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September 30, 2016

I love Trader Joe's. They have so many pre-packaged products that have gourmet quality.  Though eating whole, unprocessed food is smart health advice that we're squarely behind, cooking all from scratch ca...

September 28, 2016

Today I am wearing black on black, pairing my favorite wide-leg velvet pants with a silk wrap blouse and a pair of suede stilettos.  While a head-to-toe all-black outfit may sound cool, it may easily turn...

September 23, 2016

There are some snack foods in Chinese cuisine, especially the breakfast street foods that to this day, I still crave. Savory Tofu Pudding [ 咸豆腐花 ]  is one of them. The warm soft custardy tofu pudding, gigg...

September 22, 2016

I didn't realize that the military-inspired bomber jacket is so versatile and easy to style until very recently.  It can go with an overall, wide-leg jeans, leggings, a slip dress, slim pants, or a pencil...

September 18, 2016

Dinner Menu Planning - *Sweet and Sour Spareribs [ 糖醋排骨]*  &  *Tofu Soup with Watercress [ 西洋菜豆腐羹 ]*

Sweet and Sour Spareribs is a hearty and rich dish that can easily feed a hungry stomach after a lon...

September 18, 2016

Tofu Soup with Watercress [ 西洋菜豆腐羹 ] is a light and tasty dish I would like to pair with a meat dish like Sweet and Sour Spareribs [ 糖醋排骨 ].  It balances the richness of the ribs.  As I mentioned in the Sp...

September 14, 2016

When September rolls around, it is often a dilemma when our hearts and minds are ready for fall fashion, yet summer's warm temperatures linger on.  Transitional dressing can be a tricky feat, but by incorp...

September 11, 2016

Stir-Fry Rice Cake with Crab (蟹炒年糕 ) is a dish that I have been enjoying since I was a little kid.  It always reminded me of my childhood, my parents, and my hometown.  This time I cooked it with the crab...

September 11, 2016

Fall is the crabbing season,  so my husband and I went to the seaside two Saturdays in a row.  Though we did not catch many crabs and fish due to our inexperience, it was a great fun time.  Getting closer...

September 11, 2016

In this post, I am sharing an easier and healthier version of the Stir-Fry Rice cake with Crab dish -- 蟹炒年糕 - 健康简易版.  This cooking method does not require deep frying, but is still very tasty. It...

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