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Strawberry Crumb Bars

I don’t know about you guys, but strawberry flavored ANYTHING is my absolute favorite! These strawberry crumb bars aren’t overly sweet (as with most of my desserts) and have this yummy, crumbly topping made with cinnamon and nutmeg…YUM! INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. of fresh strawberries chopped 1/4 cup of sugar 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract 1 […]

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Asian Fried Chicken

Homemade fried chicken is the BUSINESS!! Is there anything more glorious than a crispy batch of homemade fried chicken?? I THINK NOT. INGREDIENTS: 2 pounds of chicken wings, cleaned and patted completely dry vegetable oil for frying FOR THE MARINADE: 3 Tbsp of oyster sauce 2 tsp of fish sauce 1 tsp of sugar black […]

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Homemade Dinner Rolls

These dinner rolls are to die for! I would probably sell my first born for these… Okay, I may be exaggerating just a TEENY bit, but you get what I mean. Homemade dinner rolls that are soft and fluffy like these, are hard to come by. I will admit, that you do have to order […]

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Fresh Spring Rolls

Ingredients: rice paper very warm water For the filling: rice vermicelli noodles(cooked accordingly to the package) 1 pound of shrimp(deveined with the shell on) fried tofu Vietnamese ham(click here for my homemade recipe) bean sprouts green leaf lettuce mint cilantro saw tooth coriander(optional) chives(optional) For the peanut sauce: 1/2 cup plus 1 Tbsp of hoisen […]

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Stir Fried Pork Spare Ribs

If you are low on cash and need to whip up something quick and delicious for dinner, then look no further! My kids have requested this EVERY WEEK for the past month! This dish is served best alongside some rice. It also tastes great with anything pickled. Sometimes, I serve it with a side of […]

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Croissants and Pain au Chocolat

So, I’ve been thinking about making my own croissants from scratch, for quite sometime now. The thought alone always frightened me and I was sure that my first attempt at them would be a disaster! But to my surprise, my first attempt didn’t turn out too bad! While I was researching recipes and reading COUNTLESS […]

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Homemade Pho

I don’t know about you guys, but I’m pretty sure that all I need to survive is my hair straightener and pho. I can assure you that even in 90 degree weather, you can catch me in my kitchen hovering over my stove cooking up a big pot of pho. Since I married into a […]

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