All posts filed under “FOOD

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Homemade Croutons

I love croutons. In fact, I rarely eat salads or even soups without them. Making them is really easy and fast. We always have leftover French bread so I quickly turn them into these crunchy and tasty goodness! Add some herb seasonings to stale French… Read More

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Enjoy Today!

Hope everyone’s having a great day! There’s not much going on here in my little corner of the universe just a little reminder to “Enjoy Today!” Sometimes life is hard or disappointing but I can assure you that it’s not really as bad as you… Read More

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DIY Hot Chocolate Dippers

Winter in Boston is no joke although this year it has been very mild- relatively speaking. When it’s cold and snowing, staying in bed with your jammies and sipping on something warm is ideal. I’m often found with a hot mug of tea or (decaf) latte literally… Read More

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Fig, Bacon, and Olive Tart

Holidays are all about creating memories with the family. Most of those memories are food-related. For me, I always remember going to the grocery store with my youngest sister every Thanksgiving eve to get loads of ingredients for the big day. On Thanksgiving, we would… Read More

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Thanksgiving Recipes

Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is just around the corner. I’m very excited about this because we can finally cook in our new kitchen! It’s been two long years in the making so I’m ready to get my holiday hosting game on! There are so… Read More

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Candy Apple Lollipops

Caramel candy apple season is here! I love this sweet fall indulgence but let’s be real, it’s so hard to eat. Sticky, icky, and often way too big to finish in one sitting. The kids love this treat too but every time Axel eats something… Read More

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Waffle Two Ways

If you haven’t eaten, I’m so sorry (#sorrynotsorry)! Today, it’s all about waffle dress-up. There’s a salty version and then a sweet one which means you can either have two individual servings (for you and a friend) or enjoy both all by yourself.   The… Read More

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Small Bites and Tea

Preparing small bite snacks doesn’t have to be boring. For us well-rounded folks, there are many options. Think about combining your two senses- sight and taste. Everything tastes better when it looks delicious, no? Oh- and by ‘well-rounded’ I mean those of us who eat… Read More

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Spa Water: Counting Colors

It’s been so hot that I’m secretly wishing Fall was here. However, I need to get my act together and be grateful that I can walk outside with just a light cotton dress and flip-flops combo. This is a big deal for someone who lives… Read More

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Party-Perfect Crostini

If you are planning to take advantage of the last bits of summer entertaining, don’t do it without serving crostini appetizers. They are so quick to assemble and the topping combinations can be as wild as your imagination. Sounds interesting, no? Crostini are basically thin… Read More

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Monday Morning Musings

How do you approach Monday mornings? Long ago, I used to work at a job where Monday mornings give me major Monday blues and anxiety. I’m happy to say that those days are long gone. I don’t think any job is worth the stress and… Read More

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How To: Spicy Lobster Roll

We cook A LOT. Basically, at least five out of seven nights a week you can expect homemade meals. Most of the foods that we make are Asian- Vietnamese, Thai, Japanese, and Chinese. However, I rarely share any of the recipes on my blog here… Read More

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Cherry Banana Smoothie Bowl

This morning felt different. It was refreshing and so cozy. Snuggling under the blanket with the kiddos was ideal. At sixty something degrees, it was a nice change from the exhausting heat. With a refreshing morning, there has to be a matching refreshing breakfast. My… Read More