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My Absence, My Silence…but still loving food

To all of you that follow my blog and have supported me, I do apologize for my absence.  And to my new readers, I want to say that hopefully my silence is now over.  This year really just engulfed me and things kept coming at me one after the next.  I could barely lift my […]

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Best Of 2012, Best of Me

At the beginning of every new year, I like to look back on the previous year and see all that I have experienced and learned.  I feel it is important for us to do this not only to appreciate what we have gone through but to also glean from what experiences we have had and […]

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Beautiful Blogger Award

Wow, two awards in a span of a month?  I truly feel humbled and flattered that there are so many of you out there who support and believe in what I do.  I really never expected something that I found to be fun to turn into such an amazing way to meet other bloggers and […]

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See You in 20

What will you look like in 20 years?  This is me now. Will you still like to cook with colorful pots?  Will you still cook at all? Will you still find beauty in the simple things? Will you still love photography?  Will you have exhibited any like you always dreamed of? Will you still live […]

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Abalone is my Little Piece of Heaven

It is no secret.  Ever since the age of three, I have loved abalone.  The story goes that I was at a banquet in Hong Kong and was sitting in-between my grandma and my mom.  My mom whispered to my grandma in Shanghainese to take my abalone away as a three year old would not […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

When thinking about food it is often hard to take a silhouette picture of it just because we normally don’t backlight food.  We want to see what we are eating and all the ingredients that go into it.  It took my brain some time to think around it and come up with this photo.  A […]

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Happy National Pasta Day

I don’t normally get involved in these national food holidays or whatever days there are because every day is some sort of day it seems.  Sounds confusing?  Well it is to me too.  But when I found out that October 17th is National Pasta Day I had to write a blog in honor of my […]

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Food Safe Guru – Whole Foods Has Two More Recalls

Originally posted on US Food Safety:
Whole Foods is announcing another two food recalls. Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese KY BL PLU:  209578 All sell by dates Sold at Louisville, Kentucky Whole Foods ________________________________________ Blue Kentucky Rose Kenny’s PLU: 71113 All sell by dates Sold at  Nashville,  Tennessee Whole Foods To date, no illnesses have been reported. Signage…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Mine

This is mine.  My creation.  My dish.  This weeks photo challenge allowed me to bring to the table something new.  It is a bowl of Chinese noodle soup paired with chicken, mushrooms and wood ear.  Sounds simple?  Plating also makes a huge impact when creating a dish.  I love red and decided that this would […]

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Bacon shortage?

I was very alarmed a few days ago when a friend of mine alerted me about a possible pork shortage leading to a global crisis that seems “unavoidable”.  In disbelief, I read the article (link provided below) and was shocked at first.  However, I let the article sink in and my brain started churning.  It […]

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