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Apricot Pistachio Cupcakes to Welcome Baby Alicia!

I have a great news to share with everyone.  My one and only brother Jean had his first baby girl this weekend.   I became an auntie to a beautiful baby girl Alicia.  She is  so tiny but yet so perfect and precious in every way.  To welcome baby Alicia home, I decided to make some […]

Healthy & Stylish Papaya, Shrimp and Soba Salad

Soba noodles?  Say what?  How’s this stylish?  What are they anyway?  Soba noodles are made from buckwheat and are much more beneficial to your health than wheat pasta.  I even think they are tastier than wheat pasta, but I will let you be the judge.  You can find out more information in the eHow article  […]

Persian Saffron Jeweled Rice with Dried Assorted Fruits and Nuts

On my previous post I also said that I will be sharing my Jeweled Rice recipe.  I just love having this rice for the holidays,  so I enjoy making it during this time of year. It’s the perfect side and the perfect way of dressing and making the holidays feel a little more special.  The […]

Beets, Pomegranates and Carrot Layered Salad with Champagne Simple Syrup Vinaigrette

I was tasked on preparing a beet salad and jeweled Persian rice for my mom’s Thanksgiving party.  I will share the jeweled rice on another post… My mom  said all I had to do for the beet salad is combine cooked  beets  and pomegranates and top them with walnuts, lemon juice and olive oil.  This […]

My New Late Night Snack: Smoky & Spicy Pepitas/Pumpkin Seeds

Do you ever find yourself opening your cupboards, or refrigerator looking for something that would help you pass your “hunger” stage? Well, that seems to happen to me often and usually I try to munch on something healthy. Since I am a moody eater, I can crave either  salty, sweet, or fresh things to much […]

Bobby Flay’s Chinese Chicken Salad with Chile Pea-mond Dressing

In celebration of summer, I am in the mood for salads more than usual.  I wanted to make a Chinese Chicken Salad and Bobby Flay’s version with Red Chile Peanut Dressing sounded like a great idea.  I really was attracted to  the combination of the napa cabbage and the  lettuce leaves in the recipe. Also, […]

Grilled Potato Salad with Creamy Herbal Dressing

I was asked to bring a potato salad for a family July 4th party.  Well, not really asked… It’s more like I volunteered to bring something and my friend suggested that I bring a potato salad.  But because I am such a difficult person, I could not settle for just buying one from the store.  […]

My 1st Post/Attempt to be creative – s-Thai-lyzed Mango Tuna Salad with Spicy Peanuts and Onion Rings on a Crispy Egg Roll

There was a peanut recipe contest on the Food Network Magazine.  Although I did not enter in the contest, I thought it would be fun to think of a recipe that will have that crunchy, peanut-y taste. I started asking myself the following questions: Q: What type of food do I enjoy peanuts with? A: […]

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