.  If Mia were of age I think she would cringe at the name, but really, it’s just our term for … Continue reading

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It’s getting hot in herrrrre… Neapolitan Rice Krispies Treats

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It’s getting hot in Dallas.  This is not the breezy Honolulu or the oppressive Houston humidity–Dallas is it’s own fiery beast.  When I get out of the car, the sun firsts pricks at my skin then I can almost imagine … Continue reading

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Mom’s Almond Rolls

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My mom used to be an amazing cook.  She graduated from the University of the Philippines with a degree in Home Economics.  In her home, she would serve 12 course meals, including Coq au Vin and the softest, lightest puto … Continue reading

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Mia’s PB & J Sheet Cake

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“Peanut, peanut butter…JELLY! Peanut, peanut butter…JELLY! I take and I take it and I swirl it and I swirl it, I take and I take it and I swirl it and I swirl it….” Mia adores this song.  She probably … Continue reading

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