Creamy, One Pan Mac n Cheese

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Happy Halloween everyone! We hope you have a spooktacular day with plenty of tricks and treats! For today’s Recipe Monday, we will be making Creamy, One Pan Mac n Cheese. Mac n Cheese is one of those foods that we … Read More

The Best Brioche Buns!

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While we love a good hamburger bun from the grocery store, after a trip to Fuddruckers last month, we decided to try to make some hamburger buns of a similar caliber. The brioche buns at Fuddruckers had a glorious sheen … Read More

Super Easy and Yummy French Dip Sandwiches!

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French Dip sandwiches are always one of our top choices when we go to a cafe. They seem quite fancy, but they are easy to make for fine dining at home, especially if you make a brief stop at the deli. … Read More

Top-Notch Thai Pork Curry

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Fall has come and flocks of children, from preschool to college, are returning to school. While we no longer go to school, it still holds a special place in our hearts. Some of the most interesting people we’ve ever met … Read More

Scrumptious Shrimp and Vegetable Okazu (GIFT #6)

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Our last Grandma-Inspired Fantastic Treat (GIFT) was for a Perfect Rich and Sweet Blueberry Crumble. Today’s GIFT is for Scrumptious Shrimp and Vegetable Okazu. In Japanese, the traditional definition of okazu is a general name for anything that is served … Read More

Glorious Ground Beef Tacos with Potato, Onion, and All the Hot Sauce!

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We love Mexican food, that is a fact. We have previously shared our recipes for chicken tacos, fresh corn tortillas, and pico de gallo. Tacos are one of our favorite foods. Today we want to share our mom’s recipe for ground … Read More

Very Eggy, Very Veggy Egg Foo Yung: GIFT #4

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Egg foo yung is derived from the Chinese fùh yùhng meaning “hibiscus.” The resulting egg and vegetable patty does actually resemble a hibiscus flower. It is a traditional Chinese dish originating from Shanghai. Our Japanese American grandma loved to cook up this … Read More

Grandma’s Sweet and Savory Teriyaki Chicken (GIFT #2)

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This is the second post in our blog series, Grandma-Inspired Fantastic Treats (GIFTs). Today’s treat is our Grandma’s recipe for teriyaki chicken. She would make this dish for special Japanese holidays including New Year’s, Boy’s Day and Girl’s Day. For this … Read More

Luscious Bacon-Wrapped Steak Fit for a Queen

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Bacon-Wrapped Steak is a luxurious menu item that can be found at just about any steakhouse. The only problem is that you have to pay an arm and a leg to eat the meaty goodness. But have no fear, you … Read More

Delicious Grilled Chicken Souvlaki, Grandparents, and Utah

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Today we will be making Grilled Chicken Souvlaki, one of our favorite recipes for chicken. We made this batch of chicken for our retired school counselor neighbor who is recovering from hip replacement surgery. She is one of our favorite … Read More

Roasted Cauliflower and Gruyère Frittata

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Today’s frittata recipe uses the Roasted Cauliflower recipe we posted on Thursday. This is the first frittata I’ve made that tastes almost as good as quiche. So fluffy and light! Perfection. I like to think of frittatas as a slightly healthier version … Read More

Café-Style Ham and Cheese Croissant Panini

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This panini was inspired by two sandwichs I’ve had about town. The first was a sandwich that I had at my beloved Borders at the in-store Seattle’s Best Coffee Shop. I was starving so I ordered a simple ham and cheese (with mustard, … Read More

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