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

Perfect Rich and Sweet Blueberry Crumble (Grandma Inspired Fantastic Treat #5)

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Our grandma was born in Oregon, the third highest cultivator of blueberries in the US, behind Michigan and Georgia. But that is not the only reason this recipe reminds us of our grandma. The second reason was her dentures. She had “soft … 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

Perfect Plump Peach Muffins with Crumb Topping: GIFT #3

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Every time we see peaches we think about our Grandma. Our grandparents had lots of different jobs during their lifetimes but the one that they most talked about was when they had a farm and ran a roadside fruit stand. … Read More

The Best Outlander Gift Guide

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In March, we had the pleasure of listening to Diana Gabaldon speak at the Tucson Festival of Books. We wrote about our experience in our most popular post to date. Read it here. During this panel, Ms. Gabaldon talked about how she had … Read More